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Mechanical Engineering Online Summer Program 

Undergraduate Transient Student Application

Students from other institutions who wish to enroll in courses during the summer only are considered transient students. To apply as a transient student, please follow the steps listed and submit the transient student application as instructed on the registrar’s web page: (

Please note: Transient students should work with their home institutions before enrolling in Clemson courses to verify that course credit will transfer. It is incumbent on the student to ensure they have the background coursework to successfully complete their online classes at Clemson. We do not verify course prerequisites for transient students.

Deadlines for COMPLETED applications:

  • The deadline to apply for Summer session I and Long Summer is May 7, 2019.
  • The deadline to apply for Summer session II is June 19, 2019.

Summer session course dates:

  • Summer session I: May 14-June 21 2019.
  • Summer session II: June 26-August 5, 2019.
  • Long Summer session: May 14-August 5, 2019.

For the full summer schedule with course add/drop deadlines, view the registrar’s academic calendars.

Required Application Materials

As part of the application process, you will need to provide the registrar’s office with the following documents:

  • Letter of Good Standing from your home institution.
  • An Official Transcript
    • Mail to: Registrar's Office, 102 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634
    • E-transcript:
    • Provide proof of Legal Presence
      • United States Citizens — A copy of your US Passport OR birth certificate.
      • International Students — A complete copy of your I-20 and VISA.


Once accepted to Clemson University as a transient student, you will be emailed information on registration, including your Clemson University ID Number, userid and password. After you receive your CUID number, please fill out the Transient Student Acknowledgement Form and send the signed form via email to Please include in your email:

  • Your name and CUID number
  • The list of courses you wish to take as a transient student

Once you are cleared to register, you will receive a reply via email. You will register for classes by signing into Clemson’s iROAR student information system at (in iRoar, go to Student 〉 Registration 〉 Add or Drop Classes) Please refer to the training resources for student registration found here:

Dates and Deadlines

Students enrolled in summer classes must observe add, drop and fee payment deadlines as stated on the Clemson academic calendars.

  • No students will be added to an online ME course after the last day to add a class.
  • No students taking online summer courses may be dropped after the official published last date to drop a course. See the academic calendar for these dates.