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  1. Transfer Steps_Get Advice_Advising Appointment Prep

    The link to this worksheet is available for you to download. It is under List of Attachments in the box to your right.

    PMP - September 22, 2021

  2. Academic Planning_Advising Conversation Topics

    Read this document to learn about important conversation topics to discuss during your advising appointments.

    Transcripts. If you have transfer credits, bring copies of your transcripts and test scores. Carefully review with your advisor for applicability to your program.

    Degree requirements. Confirm the graduation requirements of your major, minor, and concentration area, if applicable. 

    PMP - September 22, 2021

  3. Academic Planning_Student Support Services

    Read this document to learn about common student support services.

    Career Services

    Career Services personnel offer you assistance with writing resumes, finding a job, accessing career fairs, and applying to internships or graduate school.

    Counseling Services

    Professional counselors offer confidential counseling and referral services at little or no cost to you.

    Educational Accessibility Support (Disability) Services

    PMP - September 28, 2021

  4. Academic Planning_Preparing for an Academic Advising Appointment

    This document provides tips to prepare for your academic advising appointment.

    Records and Documents

    Bring important records to your academic advising appointment. Important records include, but are not limited to, the following: college transcripts, military transcripts, degree planning sheets, Advanced Placement Test Scores, CLEP Scores, and Individualized Educational Program (IEP) documentation. 

    Confirm Academic Information

    PMP - September 28, 2021

  5. Academic Planning_Rebounding From a Tough Semester

    Read this document to learn how to rebound from a challenging semester.

    Institutional Support

    PMP - September 28, 2021

  6. Academic Planning_Stem vs Non Stem

    The link to this worksheet is available for you to download. It is under List of Attachments in the box to your right.

    PMP - September 28, 2021

  7. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Breaking the Swirl

    Review this document to learn about the swirling transfer student.

    What is the Swirler?

    The term “swirler” describes an undergraduate student who transfers to and from several different colleges without earning a degree or credential. Rarely do “swirlers” move neatly between institutions. Often, this results in increased tuition expenses, an extended graduation timeline, duplication of coursework, excess credits, and in some cases, no credential. 

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  8. Enrollment/Admission Planning_International Students

    Read this document to learn about entering college as an international student. 

    International students 

    If you’re an international student, your home country may be in North America, such as Canada or Mexico, or it may be in Europe, Asia, Africa, or other continents. 

    Freshman International Students

    You are considered a freshman in the U.S. if you have not completed college work in your home country or elsewhere in the U.S.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  9. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Tips for Military/Veteran Students

    Review this document to learn more about entering college as a member or former member of the military.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  10. Financial Planning_Federal Financial Aid and Satisfactory Academic Progress

    Review this document to understand how Federal financial aid and academic progress are connected.

    Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

    If you are receiving financial aid (loans, grants, other) through the U.S. Department of Education, you will want to understand the importance of maintaining your grades and progress throughout your college years. The Department of Education has established criteria for eligibility of financial aid based on Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), as defined below:

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  11. Student Resources_Academic Accommodation

    Read this document to learn about tips to transfer academic accommodation for disabilities between institutions and/or establish accommodations at your new institution.

    • Ensure that all of your academic accessibility information is up-to-date.

    • To avoid delays, know your institutional deadlines and timelines for submitting documentation.

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  12. Student Resources_Building a Support Network

    Read this document to learn about building a support network.

    Making the transition to college (or from one college to another) can be challenging. Developing and nurturing support networks (and being a part of others' support networks), can contribute to a smooth transition. Some tips that may help you during this process include the following:

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  13. Student Resources_Common Student Support Services

    Read this document to learn about common student support services.

    Career Services personnel offer you assistance with writing resumes, finding a job, accessing career fairs, and applying to internships or graduate school.

    Counseling Services offer professional confidential counseling and referral services at little or no cost to you.

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  14. Student Resources_Connect With Campus Worksheet

    The link to this worksheet is available for you to download. It is under List of Attachments in the box to your right.

    Review the institutional profile and explore the institutional website to learn about the student services and campus resources available to you. Document your findings on this worksheet.

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  15. Student Resources_First Generation Student Support

    Review this document to gain tips for first-generation students.

    Who are First-Generation (First-Gen) Students?

    Generally, you’re considered a first-generation college student if you’re the first in your family to attend (or complete) college. Some colleges may have different definitions for first-gen students, such as those whose parents did not attend college but whose siblings did attend college. 

    What are Some Tips for First-Gen Students?

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  16. Student Resources_Online Learning

    Use this document to determine if online learning is right for you.

    What is online learning?

    Online learning is a type of learning offered via computer. You can attend classes during times established by the instructor (synchronously) or at times that work with your schedule during the semester (asynchronously). Course assignments, instructor communication and peer communication are generally available online. 

    Is online learning for you?

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  17. Student Resources_Success With Technology

    Review this document to learn about tips for college success related to the use of technology.

    What Technology Will You Need?

    Generally, colleges and universities require students to use computers or other connected devices before, during and after enrollment. You will likely need to use software applications for the following:

    • Applying to college

    • Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  18. Student Resources_Transferring During A Pandemic

    Read this document to gain tips for transferring during a pandemic.

    1. Check admission requirements at colleges you’re interested in. Due to the pandemic and its evolving impact, some colleges have temporarily changed admissions criteria. 

    2. Check the transfer policies at the college(s) you’re considering. In addition to checking the standard transfer policies, check for temporary and modified transfer policies related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  19. Transfer Steps_Appealing Transfer Credits

    Use this document to learn how you can appeal the transfer credit evaluation completed at your college or university.

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  20. Transfer Steps_Get Advice_Pay For College

    Read this information to learn more about areas you can explore to pay for college.

    PMP - September 30, 2021