Transient coursework is any coursework taken by a currently enrolled WVU student at
Students are limited to take a total of 18 credit hours in transient, and only 9
of which may be major specific requirements.
Any coursework taken within two (2) years from a student's last term of enrollment
at WVU will be subsequent to university and college specific transient policies.
For more information regarding transient coursework and related policies, please
refer to the WVU
Once you know what courses you want to take, and where you want to take them, you
and your advisor can access the
transfer credit database
to determine how the course(s) will transfer back to WVU (downloading and installing
the launcher is required).
If you want to take a course that is not listed, you must request that it be added
to the database via the
Transfer Equivalency Review Request (TERR)
In most cases, the review process takes 5 to 10 business days.
- Courses that are not in the database will not be approved to be taken in transient.
- Courses taken in transient at other institutions without proper approval will transfer
in as NOEQ 1NT (refer to our main page).
Request transient approval
to take a course(s) at another institution.
You will need to download the PDF, complete and save it, and then email it to
your advisor for review and submission to the Dean's Office for approval.