Transient and Special Students

A. Transient -- A student who is pursuing a degree at another institution may be considered for transient admission. The student must present a statement of good standing from the college in which the student is pursuing a degree and proof of passing the TASP. Transient admission is granted for a maximum of twenty-four semester credit hours. Credits earned as a transient student may be applied to a degree at Sul Ross, at the discretion of the major department, AFTER regular admission is granted.

B. Special -- A student who is over 21 years of age who does not intend to work towards a degree at Sul Ross and who has a high school diploma from an accredited high school or a GED may be admitted to the Rio Grande College to enroll in a part-time schedule for enrichment purposes. Credits earned as a special student may be applied towards a degree at Sul Ross, at the discretion of the major department, AFTER regular admission is granted. Students enrolling as special students must meet the requirements of Section III.A above. A maximum of 9 semester credit hours may be taken as a special student prior to regular admission.