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.
Learn from transfer experts & peers
Find transfer-focused research & reports
Develop your transfer advocacy skills
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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
Our Signature Programs
NISTS 2023 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
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.