Applying as a transient (visiting) student

To be considered for admission as a transient student, you must meet certain requirements and submit the following items to the Office of Recruitment and Admissions by the posted deadline.

calendar Spring deadline: December 1
Summer deadline: May 1
Fall deadline: July 1

ApplyTexas U.S. Transient Application for Admission

$40 application fee
  • Note: For applications submitted after the priority deadline for the semester of intended enrollment, the application fee is $50.
  • This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • If paying by check, make check payable to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi; include your (student's) full name and last 4-digits of your (student's) Social Security Number in the memo section.
  • Some students may be eligible for a fee waiver.

Official college transcript


Official Letter of Good Standing

  • You must submit an official transcript from the institution you are/were regularly attending.
  • An official transcript bears the original signature of a school official and/or an official school seal.
  • In some instances, information from your transcript may be used to determine your eligibility to enroll in certain courses that require a prerequisite. Learn more about our transfer credit policies. 
  • Applicants may also submit an official letter of Good Standing from the institution's Registrar Office. The Letter of Good Standing may be submitted in lieu of an office college transcript.
  • Note: In the event course prerequisites are required an official college transcript must be submitted.


Additional items 
(if applicable)
  • Military transcript(s)
    • Information from your military transcript may be used to determine your eligibility to enroll in certain courses that require a prerequisite. Click here to learn how to obtain your military transcript.
  • Core Residency Questionnaire (Texas Residency)
    • Some students may be eligible for in-state tuition. Click here to learn more about our residency requirements.
Optional items
  • Though not required, you can submit any of the following items to supplement your application for admission:
    • Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Resume
    • Essay
    • Personal statement
    • Special circumstances

Please submit all necessary documentation and items to:

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Office of Recruitment and Admissions
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5774
Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5774

Your application for admission will be processed once the Office of Recruitment and Admissions receives all required items.

Application deadlines