What is it?
General information about transferring courses to in-state and other partner universities is available online at the college website
How is it done?
The Online Transfer Guide aides students in transferring to other educational institutions
Each transfer program has specific instructions regarding curriculum and transfer procedures and students can verify with an advisor the best study plan to meet the requirements of other universities
College advisors stay informed on transfer agreements with other colleges and universities
Students attending public community colleges can see how their coursework will transfer to state universities through the general information available online through the Course Equivalency Guide (ie. CEG) http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/CEG
AZTransfer (ie.) provides information regarding policies and procedures for transferring credits from community colleges to the public universities in the state of Arizona
The Shared Unique Number (SUN) System in Arizona helps students identify courses which directly transfer between Arizona’s community colleges and three public universities
Budget: staff time to keep websites updated
What are the results?
Reduced tuition fees by maximizing courses taken at the community college
Partnerships with in-state universities are designed to make it easier and more affordable to transfer credits (examples below)
What have we learned?
- Access to the Online Transfer Guide empowers students to determine what courses are transferrable, eliminating potential problems
- Partnerships with universities can make an impact on continuing education
- Knowledgeable advisors are important
- The Online Transfer Guide informs students who want to transfer to other educational institutions
- Not all in-state universities have transfer opportunities in all areas