Transient Study Instructions

Who can receive Transient Study?

  • Students who are degree-seeking at UNC Charlotte 
    • Students who are not full-time students in the semester in which they are taking the course at another institution
    • Students who are full-time students in the semester in which they are taking the course at another institution, if the course is NOT offered at UNC Charlotte 
    • Students who seek to take a course at another institution in the summer term(s)
       

How do you receive Transient Study?

  • Complete Transient Study Form 
  • Submit the Transient Study Form to the Department of Languages and Culture Studies main office for approval signature of the Associate Chair 
  • Submit the form to Niner Central at registrar@uncc.edu 
  • Register and pay out-of-pocket for all courses at host institution after receiving approval 
  • If you need financial aid, submit the Transient Study - Financial Aid Request Form with documentation as requested on the form
  • Request an official transcript from the host institution be sent to the UNC Charlotte registrar registrar@uncc.edu
  • Transcripts need to be received by the scheduled deadlines indicated on the Transient Study-Financial Aid Request Form. 
  • If transcripts are not received, financial aid may be canceled for that term, and future requests will be denied.
     

How does Transient Study work? 

  • Courses taken at another institution will appear on your transcript and be added to your credit hours 
  • Courses taken at another institution might fulfill Major, Minor or general education requirements
  • Courses at other institutions can not be used to Grade Replace courses attempted at UNC Charlotte via transient study 
  • Courses at other institutions can not be used to calculate into your UNC Charlotte GPA via transient study
  • No credit will be accepted for courses below a C level for undergraduate students