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Evaluation

Students wishing to receive transfer credit must submit a general petition to the Records Office, Room B220. Evaluations will be processed only if the student is currently enrolled in a program of study and has started their first semester of enrollment. The student must also have a complete file, which consists of a Triton application, official high school or GED transcript, and official college and/or military transcripts.

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Students who are seeking academic credit for courses completed at other institutions or through prior learning assessment must be currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program. Students must adhere to the Triton College residency requirements for graduation with a degree or certificate. To meet the residency requirements, students must complete 15 of the last 18 credit hours for a degree and 50% of the credit hours for a certificate, including the last 6 credit hours. Only those credits that are applicable to the student’s curriculum at Triton College will be accepted.
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Academic credit is generally accepted only from institutions that are accredited by one of the regional accrediting associations approved by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation. All foreign/non-English transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES member. A complete list of NACES members can be found here.
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Prerequisites and/or remedial courses are not transferable. Prerequisite credit and course substitutions must be approved through the Department Chairperson and Dean.

Please allow four to six weeks for evaluation of transfer credit. A completed evaluation sheet will be sent to the student via mail.