Online Classes Fraction of Cost

FSCJ offers transient students an affordable option to get ahead in their studies or catch up on classes they’ve been meaning to take. If you’re currently enrolled at another college or university and want to take advantage of online opportunities from home, register as a transient student at FSCJ. You’ll be able to earn college credits and transfer them over to your home institution. Be sure to obtain approval from your college or university before pursuing transient enrollment at FSCJ. 

FSCJ is expanding our face-to-face class offerings following all safety protocols. Multiple class options are available from online, “live online” or hybrid classes. We encourage you to learn more about class modalities and available course offerings. Be sure to check out the information below to register for classes correctly. If you have questions, please reach out to us at (904) 646-2300.

Incoming Transient Students

Students who are attending another state college/university, but want to take course(s) on a temporary basis at Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) are considered incoming transient students. Students in transient status must obtain approval from their home institution prior to enrolling in courses at FSCJ to ensure transferability of credits back to their home institution.

Florida Colleges and Universities that participate in

FloridaShines is a statewide hub of innovative educational services that connects you to Florida’s colleges and universities.

  1. Select the course(s) you want to take from the FSCJ online class schedule. To determine if a course requires prerequisites, search course via the FSCJ online Catalog.
  2. Contact an academic advisor at your home institution to ensure course transferability.
  3. Log into to complete a Transient Student Admission Application.
  4. The completed application will be electronically submitted to your home institution for approval. After your home institution approves the application, it will then be routed electronically to FSCJ for processing. During this entire process, you will receive email notifications on the status of your application from each institution.

Note: Check the status of your application at any time by logging into It may take up to 10 days, on average, for the home and transient institutions to complete the application process.

Colleges and Universities that do not participate in FloridaShines

  1. Submit an FSCJ admissions application.
  2. After submitting your application for admission, please review the course(s) you want to take from the online class schedule
  3. Contact an academic advisor at your home institution to ensure course transferability.
  4. Submit the approved Transient Request Form received from your home institution to any FSCJ Advising Center or our online help desk ticket system

Registration Process

Transient students may register at any time during open registration by logging on to the online student portal. View your academic record, register, change your class schedule and make payment on the web at any time with the exception of occasions when the College is updating system records. During these times you will receive a message that the system is not available and to try back later.

Paying for Classes

Tuition and fees must be paid by the advertised payment due dates.