Transient Students

  • Taking classes at SCC while you are enrolled at another college is a smart way to earn credits while saving time and money!

    Before applying to SCC, check with your college's registrar office to ensure the course you want to take at SCC will transfer.

    See transfer articulation details and agreements at SC TRAC or website. View a list of colleges that have transfer agreements with SCC.

    Steps to Enroll for Transient Students

    For a hard copy, download and print our Transient Student Checklist (PDF).

    1. Apply to SCC

      Apply online or at any SCC campus location. A non-refundable $25 application fee is required to submit an application. Application fee payment details.

      Once you’ve applied, log into your
      My SCC Portal account, and access your SCC email account. See instructions here.
    2. Submit Transient Coursework Approval Form

      Submit a Transient Coursework Approval Form from your college to the SCC Admissions Center: PO Box 4386, Spartanburg, SC, 29305. 

      Official or unofficial transcripts will be accepted in lieu of the Transient Coursework Approval Form. 

      Official college transcripts can be requested through the Parchment Exchange websiteIMPORTANT: Please email electronic transcripts to

      Find out more details regarding transcript evaluations here.

    3. Take Entrance Test, if applicable

      Visit the Admissions Center and complete the COMPASS skills assessment, unless you have already taken -

      • Previous college introductory courses and earned a "C" or better, as shown on your Transient Permission Form or official college transcript, or
      • ASSET
      • ACT and scored a minimum of 19 in Math and 19 in Verbal, or
      • SAT and scored a minimum of 480 in Math and 480 in Critical Reading on the SAT

      Find out more about
      COMPASS testing.
    4. Confirm Acceptance, See Advisor & Register

      Confirm your acceptance into the College by visiting or calling the SCC Admissions Center at any SCC location

      Once accepted, an Academic Advisor will assist you with advising and registering for classes.

      Registration Start Dates for New Students

      Summer 2015 - March 23, 2015
      Fall 2015 - April 20, 2015
    5. Pay Tuition & Fees

      Follow up with the Financial Aid Office and the Business Office to confirm that your tuition and fees are paid.

      Don’t get deleted!
        If you have not paid your tuition by the specified deletion dates, you will lose your class schedule and have to pay $75 to re-register.

      Once tuition and fees are paid, obtain your parking decal at the Business Office, have your SCC student ID made in the Admissions Center, and purchase books for classes at The Book Inn.

      Congrats! Now you are ready for classes!


  • Apply Now! 

    Fall Classes Begin:

    Sept. 22, 2015

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    Dan L. Terhune Building

    Phone: (864) 592-4800

    Toll Free: (866) 591-3700

    Fax: (864) 592-4564

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    Friday | 8:00am-5:00pm


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