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Transfering to Cincinnati?
Every transfer student experience is unique, and enrolling at a new institution can be challenging. That's why we have a dedicated team of academic advisors assigned to help make your transition to University of Cincinnati as seamless as possible. Our transfer advising services include:
- General pre-transfer advising
- Major changing advising
- Help with exploring program options
- Unofficial, preliminary credit evaluation
If you'd like to set up an appointment regarding credit evaluation, please fill out the information request form (if you are a current UC student, please schedule an appointment using Starfish). Please allow up to one week for an advisor to contact you to set up an appointment.
If you've recently confirmed your admission
Please visit the next steps page for more information about when to expect to be assigned a college advisor and more. Also, make sure you've taken care of the essentials, before classes start. To help you on the way, we've put together a transfer student checklist.
If you haven't applied to Cincinnati yet
If you have questions regarding the application process, the Admissions Office can help with matters such as:
- How to apply
- Where to send transcripts
- Application status
If you have transfer advising questions prior to applying or confirming, you may schedule an appointment with one of our advisors. We provide:
- Tailored, personalized academic advising
- Unofficial credit evaluation
- Credit applicability and transferability to desired major
- General advising questions about joining the Bearcat family!
Don't let your credits go to waste
If you transfer from an Ohio two-year community or technical college, you may have already earned an associate degree. Check out the State of Ohio's Credit When It's Due initiative, for more information.
Resources for Transfer Students
Semester schedules and important dates and deadlines for class registration, withdrawal, fees, and refunds.
Learn how the Accessibility Resources Office empowers students with disabilities through accommodations and support services.
Cincinnati has agreements with colleges in Ohio and throughout the U.S. that enable students to easily transfer to our university.
Resources for your career planning, such as job search preparation, profile assessment, and coaching.
If you transfer from an Ohio two-year community or technical college, you may have already earned an associate degree.
Academic tutoring, writing assistance, and supplemental instruction for students, with both individual and group options.
Search among more than 250 undergrad majors and programs, and learn more about admission requirements and courses.
OTM guarantees students transfer of applicable credits among Ohio's public colleges and universities.
The portal for all things related to registration, student records, student accounts, financial aid, and collections.
Required for new students who have never taken college-level English or Math courses.
Search for scholarships and aid especially dedicated to transfer students.
Find out if and how your credits transfer towards your program at Cincinnati, including current college credits, CLEP, AP scores, and more.
Transferology is a free tool that allows students to get information about course equivalencies, programs, courses, and degree audits among a number of participating institutions, including University of Cincinnati.
The center helps prepare students to become effective leaders, and plays a key role in the mission of the university.
The Bearcat Bond supports Cincinnati's mission in shaping educated and engaged citizens by incorporating the Just Community Principles.
The Bearcat Card is both your student ID and a pre-paid debit card that can be used at over 400 locations on and off-campus.
The center enhances the cultural, ethnic and racial awareness of the entire university community and supports the needs of students of color.
An inclusive campus community that welcomes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and provides support, resources, and advocacy.
Fellow transfer students are looking for roommates. Sign up and find your new home today!
Get involved on campus with more than 500 student organizations, as well as activities and cultural programs for students.
The Student Code of Conduct defines behavior expected of all University of Cincinnati students.
Learn more about the SHI eligibility requirements, coverage, enrollment, charges, and deadlines.
Find out how you can use your VA benefits at Cincinnati and learn more about veteran-specific activities and programs.
There's something for everyone in Athletics, whether it's Division I athletics, club or intramural sports, or recreation.
Our campus bookstore offers everything from school supplies to light dorm room furniture. In-store and online.
Everything you need for your workout at a student discount, including fitness equipment, courts, and pools.
Find information on meal plans, dining centers, and Food Service's contribution to sustainability.
Residence hall communities are safe and convenient low-stress environments that encourage and promote student success.
Ten libraries, including digital collections, textbook reserves, remote online access, and more are available to you at no cost.
View parking maps, buy your parking pass, and get updates about event parking. Motorist assistance is also available.
Get more information on public safety and emergency response resources, including police, fire, and safety services.
Cincinnati’s free campus shuttle bus system provides over a half-million rides annually. View routes and schedules.
UC's innovative, collaborative and student-centric eLearning ecosystem, where Bearcats thrive.
Cincinnati's online student management system. Add/drop classes, view grades, manage financial aid, and much more.
A UC email account is provided to all University of Cincinnati students and will be used for all official university communications.
Starfish is an appointment scheduling and Early Alert tool developed to support student success and engagement.