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Non-Degree & Transient

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Students who are not seeking a UWF degree but want to take classes should complete a non-degree or transient student application.


If you want to take undergraduate courses at UWF and are not seeking a UWF degree, complete a non-degree application.

Non-Degree Application

Florida Transient

Are you enrolled in a degree-seeking program at a Florida public university or state/community college? You will need to complete a transient student application through Florida Shines.

Transient Student Application


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Undergraduate non-degree candidates are not required to submit any transcripts for admission purposes, although many academic departments may need a student's unofficial transcript to show that a course prerequisite has been satisfied.

Non-degree students are not eligible to receive financial aid benefits.

Current and continuing degree seeking students have course registration priority. Non-degree student registration opens after the open registration period has ended for degree seeking students. Learn more about dates and deadlines.

Be sure to complete all portions of the application section on residency for tuition purposes, and provide evidence of residential status for your residency classification. Once cleared for admission, non-degree students should complete their next steps.

The transient student process is designed for degree-seeking students who are attending a Florida public university or state/community college and have permission to enroll in courses at UWF.

For questions about applying as a Florida Shines Transient student, please contact the Office of the Registrar. Once cleared, transient students should completed their next steps.