(Not applicable to freshman or transfer students)
Applicants who are mature and/or who may not meet admissions requirements but who have a satisfactory record of experience and education may be admitted to courses. Special students are admitted for one term only (space permitting) and must be readmitted at the beginning of each subsequent term.
Applicants who are regularly enrolled students at other institutions provided the appropriate official at their institution authorizes their attendance at Elizabeth City State University, approves in advance the course work selected, indicates the individual is in good standing at that institution, and otherwise approves the transfer credits taken at Elizabeth City State University may qualify for transient studies. At the end of one term of work, transient students must transfer to Elizabeth City State University or withdraw.