Transfer-Year Experience Program

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Transfer-Year Experience

Transfer-Year Experience Program

The Transfer-Year Experience Program connects transfer students to experienced mentors, creates transfer-specific academic spaces, and builds avenues for transfer students to establish peer networks.

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Transfer-Student Signature Courses

As a transfer student, you arrive on campus with college experience but The University of Texas at Austin may be unfamiliar to you. To connect you with your transfer peers and help you acclimate to the level of academic rigor at UT Austin, we offer Signature Courses tailored to the transfer student experience. View the list of transfer student Signature Courses and discussion sections.


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Transfer-Year Interest Groups (TrIGs)

By joining a TrIG, you immediately have a reserved seat in high-demand courses, a built-in network of fellow transfer students, and a peer mentor with the experience and training to help you navigate your transition to UT Austin.


Transfer Student Award

Texas Transfer Students

Texas Transfer Students ((TTS) is an organization on campus started by transfer students for transfer students. TTS aims to provide a home for all transfer students by helping students grow academically, socially, and developmentally. Learn more about TTS and follow them on Facebook for information on their initiatives.

We want to hear from you

Sharing your experiences will help inform and shape programs for future transfer students. Along with any questions you may have, reach out to us with your stories and feedback about your transfer-year experience. Keep an eye out for opportunities to participate in surveys, focus groups, and transfer student programs.

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