How can I be eligible?
1. You must be in good academic standing at Malone University, which is defined as having a
cgpa of 2.0 or higher.
2. Your transient work may only be taken at a regionally accredited institution.
3. You must obtain transient certification prior to the taking of coursework at another
institution. Course(s) may not be accepted at Malone if prior approval is not obtained
through the Office of the Registrar.
How do I apply?
1. Use your Advising Worksheet to review graduation requirements with your advisor in order
to identify courses that could be taken at another institution.
2. Search for your course selections on the institution’s website or contact the institution
3. Obtain scheduling information and written catalog course descriptions for the course(s) you
are considering for transient status.
4. Determine if the institution runs on a quarter or semester system.
5. Complete the Request for Transient Certification Request Form, which is available at
www.malone.edu/registrar under ‘Find a Form.’ Once reviewed, the Office of the Registrar
will send a letter to the transient institution verifying permission to enroll for the approved
How do I enroll for the approved transient work?
1. Apply to the institution for transient (i.e. guest) admission status.
2. Register for the approved course(s) following the institution’s guidelines. Please note that
Malone’s transient approval does not guarantee your enrollment at the approved
How does this transient work affect my Malone records?
1. You must earn a grade of “C” or higher in each transient course in order for credit to
transfer back to Malone.
2. At the conclusion of your transient course(s), you must request that an official copy of your
transcript be sent to Malone. Credit will not be awarded unless this item has been received.
3. Grades earned in your transient course(s) are not calculated in your Malone cgpa. Each
course will appear on your transcript with the number of credits earned; however, a grade
will not be listed.
4. Transient work will be included in your final graduate honors calculation.