Transfer Students

Communicate with Your Adviser

Meet with your Academic Adviser to discuss declaring majors and developing an outline of courses for your time at TU. Make an effort to meet with your Academic Adviser 1-2 times per semester. Make sure you are on track to graduate and taking the correct courses for your major and minor.

Get Familiar With Your Campus and the Resources Available

Get involved—there is a wide variety of clubs, activities, and groups to join on campus. Join the Commuter Advocacy and Resource Society (CARS). Consider studying abroad and visit the Center for Global Education (CGE). Visit the Student Association (SA) and Student Activities websites to learn about student organizations, intramural sports, leadership opportunities, and TU discounts at local venues. Go to True Blue Neighbors and find ways to volunteer. Log in to the TU portal and check the campus calendar of events daily.

Visit different buildings and get familiar with your new campus, meet new people, and find spots to hang out and study. For more information on all the offices you should visit to set up email, buy your parking permit, search for campus jobs, buy textbooks, etc. Read the Academic Bulletin and Student Code of Conduct and know the rules at TU.

Contact Financial Aid to see if you qualify for any aid or scholarships. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.

Visit the Center for Student Academic Success

The Center for Student Academic Success(CSAS) has many resources available for transfer students, including academic success coaching, subject tutoring, disability services, and academic success workshops.

Develop Your Career Goals

Visit Career Services, located on the second floor of the Student Union. There are several job fairs throughout the year, so keep an eye out for emails about them. Job fairs are a great way to network for research opportunities, internships, and jobs. This is a good place to practice interview skills.

Build Your Resume

Find out about jobs on campus through Financial Aid. See if you qualify for work-study positions. Find a faculty mentor in your career field who can guide you on building your resume.