Non-Degree Seeking and Transient Student Information

Male student taking classes online Whether you're needing to take a class to transfer back to your home institution or you're just trying to learn something new, Jacksonville State is the perfect fit for your academic and career goals. With 95+ academic programs and built-in student support, we are here to help you succeed!


  1. Submit your Admissions Application
  2. Pay your $35 non-refundable application fee (or provide information for a fee waiver)
  3. Submit required documentation

*Application processing will begin once the final required document has been submitted.

**Already applied but never attended? Fill out your Application for Readmission

Non-Degree Seeking Admission Requirements

  • Send all official transcripts directly from the institution you have previously attended or a letter of good standing from your previous institution to

Transient Admission Requirements

Next Steps

Find Your JSU ID Number

Your nine-digit JSU Identification (ID) Number is located at the top of your acceptance letter. You will use this number to reference your personal student information when contacting offices on campus.

Log In to MyJaxState

Your username and initial password are located at the bottom of your acceptance email. You will use this username and initial password to access your MyJaxState account to view personal student information, view your financial aid information, and access many other options.

Log In to Your JSU Email Account (GEM)

Each student is assigned a JSU E-mail account upon admission. The E-mail address is located at the bottom of your acceptance letter.  Visit Office 365 to log in.  Please start checking your JSU E-mail account frequently as important information is communicated via this account.

Get to Know JSU

JSU hosts multiple student events as well as daily campus tours so you can get to know the Friendliest Campus in the South

Get Advised and Registered for Classes

Students will need to set up an appointment with an Academic Advisor before being cleared to register for classes. Your advisor will help you work on your plan-of-study, determine your career goals, and stay on track during your journey at JSU.

Important Dates

February 1: Competitive Scholarship Deadline

Contact Us

Want to learn more? Our friendly staff and Admissions Counselors would love to help!

Contact the Admissions Team