The Transfer Playbook: Essential Practices for Two- and Four-Year Colleges

May 2016


Joshua Wyner, KC Dean, Davis Jenkins & John Fink

Community College Research Center


​The playbook from the Community College Research Center and the Aspen Institute offers recommendations to both policymakers and front-line practitioners for improving transfer now, and guidance on issues needing more attention in the future. The findings and recommendations in this report point to the need for more systemic changes in our national tracking systems and accountability structures to provide more effective incentives to both two- and four-year institutions to support transfer students.