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Creating a better transfer student experience. Together.

NISTS is the only national organization solely
focused on transfer student success.

We empower practitioners, faculty, and administrators to be transfer champions – agents, connectors, and advocates – who challenge the status quo to create holistic and inclusive transfer student experiences. No matter your role, or whether you work at a two- or four-year institution, we're here to support your work.

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NISTS 2023 Virtual and Portland Events

Our annual conference is the only national event where every session focuses on building transfer-inclusive cultures and improving transfer policies, programs, and practices. This year's theme, "Be a Connector for Transfer Student Success," will explore the many ways we can leverage our knowledge and networks to support transfer students’ journeys. 

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VIRTUAL  |  FEBRUARY 1-3, 2023

PORTLAND, OR  |  FEBRUARY 21-23, 2023

The NISTS annual conference provides relevant and practical strategies for improving transfer student policies, programs, and supports at community colleges and universities.

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