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Transient (Visiting) College Students

You are a Transient College Student if:

  • You are currently attending another college or university and are interested in taking a course(s) to be transferred back to your current college or university.

This isn't the type of student I am. Let me choose again.

Keep progressing toward a degree by taking a course or two from Chattanooga State.


Admissions Checklist for Transient College Students

Check mark Complete the Online Admissions Application


Check mark Submit Proof of United States Citizenship or lawful presence (This is not required to be admitted to the college. However, students who do not submit the proper proof(s), cannot receive in-state tuition rates or other state benefits.)

Submit one of the following unexpired documents:

  • ​Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for which the student's U.S. Citizenship or eligible non-citizenship status is confirmed
  • Regular Tennessee Driver License, State ID, or Learner Permit
  • Out of State:
      -  Driver License and State ID, or Learner Permit
      -  Government-issued birth certificate
  • U.S. Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card ​with picture ID
  • Certificate of Citizenship (N560 or N561)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (N550, N570, or N578)
International applicants should email for more information.


Check mark Submit Official College Transcript or a Transient Permission Letter

Transient permission letters should be emailed to

College officials may submit college transcripts electronically via one the following methods:

  • Electronically via the following vendors: 
    • Naviance
    • Parchment
    • National Student Clearinghouse
    • Credentials Solutions
  • Email as an attachment to​
  • Mail to Admissions Office, 4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37406
  • Fax to 423- 697-4709 

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Check mark Receive Your Acceptance Email

When all items are accepted and processed you will receive an email saying that you have been admitted to Chattanooga State.

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