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Admission to FSU as a Special Visiting Student is a four -step process:
  1. Complete the appropriate application:
    1. if you have not obtained a bachelor's degree and intend to transfer courses taken at FSU to your home institution, you may complete the special visiting undergraduate application or apply online by visiting
    2. if you have a bachelor's degree and desire to take courses for professional development or a second bachelor's degree, complete the graduate application
  2. Remit a $40 non-refundable application fee.  The application fee must be paid by cashier's check, money order or personal check.
  3. Provide an official transcript from any other university, college, technical institution, junior or community college attended.  Students applying for special visiting status at the undergraduate level may use a high school transcript.
  4. Complete the NC Residency process.

Please mail or deliver these items to:

Fayetteville State University
Office of Admissions
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC  28301-4298

The Admissions Office will provide a student identification (banner) number.  An alternate pin number will be provided by the Office of Summer School to all Special Visiting students so that you may be able to register for the desired courses. The Office of Summer School can be reached by:

  1. telephone at 910-672-1229, or
  2. visiting the office, located in the School of Business and Economics, Suite 130

Pre-requisite overrides will be entered manually by the Office of Summer School upon the request of the special visiting student. It is the responsibility of the student to seek prior approval from their home institution to ensure that the correct course necessary to complete degree requirements will be taken.

Special Visiting students:  1) have not completed a baccalaureate degree, 2) may be permitted to enroll in up to seven hours per session (ten hours with a GPA of 3.0 or higher) for a maximum of 30 hours and 3) all prerequisites must be cleared through the Office of Summer School.

Professional Development students:  1) have a baccalaureate degree, 2) are allowed to take a maximum of six credit hours during the summer sessions or a total of twelve semester hours and 3) all prerequisites must be cleared through the Office of Summer School.

Second Bachelor's Degree:  1) requires full admission to the university and 2) will be assigned an advisor based on the declared major.

If you are unsure of your student type or if you have questions about the process, please contact the summer school office at 910-672-1229.

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