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For many, transferring is too difficult.
We're on a mission to change the status quo.

EDUCATION

We offer professional development for practitioners, faculty, and administrators at two- and four-year institutions.

RESEARCH

We bring together a wide range of stakeholders to explore the pressing issues and obstacles related to the transfer student experience.

ADVOCACY

Our goal is to increase access to and attainment of postsecondary credentials by promoting seamless transfer pathways.

WHAT WE DO

ON-DEMAND
TRAINING

Transforming Culture and Empowering Change Agents Through Transfer Advocate Training

This on-demand video training, presented by TransferNation, will walk you through building a Transfer Advocate Training (TAT) that works for your campus and community. The TAT resources will provide participants with methods to expand transfer advocacy and develop agents of change beyond those in transfer-specific roles.

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NISTS RESOURCE

Supporting Transfer Student Success: Five Key Faculty Practices

Because the classroom (whether virtual or physical) is an essential spot for facilitating student learning, belonging, and connections, college faculty have an undeniable part to play in supporting transfer student success. This short guide is designed to help faculty reflect on and reframe the ways they think about, teach, advise, and mentor transfer students. 

NISTS RESOURCE

How to Create a Comprehensive, Transfer-Centered Website

NISTS partnered with mStoner to conduct a year-long research project exploring the ideal transfer website. The result of our study is a comprehensive transfer website strategy guide that details best practices and tools for creating and maintaining a transfer-friendly site that addresses students’ top needs and concerns. Check it out!

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20TH ANNUAL NISTS CONFERENCE

ST. LOUIS, MO | FEBRUARY 2-4, 2022

VIRTUAL | FEBRUARY 23-24, 2022

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