Learner Support Services –Transfer Resources
Search the college/university web site.
Some universities have limits on number out-of-state transfers accepted.
GPA requirement is sometimes higher for some majors/programs than institution requirements
Look up their general education (core) courses
Go to the department your major is in and look at requirements for your major to be sure your know what to take
at NWACC that will transfer into your major- not just to the university.
Check to see if they have a designated transfer counselor in admissions to help you.
9-12 months prior to expected transfer
Check college application deadline
Review program/major requirements and application deadlines
Scholarship deadlines – apply for as many as you qualify for
Housing deadlines come early – plan ahead. If you plan to live off-campus ask if there is someone on campus
to help you find appropriate housing close to campus.
6 months before expected transfer (may be earlier at some institutions)
Apply to institution by priority deadline, when possible
In addition to your institution application send an official transcript (you are required to send official transcripts
from all colleges attended). Usually your application will not be processed without an official transcript on file. Remember to send another transcript when you finish your semester or after each course or courses you finish at NWACC. You must keep your new institution transcript current.
Send immunization records
When you receive your acceptance letter, you will be told to sign up for orientation or to sign up to see an advisor to
You need to respond immediately so that you can select courses as soon as possible.
Your advisor may be a general transfer advisor or may be a faculty advisor in your major department. Travel to your new campus and take and a guided tour when possible. Most admission offices offer them regularly – just call.
If you are not able to go during scheduled tours, at least go on campus and walk around and familiarize yourself with buildings.
If you have questions or are looking for a way to connect to your new college, contact the NWACC Transfer Resources. Look for planned activities on campus and at your new college on the Transfer Resources web site.
All information published online by NWACC Transfer Resources is subject to change without notice. NWACC Transfer Resources is not responsible for errors of any kind resulting from access to this resource or use of the information contained therein. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented as factual; however errors may exist. Always countercheck facts when considering their use in other applications.
Questions or comments about the web site? Please contact Transfer Resources