Visiting/transient and non-degree-seeking students can be classified as visiting students who are attending UF or as UF students who are attending another school.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who are non-degree-seeking students?
Non-degree-seeking students (or transient students) are students who take University of Florida courses but are not currently admitted to UF. Reasons students take UF classes as non-degree-seeking students can be to complete a certificate, take courses while enrolled at another institution, complete continuing education, or gain knowledge for personal growth and interest.
Who is not eligible to be a non-degree-seeking student?
The following individuals are not eligible to be a non-degree-seeking student:
- Currently attending matriculated UF students
- Any student who has previously attended UF but did not graduate (would have to apply for readmission)
- Any student who has had student conduct code violations
When should I apply to be a non-degree-seeking student?
Applications should be submitted two weeks before the semester you would like to attend UF.