Financial Aid Transient Process

A student seeking aid as a transient student must complete an application through Florida Shines.

How Do I Receive Financial Aid For My Transient Courses?

  • Answer 'yes' to financial aid questions in Florida Shines.
  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Enroll in POEC compliant courses at both your home institution and the institution you are visiting.
  • Verify that the courses and institutions listed in Florida Shines are correct.
  • Submit transcripts to the Registrar's Office for evaluation. Your eligibility will be determined at the end of the term attended. Please be advised you must have passing grades in order to receive aid.

Any issues with your courses, application, or institution selected, please see your Academic Advisor.

Deadlines to turn in transcripts to receive financial aid
These deadlines are only applicable for submitting transcripts to the Registrar's Office in order to determine your eligibility for aid. You may still complete the transient process even if you are not requesting financial aid.
Federal Aid State Aid
Fall 2023 - February 3, 2023 Fall 2023 - January 3, 2023
Spring 2023 - June 9, 2023 Spring 2023 - May 15, 2023
Summer 2023 - August 25, 2023 Summer 2023 - August 14, 2023