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Taking Courses at Other Schools: Using the FLVC.org Transient Student Form Heavener School of Business 233 Bryan Hall (352) 273-0165 email@example.com 1) Review the website of the school you want to attend to determine the following: • Procedures for registering as a transient (or non-degree seeking) student • Course number(s) and title(s) Universal Tracking Equivalencies • The availability of the course(s) (Note: Most schools do not post their summer course schedule until mid to late March) Important Note: Some institutions require students to apply for admission to their school before they fill out the transient form, while others want students to fill out the transient form first. 2) Go to www.flvc.org. Click “Student Login” and create a username and password if you have not previously. 3) After logging in, select “Transient Student Admission” under “Apply”. 4) Read the instructions and click “Continue” 5) Select “University of Florida” in the drop down menu under “Select Home Institution” 6) Enter your UF GatorLink ID (not your UF ID) and your password. 7) Make sure the institution you want to attend is listed under the “Login Assistance” page. If not, please contact your Heavener School of Business Advisor. Important Note: FACTS.org may not accept your GatorLink password if it contains an unusual character (including some punctuation marks). The only way around this is to change your password. 8) Select Business Administration and All Departments from the drop down menus. Click next. Note: If you are not currently a business major, you need to select the UF college that oversees your current major. 9) Complete the form and select the transient institution you want to attend. 10) Select the term/year and type in the course info. Type your UF ID number in the “Student Comments” box, and click to sign. Your transient student form will be automatically sent to the UF Heavener School of Business. An academic advisor will approve or deny your request. A transient form might be denied if . . . • You’re enrolled at UF in the same term you’re asking to attend the other institution. • You need 30 or less credits to finish your UF degree. • You are not a business major. • You have already earned a C or better in the course you want to take. • You request to take a course that you are required to take at UF. When your transient form is approved by a Heavener School of Business Academic Advisor, it will be automatically sent to the UF Registrar. When approved by the Registrar, the form will be automatically sent to the transient institution for final approval. You can check the progress of your transient student form on Facts.org, on the transient student form main page. To earn credit for the course(s) you complete at another institution, YOU must ask the institution to send your transcript to University of Florida Transfer Credit Evaluation PO Box 114000 Gainesville, FL 32611-4000 ALL course work completed at other institutions MUST be reported. IMPORTANT GUIDELINES FOR TAKING COURSES AT OTHER SCHOOLS Courses You CAN Take at Other Schools Universal Tracking General Education Foreign Language Free Electives Courses You CAN’T Take at Other Schools Core Business Courses Major Courses Area of Specialization Courses Restricted Electives (i.e. Non-Business/Business Electives) Grades Earned at Other Schools . . . • WILL NOT be calculated into your UF GPA but will appear on your official UF transcript. • WILL be calculated into your business Universal Tracking GPA The Nine Hour Summer Requirement Courses taken at a Florida community college WILL NOT count toward the nine hour summer enrollment requirement. Courses taken at a Florida 4 year public University WILL count toward the nine hour summer requirement.
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