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For General Transfer Policies please see the General Transfer Policy page.

Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent enrollment is defined as degree-seeking students currently enrolled at Belmont University (full-time or part-time status) who intend to take additional courses at another U.S. accredited college or university during any term including summer.

The purpose of Concurrent Course review / approval is to ensure a course taken outside of Belmont will come back and count in the General Education as planned; meaning the outside course is “equivalent” to count as a Belmont course.

Maximum Credit Hours: Once a student has started/ matriculated to Belmont, s/he may not take more than a total of 18 credit hours at another college or university.  Exceptions to this policy include Belmont approved programs on other campuses and approved study abroad programs.

Receiving Grades: It is the student’s responsibility to contact the other college or university to request that an official transcript be sent to the Office of the Registrar once the course is completed and the grades are posted to the transcript.  Transferred grades of D+ or lower may not be used for major, minor, or general education requirements.  Refer to the transfer policy in the current catalog

Current students may request that the other college or university send the official transcript directly to the following:

Electronic transcripts:  registrar@belmont.edu

Mail Official Paper Transcripts: 
Office of the Registrar
Belmont University
1900 Belmont Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37212


The links below will help you to navigate the Concurrent Enrollment process on this page.
Concurrent Enrollment for Non-Seniors | Concurrent Enrollment for Seniors / Senior Residency Waiver

 

Concurrent Enrollment for Non-seniors (Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors)

When is a Concurrent Enrollment request NOT required?

  1. If the courses are in your major or minor, you should secure a Substitution Form from the academic department of the major or minor. Upon completion of the form, it should be submitted to the Registrar’s Office.  In the event that the substitution is denied, the student and advisor will be notified.    
  2. If you are taking a general education course at one of the Tennessee Community Colleges listed below, many of the course are already approved to come back to Belmont and count as “equivalent.” Please click on the college link.   

Find the course you are planning to take at the other college and if a Belmont course is listed beside it, that course will transfer to Belmont as specified.  Therefore, you do NOT need to submit a Concurrent Enrollment request.

  • Please confirm with your academic advisor that you need the course and that it will count as needed in your General Education or technical requirements.

*Transfer Equivalency Sheets for Tennessee Community Colleges

 

When is a Concurrent Enrollment request required?

  1. Concurrent Enrollment (Course) submission is required for General Education courses that are not listed on one of the transfer equivalency sheets at one of the Tennessee community colleges listed above.
  2. Please confirm with your advisor that you need the course and that it will count as needed in your General Education or technical requirements.

    Steps to submit the Concurrent Enrollment Request form:
  • Log into MyBelmont
  • Select the ‘Registration’ folder (left side of screen)
  • Click ‘Concurrent Enrollment’ in the drop-down menu
  • Complete all information in the form including the course description(s)
  • Click submit. An email confirmation is sent upon submission of the form

 

Concurrent Enrollment for Seniors/ Waiver of Senior Residency

Concurrent Enrollment is required for ALL Seniors. 

Degree seeking students are required to take their last 32 credit hours in their degree program at Belmont University.  Students may request an exception to the policy.  Prior to registration for the course(s), students seeking to take courses outside of Belmont must submit the Concurrent Enrollment request for Seniors (Waiver of the Senior Residency).  Any credit hours taken without prior approval will NOT be accepted for transfer. 

Receiving Grades for Graduating Seniors during the Semester of Graduation: It is the student’s responsibility to request that an official transcript be sent to the office of the Registrar once the course is completed.  Students approved to take course(s) at other colleges or universities in their final semester of study are responsible to ensure that the FINAL grade(s) and transcript will be submitted to Belmont by the Senior Grades Deadline indicated on Belmont University’s academic calendar.  Without grades, completion of degree requirements cannot be confirmed.  Students not meeting degree requirements may not participate in graduation or any related commencement activities.  Transferred grades of D+ or lower may not be used for major, minor, or general education requirements. 

  1. Concurrent Enrollment for Seniors and a Waiver of Senior Residency is required for all Seniors prior to their semester of anticipated graduation.
  2. Please confirm with your advisor that you need the course and complete a Course Substitution Form.
  3. Steps to submit the Waiver of Senior Residency form:
  • Log into MyBelmont
  • Select the ‘Registration’ folder (left side of screen)
  • Click ‘Waiver of Senior Residency’ in the drop-down menu
  • Complete all information in the form including the course description(s)
  • Click submit. An email confirmation is sent upon submission of the form
  1. Seniors with questions about concurrent enrollment or graduation may email graduation@belmont.edu.