INSTRUCTIONS

PART 1 & PART 2 (PDF)

Concurrent Enrollment Form

QUESTIONS

You can meet with your academic advisor by viewing their availability in your Success Network. You can access your Success Network by one of the following: 

  • Use the following link Success Network
  • Through MyFAU (click the Success Network Tab)
  • Through Blackboard (click the Success Network Tab)
  • By visiting the University Advising Services website or the Student Services Office within the college of your major (see the Advising Resources Tab at the top of this page for a list of colleges) 
The steps indicated are for students requesting to take courses in the State of Florida at a Public Institution only. Please speak with your academic advisor if you want to take courses out-of-state or at a private institution.
Right now, due to the high volume of transient requests, processing is about 5-7 business days. Usually it takes about 2-3 business days. 
If you have any questions regarding your Transient Request, please contact the FAU Transient Administrators at fautransient@fau.edu (please include your Z number in the email).
If you have any questions regarding your Transient Request, please contact the FAU Transient Administrators at fautransient@fau.edu (please include your Z number in the email).

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • PART 1 of the transient process is currently closed.  If you have a request for the Spring semester, please email fautransient@fau.edu with your request (please be sure to include the following: Name, Z-number, Course Prefix and Number, Term Requested, Institution, Justification, and any other additional comments. 

  • Please note that due to the large amount of submitted requests, processing is taking longer than expected. We will continue to process them in the order in which they were received as quickly as possible.

  • PART 1 for each semester will be available to all currently enrolled FAU students once the schedule of courses at FAU have been posted


CURRENT FAU TRANSIENT STUDENTS 

Please note that due to the large amount of submitted requests, processing is taking longer than expected. We will continue to process them in the order in which they were received as quickly as possible.

Upon matriculation at Florida Atlantic University, undergraduate students are expected to take courses required for the degree in residence at FAU. Students may take courses elsewhere if certain conditions are met, such as the course is not offered at FAU or the student will be residing outside the FAU commuting area.  To take courses elsewhere, students must follow the process found below and obtain approval in advance.

Also, students should be aware of the following requirements:

1. the last 30 upper-division credits must be taken at FAU; and

2. at least 75 percent of the upper-division courses in the major must be taken at FAU.

Students who find it necessary to take an upper-division course elsewhere within their last 30 credits of enrollment may petition to do so via the Academic Petitions Process. Please visit your college’s student services webpage and/or office for additional information. This petition must be approved before students can submit their transient request.

Graduate students should contact the Graduate College before submitting a request. 

The steps below are for students requesting to take courses in the State of Florida at a Public Institution for Undergraduate students only. Please speak with your academic advisor if you are taking courses out-of-state or at a private institution.

In order for a transient request to be approved:

  • Students must complete (with approval) the two part process outlined below. Please note that students must await final approval before registering for your course(s) and no requests will be processed until the schedule of courses for the term requested is released.
    • Although students may receive approval in PART I, they may not receive approval in PART II if the course(s) selected are not in line with degree requirements and advisor's recommendations.
  • Students must be in good standing at FAU and eligible to register for the term of the transient form.
  • If the transient term is the first term of the student’s admission, the student must also be registered for courses at FAU. For information on financial aid for transient coursework, visit http://www.fau.edu/finaid/getting-started/special-programs.php.

PART I 

There are many course options available in the summer. If your request in Part 1 was not approved, it is VERY important that you meet with your academic advisor to see what additional courses are available to keep you on track to graduate.

A. Transient Course Request (PART 1) - Login

  • Click here to login - https://transient.fau.edu  
  • Log in using your FAUNetID and password (the ones you use to log into MyFAU). Be sure to save this link for later use.

B. Submit a New Request

1. Click Create/Review Request at the top left corner of the screen.

2. Select the following information from the drop down menus:

    • School: This is the school you would like to attend as a transient student
    • Semester: This is the semester in which you would like to be a transient student

3. Add your course(s). To add a course, click on Add Course.

4. Enter the following information:

    • Prefix: Use your mouse and click under the Prefix column and enter the prefix of the course you are requesting. For example, if you want to take ENC1101, enter ENC as the prefix.
    • Course Number: From the example above, this is would be 1101.
    • Credit Hours: The number of credit hours of the course.
    • Justification: From the options given, reason you are requesting to take transient work.
    • Comments: Any additional comments you would like to include

5. Once finished adding courses, click Submit for Approval .

    • Once you submit, you can edit your pending request if needed.
    • If you edit your request be sure to click Submit for Approval to resubmit your request.

6. To view your request(s), both Pending and Completed, click My Request at the top left corner of the screen. Double click the school name in the Requests box to see the Approval status of your completed request(s).

C. Once your request is COMPLETED (Completed does not mean approved)

1. Log back in to the system: https://transient.fau.edu

2. Click My Request at the menu at the top of the screen.

3. Double click the school name in the Request Box to see the details of your Completed request(s).

    • Green Checkmark : Get your verification code and go to PART II
    • Red X : Contact your academic advisor to discuss additional options www.fau.edu/successnetwork. You can edit your request (click Edit Request) if needed. Be sure to click Submit for Approval to resubmit your request.

NOTES:

1. You will receive an email to your FAU email account once you submit your request indicating your request has been submitted and is PENDING.

2. You will receive a second email to your FAU email account once your request has been COMPLETED. You will need to log back into the system to view the status of your completed request. If you complete PART II, you will receive an email indicating if your Transient Form Application is approved.

PART II 

Please note that due to the large amount of submitted requests, processing is taking longer than expected. We will continue to process them in the order in which they were received as quickly as possible.

You must have approval in PART I and a verification code before you can complete PART II. Remember: Approval in PART I means you are eligible, based on your selected justification, to take courses another institution. PART II is specific course approval. Although you may have approval in PART 1, you may not receive approval in PART II if the course(s) you select are not in line with your degree requirements and advisor's recommendations. 

REMEMBER: You need your verification code from PART 1. Your PART 2 request will not be processed without this code. 

  • Go to www.FloridaShines.org .
  • Scroll down and click Take a Course.
  • This page will bring you to the Transient Student Application. Scroll down and click Start or check the status of your Transient Student Application now.
  • From the dropdown menu select your Home Institution: Florida Atlantic University.
  • Enter your ID: Z number with a capital Z.
  • Enter your PIN: Your birthday, in MMDDYY format.
  • Read the information and click NEXT.
  • Select your Program: University Advising Services.
  • Enter all the required information.
  • Enter your Verification Code from your request in PART I into the Student Comments box.
  • Click to sign the form then click Send to complete your transient course request.

NOTES: Once you complete PART II, you will receive an email indicating if your Transient Form Application is approved.



 Last Modified 3/3/17