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Transfer Resources by Unit/Area


The Global Community for Advising (NACADA)   

NACADA Clearinghouse, Resources for Advising Transfer Students

NACADA provides a well-organized webpage with links to articles, reports, and other resources related to advising transfer students.

NACADA Journal  

Searchable, open access to the journal is provided on this site. There are frequent articles related to advising transfer students.

Advising Community on Transfer Students

This is a very active and supportive group of advising professionals who work with transfer students. The group includes individuals a wide range of advising roles including: admissions professionals, faculty advisors, and advising administrators.

Enrollment Management & Admissions

National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)


Transfer Knowledge Center

This is a great resource designed for admissions and enrollment management professionals. It categorizes resources into four areas: The Transfer Process Defined, Transfer is Trending, Keys to Transfer Success, and State Policies on Transfer.


American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)

Transfer and Articulation

AACRAO provides resources related to credit transfer policies and procedures with a primary focus on registrars.


Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL)

Transfer-Related Reports and Resources

Search "transfer students" to see an even wider selection of blog posts and resources. 

Orientation & Transition Programs

Association for Orientation, Transition, and Retention in Higher Education (NODA) 

NODA Transfer Services Network 

“The purpose of the Transfer Services Network is to address the specific transition needs of transfer students and provide support and resources to those who plan orientation, transition, and retention programs for this unique population.”

Orientation Planning Manual, Chapter 3 

Marling, J. L. & Jacobs, B.C. (2014). Transfer Student Orientation: The Swirling, Whirling World of Transfer Orientation:  Meeting the Needs of a Dynamic Student Population. In the Orientation Planning Manual. Minneapolis, MN: National Orientation Directors Association.

The Journal of College Orientation, Transition, and Retention

This peer-reviewed journal regularly includes articles related to transfer students. 


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