University of Louisville Undergraduate CatalogSummer 2011 – Spring 2012
If the student is transferring from an international post secondary institution, the student must submittheir academic records to Educational CredentialsEvaluators, Inc. (ECE), P. 0. Box 92970, Milwaukee,WI 53202 or World Education Services, Inc. (WES),P.O. Box 11623, Chicago, IL 60611–0623 for acourse-by-course evaluation. An application for evaluation and a brochure describing ECE’s or WES’s procedures, services and fees is availableupon request from the Office of Admissions. It is theapplicant’s responsibility to submit credentials toECE or WES and to pay all charges for theevaluation. Only evaluations submitted directly fromECE or WES are accepted.Once transcripts are received, a tentative evaluationof advanced credit will be issued. The final decisionto award degree credit, however, is made in theacademic unit in which the student intends to pursuea degree.
If a student has a break in enrollment of two or morecalendar years, that student must apply for readmission to an enrollment unit, and if admitted,will be subject to catalog requirements in effect at thetime of readmission. Students who were not enrolledduring the immediate past semester, but wereenrolled within the last two calendar years, and whowish to continue in the school and program in whichthey were last registered are eligible to reenroll. Theyneed to complete the request to re-enroll form at theadvising center of their academic unit or at theRegistrar’s Office. Students completing the re-enrollment process are eligible for early registrationfor the term in which they wish to return. Studentswhose last enrollment status was visitor, high schoolvisitor, suspended or who were dismissed, mustreapply. Students last enrolled in University College,Allied Health or Transitional Studies must alsoreapply through the Office of Admissions since theseunits are no longer in existence.
Visiting students are those individuals who are pursuing a degree from another institution, but who plan to enroll at the University of Louisville for onesemester. Submit the application online atlouisville.edu/admissions/apply and pay a $40.00application fee (payable by credit card or electroniccheck) for each semester you plan to attend.Applicants to the Speed School of Engineering or College of Business must also include transcripts.
High School Visitors
A senior student who is presently enrolled in highschool and who wants to take one or more collegecourses prior to graduating from high school will beconsidered a High School Visitor. These studentsmust submit an application, $40.00 application fee,high school transcript, test scores (ACT, PSAT, or SAT), and a letter of recommendation from their highschool counselor. Students who have not completedthe first part of their junior year should contact theOffice of Admissions for information concerningadditional requirements for admission.
International Student Applicants
There are essentially three areas of concern for international applicants. They are:1.Successful completion of a strong, qualityacademic program.2.Proficiency in the English language.3.Ability to demonstrate financial resources.Students who are not U.S. citizens or immigrants willneed to submit an admissions application to theOffice of Admissions and financial documents to theInternational Center. The application providesinformation concerning the student's academic background and educational goals. Applicationsshould be received by the Office of Admissions wellin advance of the desired enrollment date in order toallow adequate time for processing. Internationalstudent applicants should refer to the following list of application priority deadlines:
Fall Semester: May 1Term begins late August
Spring Semester: November 1Term begins early January
Summer Semester: April 1Various terms begin in May, June and JulyWhen all required credentials have been submitted,the application will be reviewed by the Office of Admissions. Once an admissions decision has beenmade, the student will be notified.International students applying to undergraduate programs will need to submit official transcripts of records from all secondary schools, universities,colleges, or professional schools attended. If officialtranscripts are not in English, you will also need tosubmit notarized English translations of your records.All post-secondary work must be submitted toEducational Credentials Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) or