Presentation on theme: "Welcome To OPEN HOUSE. TOP REASONS ASU LOVES TRANSFER STUDENTS Knowing the ropes Diverse population Value education Appreciate learning Desire to be a."— Presentation transcript:
TOP REASONS ASU LOVES TRANSFER STUDENTS Knowing the ropes Diverse population Value education Appreciate learning Desire to be a Mountaineer Work ethic Interesting/life stories More mature Ask great questions Valuable experiences TEN
Why Appalachian ? In addition to an exceptional education in a beautiful setting, Appalachian State University…. Makes your transition as smooth as possible Dedicates an entire department to the evaluation of transfer credit Provides abundant opportunities for student involvement and leadership Provides ongoing support throughout your academic career with MAP-Works, Jump Start and transfer student mentors
Agenda Prospective Students Accepted Students Resources Student Involvement Remaining Activities Survey
Prospective Students Requirements Students that meet high school minimum course requirements At least 30 transferable credit hours Students that do not meet high school minimum course requirements In state – 30 hour block, 44 Hour Core, Associate in Arts or Associate in Science Out of State30 hour block A minimum cumulative GPA of at least a 2.0 A C or better is required for all transfer coursework C- and below will not transfer Admissions Apply early Must have 12 semester hours of completed college coursework at point of application Application is currently open for all 2014 terms Completed applications Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the class is filled Current class data Transfer Track Fridays Campus visit designed specifically for prospective transfer students. Similar to the Open House set-up but in a smaller setting, hear details about admission, credit evaluation and advising from our staff and ask our transfer student panel questions about life on campus. www.admissions.appstate.edu/transfer-students
Accepted Students Meeting ASUs General Education Requirements Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Transfer Core Diploma (44 Hour Core) from a North Carolina Community College with a C or better in all core coursework Noted on Transfer Coursework Evaluation as GEP MET or CCC CORE Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees from out of state are reviewed on an individual basis General Education requirements completed at one of the UNC sister institutions prior to transfer are reviewed on an individual basis Individual articulated credits Elective Credit Petition Process – www.ota.appstate.eduwww.ota.appstate.edu
myApp-Transfer Credit Evaluation Dont forget to submit final transcripts after each semester! Students who have paid deposit can access on Appalnet account d
Resources www.ota.appstate.edu To assist students with the articulation of transfer credit www.advising.appstate.edu To assist students with General Education and/or major requirements www.era.appstate.edu Early Registration Advising
Resources JUMP START APPALACHIAN jumpstart.appstate.edu Helps students from Caldwell, Central Piedmont & Wilkes Community Colleges with the transition to the main Appalachian campus T-POP (Transfer Pre-Orientation Program) The aim of the day is to help you prepare for Orientation so that everything goes smoothly on that day. Students attending T-POP will still be required to attend an on-campus Orientation session. ACADEMIC SUPPORT lap.appstate.edu CAREER CENTERS careers.appstate.edu peercareer.appstate.edu DISABILITY SERVICES ods.appstate.edu UNIVERSITY WRITING CENTER writingcenter.appstate.edu
Resources APPALCART/PARKING Free public transportation, on campus parking is limited COUNSELING CENTER Involved in multiple aspects of student life FOOD SERVICES Express account HEALTH SERVICES See a clinician at no charge-most prescriptions are available at a nominal charge HOUSING Two transfer Residential Learning Communities (RLC)-One is for teacher education majors and the other is for transfer students in general Two transfer themed floors Pay your deposit early in order to apply for an RLC-limited space is available-Have a back up! www.transfer.appstate.edu
Student Involvement TAU SIGMA National Honor Society for Transfer Students, 3.5 GPA required CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS Find your fit! Over 200 to choose from or start your own www.transfer.appstate.edu
Q & A Panel Discussion Transfer Student Mentors
Remaining Activities Academic Department Visit Floor of Holmes CC – Ends at 12pm Student Support Services Concourse of Holmes CC – Ends at 12pm Financial Aid Mini Session Holmes CC Room 013ABC – 12-12:30pm Departmental Open Houses See Schedule Ends at 2pm Student Clubs/Organizations Plemmons Student Union – Ends at 2pm Campus Tours Durham Park – Last tour will go out at 1:30pm
Please note: OTA representatives will be available after the Financial Aid session located at 013ABC Holmes Convocation Center for additional questions.
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