Transient Students

Welcome Transient Student! We are excited that you are interested in Southern Crescent Technical College.

If you are a student in good standing at another institution, you may enroll in one or more courses as a transient student at SCTC on a space-available basis.

Admissions Process

The sections below will guide you step-by-step through the application process. We want to make this process as simple and easy as possible for you.

Note: New students will not be approved as transient to another college the first term of enrollment.

I am a Transient Student coming to SCTC:

  Step 1: Complete an Admissions Application


There are many ways to conveniently apply to our college:

Pay the application fee

The application fee is $25, non-refundable. Former student application fee is waived.
You can make your payment online (if you apply online), in
, by mail, or by phone at 770-228-7275.

If you have any questions about the application or admissions feel free to email or contact us at 770-228-7348.

To check your online application status, follow the instructions on Online Application Status.

Qualification for in-state tuition rates

To qualify for in-state tuition Southern Crescent requires all students to

  1. Verification of lawful presence in the United States (Citizenship)
  2. Proof of Georgia residency

Verification of Lawful Presence (Citizenship)

Effective January 1, 2012, all students applying for in-state tuition must provide
validation of lawful presence in the United States. The following documents will serve
as proof of lawful presence in the United States:

  • A current Driver’s License issued by the State of Georgia after January 1, 2008.
  • A current ID issued by the State of Georgia after January 1, 2008.
  • Any valid drivers’ license or ID card from a state that verifies lawful presence in
    the U.S.

Note: See section 5 of the Admissions Policy page for details and
full list of acceptable documents.

Proof of Georgia Residency (to qualify for in-state tuition rate)

To be classified as an in-state student for tuition purposes, an individual must show
that he/she has been a legal resident of Georgia for a period of no less than 12 months
immediately preceding the date of registration.

We can use one or more of the following to verify in state residence:

  • Georgia Driver’s License
  • Voter Registration card
  • Auto Registration
  • Georgia State Tax Form (GA 500 form- long form)
  • Utility Bill
  • Mortgage Agreement
  • Lease Agreement

Note: See Verification of Georgia
page for details and full list of acceptable proof of residency

All Lawful Presence and Georgia Residency Documents can be mailed to:

Griffin Campus: (770-228-7348)
Southern Crescent Technical College
Admissions Office
501 Varsity Rd.
Griffin, GA 30223

Flint River Campus: (706-646–6159)
Southern Crescent Technical College
Admissions Office
1533 Highway 19 South
Thomaston, GA 30286

Transient Letter / Agreement

You will need to provide a transient letter/agreement. Meet with the proper official
of your current college to obtain a transient letter stating which course(s) you will be
taking at SCTC and giving you permission to enroll.

Submit the required items to the Admissions Office at the campus where you wish to attend

Griffin Campus: (770-228-7348)
Southern Crescent Technical College
Admissions Office
501 Varsity Rd.
Griffin, GA 30223

Flint River Campus: (706-646–6159)
Southern Crescent Technical College
Admissions Office
1533 Highway 19 South
Thomaston, GA 30286

Acceptance Letter

Be sure to check your Online Application Stuatus to keep track of your application process. Statuses are updated as documents are received.

You should receive your acceptance letter in about 24-48 hours via email after you have been accepted.

Meet with Career Advisor

Meet with your Career Advisor to register for your classes.

You can find out how to contact your advisor on the Advisement page.

Attend Orientation (ROAR)

SCTC provides an orientation program to fully inform new and returning students on all areas of the College. The orientation session provides an opportunity for students to become familiar with the policies and procedures, and programs of study. It will also introduce students to the college administrators and student activities. Students are responsible for obtaining information presented at orientation sessions.

For details please visit the ROAR (Orientation) page.

Payment of Tuition and Fees

Full payment of outstanding charges is due to the college the day before the semester begins.

For Tuition and Fees details/information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

I am an SCTC student applying for Transient Status at another college:

  Step 1: Complete the SCTC Transient Request Form

The form will need to be signed by student and advisor, then returned to the Registrar’s Office or to

If Approved, Transient Permission Form will be sent directly to the requested school.

Student will need to meet all requirements for entry at the school of their choice.

Once Accepted, student will need to contact the school to register for courses.

Once the course has been completed and grades have been assigned, student needs to submit an Official Transcript to SCTC Registrar Office, so that the grade can be transferred in and applied to their academic history.

I am an online TCSG Transient Student:

  Step 1: Apply

Student will need to fill out the Online GVTC Transient Permission Form at

Create an account, fill out the application and choose the school and classes they wish to take online at the TCSG institution.

Student will get a verification e-mail sent to their student e-mail from SCTC stating they have been Accepted and processed. There will be additional directions they will need to follow to finalize their registration.