Transient Students

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Undergraduates from other U.S. colleges and universities may apply to be a non-degree seeking transient student. Make the most of your summer. Join other students at Emory this summer!

Apply/Application Deadlines

Below are the steps to follow in order to apply to attend Emory this summer. 

  1. Complete the online application.
    - Submit a Letter of Good Standing from your home institution
    - Pay the $75 non-refundable application fee online
    NOTE: If you attended Emory as a transient student in a previous summer, this application fee is waived. Email to request this waiver.

  2. Once your application is verified as complete, it will be marked final acceptance.

  3. After final review, you will receive an official final acceptance email notification.

  4. Log in to the PORTAL to view additional Pre-Arrival details in your online application checklist.

 First time applicants - Create a new online application login

Application Deadlines

Maymester: May 1, 2021

Session 1: May 17, 2021

Session 2: June 18, 2021


Tuition is assessed per credit hour during the summer. Emory, Oxford, and transient students are assessed $1,658 per credit hour on campus and $150 for student athletic and health fees; $1,327 per credit hour for online courses and $75 technology fee. See our Tuition & Fees page for more details.

Transient Student Summer Scholarship

Transient students admitted to Emory College for the summer may apply for the Emory College Transient Student Summer Scholarship. The scholarship application is included as part of the admission application.

The online application will provide a place for you to upload the additional required documentation:

  • Copy of your 2020-2021 financial aid award letter from your home institution

Deadline to apply: Start date of each session

Partial tuition awards are based on financial need and academic merit.

Courtesy Scholarship Benefit

Emory employees who qualify for the Courtesy Scholarship benefit may apply that discount towards the tuition of their child/dependent enrolled in credit-bearing undergraduate course work. 

Employees should consult Emory Human Resources to find out if they qualify for a courtesy benefit.

Course Enrollment

Upon notification of your acceptance to Emory College as a transient non-degree seeking student, you will receive written instructions on how to log in OPUS and enroll in a course(s).

Accepted transient students may also enroll in person on May 11 for Maymester, May 17 for Session 1 or June 28 for Session 2. Students needing assistance, may visit the Summer Programs office, 200 Candler Library, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Refer to the Summer Course Atlas below for all courses available. 


Note: To find specific courses for online, on campus or Maymester, filter by session.

For additional assistance or questions, email or contact the Summer Programs Office at 404-727-0671.

Transient students may request an official transcript to be sent to their home institution. The student's home institution determines if the credits will be accepted and how they will be applied. Transient students should consult with their home institution prior to enrolling in Emory summer school.