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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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The NISTS 2023 call for proposals is open! If you've developed a promising transfer policy, practice, program, or research project, our annual conference is the perfect venue to share your insights and lessons learned. This year's event includes face-to-face and virtual presentation options, and presenters from all functional areas at both transfer-sending and -receiving institutions are welcome to apply.  Submission Deadline: August 31, 2022

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VIRTUAL  |  FEBRUARY 1-3, 2023

PORTLAND, OR  |  FEBRUARY 22-24, 2023

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

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