Transfer Credit, Consortium, and Co-Registration Options

The below outlines alternative student registration options to help fill graduation requirements. Students may elect to take courses through co-registration other Marian University locations, through other colleges and universities that have a consortium partnership with Marian University, or through transfer work at other colleges and universities.  Advance approval is required for all the options.

  Co-registration or Consortium course Transfer course

Application and Approval

  • Student must follow proper procedures to request approval from the Marian University Registrar’s Office.
  • Marian University will facilitate the student’s registration in the course if approved.
  • The course will not break Marian University’s residency requirement (e.g. course may be taken during the last 30 credit hours toward the bachelor’s degree or last 15 credits toward the associate’s degree).

 

  • Student must follow proper procedures to request approval from the Marian University Registrar’s Office
  • Student must independently apply to the transfer institution as a guest student and register for the course.
  • A transfer course cannot be taken during the last 30 credit hours toward the bachelor’s degree or last 15 credits toward the associate’s degree without special approval.

Billing

  • Billing will take place through the student’s Marian University account. Financial aid may apply.
  • Student will be billed by the transfer institution. Marian University financial aid does not apply.

 

Credit

  • Students who receive a passing grade receive institutional credit (e.g. appears on the transcript like a Marian University course and not a transfer course). Some majors may require a higher grade for certain courses.
  • The final grade will calculate into the Marian University GPA.
  • Student must receive a minimum grade of C- for the course to be transferable. Some majors may require a higher grade for certain courses.
  • Student must have an official transcript sent to Marian University after completion.
  • The final grade will not calculate into the Marian University GPA.

 

Review detailed information and policies regarding each of these options below.​

Additional Information and Policies

  • Alternative MU Site Co-Registration

  • Acadeum Consortium for Independent Colleges (CIC)

  • Consortium for Urban Education (CUE)

  • Transfer Credit from another college or university

Questions should be directed to The Office of the Registrar at regis@marian.edu or (317) 955-6050.