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Visiting for the summer? Taking regular classes within the regular academic year?

Below is some important information you need to be successful if you plan to transfer courses back to your home institution.

Transient Student Checklist

You can enroll in courses by visiting and following the steps listed below.

Apply for Admission. Click on Apply Online from the top, right side. When you complete the application, make sure you choose “Transient” for the type of student and your major.

Choose courses that will transfer to your home institution and apply to your degree. Check with your advisor or the Registrar’s Office at your home institution to confirm that the course you choose will transfer and apply towards your degree. TIP: Visit to find course equivalencies for many institutions.

Choose your class schedule. Click on Class Schedule under the Academics tab. Check for class sections at the location most convenient for you. To register for classes email all of the following information to

  • Your full name, your email and your phone number(including the area code)
  • Your Clark State student number (provided in your acceptance email)
  • Term and year (e.g. Summer, 2016)
  • Course number, title and section number (e.g. ENG 1111, English I, EE01C)
  • Attach an unofficial transcript or degree audit. This is required to verify your eligibility to take the classes that you requested.

An email will be sent to you confirming receipt of your request.

Pay your fees. All fees must be paid by the dates publicized on the calendar under Current Students at the top of the page. Fees can be paid at the Cashiers Office in Springfield, the Student Services Offices in Beavercreek and Bellefontaine or online via WebAdvisor available through the student portal, myClarkState. Contact your home institution for questions regarding use of financial aid to pay for your classes.

Transfer class credit back to your home institution. To receive credit at your home institution, you must request that an official transcript be sent to them. To request your transcript, click on “Grades, Transcripts and Records” under the Academic tab.

If you have questions, please contact an academic advisor or call 937.328.6084 and ask to speak with an advisor.

Other helpful links available on

Information about online learning using Blackboard can be found through the Online Learning link under the Academics tab.

You can purchase your books online through the Bookstore link under the Student Life Tab.

You can view your schedule, pay your fees or print an unofficial transcript on the student portal, myClarkState. There is a link to myClarkState and to your student email account under the Current Students section. Your log on credentials for the portal will be provided in your acceptance email.

If you need help with technology issues visit the IT Help Center. They will help you with all types of technology issues, such as problems with Blackboard, WebAdvisor, myClarkState student portal, computers on campus, student account access, etc. Phone support and Live Web Chat are available 24/7/365. Contact the IT Help Center at 1.866.223.0387, visit online at or in person on the second floor of Rhodes Hall.

Please note: If you plan to take Clark State courses beyond your first semester, you must submit an official copy of your transcript from your home institution. All official transcripts should be mailed to: Clark State Admissions Office, P.O. Box 570, Springfield, OH 45501.

At the end of term, stop by the Records and Registration Office to request that an official transcript of your coursework is sent to your home college.

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