Explore majors: Your choice of major could narrow your
list of transfer institutions. The Discover Program is
a helpful tool to research majors. Ask the Registrar's office for a
token number to access the Discover Program.
Keep your advisor informed. Let your advisor know when
you have decided on a transfer institution or if you decide to change
Research transfer schools. Use the internet and the
Discover program; talk with advisors, family and friends.
Attend transfer student visit days or go on a campus
visit at 4-year institutions. Be sure to ask to speak with a representative
in your chosen academic area!
Sign up for email list serves and request general information
from the Admissions Offices of the 4-year institutions you are interested
Keep your grades up. Many 4-year schools have minimum
Participate in college activities to increase your chances
of admission into specific colleges or programs.
Take a couple of courses if you are running behind schedule.
You want to get that Associate’s degree before transferring!
Visit the transfer school(s) you want to attend if you
haven’t already done so.
Sophomore Year (1st semester
Narrow down your potential transfer schools to your
top two choices. Make follow up contacts with academic advisors in
your field of study and/or Admissions and Financial Aid.
Complete a dual advising form for the 4-year institution
you are interested in (some colleges do not have this service).
Submit the application for admission to the school(s)
of your choice.
Sophomore Year (2nd semester – spring):
Make the final decision on your transfer college.
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
The priority deadline is March 1 st. Follow up with the college until
your FAFSA application is complete.
Submit a scholarship application. Many Kansas schools
have a NOVEMBER PRIORITY deadline.
Look at housing options and turn in a residence hall
contract if you decide to live on campus.
Register for classes. The Regents colleges in Kansas
have transfer enrollment days in April. You must be admitted to the
college before attending an enrollment day. Don’t forget to take
a copy of your Cowley transcript with you to your enrollment appointment.
Go to Cowley’s Registrar’s office and arrange
to have your official CCCC transcript sent to your transfer institution
as soon as you graduate.