How to Complete Transient Paperwork

Step 1:  Florida Shines Website

  • Visit Florida Shine Website, click here
  • Read “What You Need To Know Before You Apply” first
  • Click “Start on check the status of your Transient Student Admissions Application now.”
  • Click “Sign in” to log in with your UCF NID”
  • Enter your NID and your NID Password
  • Complete the transient application, then click “Send.”

Step 2: Email Final Approval to Office of Military and Veteran Student Success (MVSS)

  • Email will be sent each office approves/denies your form.
  • Final Approval email will be sent when your home and transient institution has submitted approval.
  • Please save the final approval email and submit to the Veterans Academic Resource Center
  • MVSS will email the transient institution a parent letter.

Step 3: Enrollment Certification

  • Certify courses taking at host institution (UCF) with the MVSS
  • Certify courses taking at transient institution with their Veterans Center representative.


  • Email the Office of Military and Veteran Student Success at