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Transient Student

A transient student is in good standing at their home institution and will attend Tarleton State University for one semester and then return to the home institution.

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What You Need to Apply

  • Submit a Transient Application on ApplyTexas
  • Pay $50 application fee
  • Transient Form
  • Transcript from the home institution
  • TSI Waiver form (if required) If the student's home institution is private or out-of-state, the student must complete the TSI waiver form

ApplyTexas applicant type: Transient

Requirements for Admission

  • A transient student must be returning to their home institution immediately following attendance at Tarleton State University.
  • If a student chooses to continue with enrollment at Tarleton State University after one semester, the student must submit a new application and official transcripts from all schools previously attended before the student will be allowed to register for any subsequent semester.


Students are responsible for sending official transcripts from every institution they have attended. Official transcripts can be sent electronically to or mailed to:

Tarleton State University
Undergraduate Admissions
Box T-0030
Stephenville, TX 76402

Students must send transcripts from every institution previously attended or admission will be denied. Tarleton State University cannot receive transcripts by fax.

Additional Information

General Education information can be found on the catalog under General Education Requirements.