Planning Your Transfer
The transfer process is simple, but it’s important to start early. It’s never too early to plan!
- Decide what program of study or major you want to pursue (undeclared is okay).
- Determine if your program of study is a secondary admit. A secondary admit means that after you are admitted to the university you must be admitted into the college which houses your program. Some programs with secondary admits include business, education, engineering, nursing, social work, physical therapy, occupational therapy, music, dance, art and theater.
- Find how the classes you take at Schoolcraft College will transfer to your institution using the course equivalency tool.
- Talk with an Academic Advisor about your area of interest. There may be transfer guides or special agreements available for your program.
- Ask about the Michigan Transfer Agreement. This could save you time and money when transferring to a university. Once all coursework is completed, you can request the MTA endorsement by emailing [email protected]
- Complete appropriate Transfer coursework or a Transfer Associate’s Degree.
- Contact the universities you’re interested in attending to request catalogs and applications. You might also be able to meet with an admissions or transfer representative to assist in transitioning you to the university. Also try to visit your intended college.
- Once you apply to your transfer university and submit appropriate application fees, request an official transcript from Schoolcraft (and any other colleges you’ve attended) be sent to the university or universities of your choice. Schoolcraft transcripts may be requested at studentclearinghouse.org.
- Complete the steps for financial aid.
- Work with your university advisor on remaining coursework toward your degree.
Note: If you have fewer than 30 college credits, some universities require you to send high school transcripts.