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Transfer Track

Calling all Transfer Students! Join the Transfer Success Track at any point in your first semester at CSUSM. Participants must complete 5 events ranging from one of each of the five Learning Outcomes in the Co-Curricular Model. Complete 5 events by the deadline, and you will be invited to an end of the semester celebration to receive a gift for use in your future career! More information about the Transfer Success Track will be provided at New Student Orientation!

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Please reach out to Orientation & New Student Programs at (760) 750-4930 or with any questions.

Transfer Success Track Certificate: 

As you jump into your first semester at CSUSM, we would like to offer you a specialized track for Transfer Students to get connected on campus.  The Transfer Success Track is a great way for you to meet CSUSM faculty, staff and students.  You will have the opportunity to make your years at CSUSM really count by getting engaged in leadership and professional development opportunities.   

Click Here to access and complete the virtual Transfer Success Track tracking sheet. 

Transfer Student Initiatives & Programs
(Resources to satisfy the Transfer Success Track)

  1. Join us for Transfer Tuesday Topics in the Academic Success Center every Tuesday during U-hour!
  2. Check out the variety of interactive workshops through the Career Center to assist with your career decisions and job search skills!
  3. Online Transfer Student Community via Cougar Courses!
  • Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

    UNESCO Mural Project for TLC Civic Engagement
    Arts 1st Floor Outside Breezeway
    The Mountain Shadows: Painting Our World Radiantly (M:POWR) mural project, started in Spring 2013 and is a partnership between CSUSM's TLC program, Mountain Shadow Outreach Programs, San Marcos Arts Council, Art Miles Mural Project, and the United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

  • Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

    Job Search and Interviewing
    Career Center 1400 Craven Hall
    Learn about strategies for your job search in today's competitive market, including building and utilizing your network of contacts.

    Wellness Wednesday
    HOPE and Wellness Center
    Look for Wellness Wednesday Workshop series flyer with featuring different weekly topics.

    Outdoor Movie Night
    USU Amiptheater 
    Grab a blanket and some friends to enjoy a free movie under the stars. Film TBD.

  • Thursday, September 20th, 2018

    Civility Cafe Series 
    USU 2310-AB
    This skill-based workshop will focus on providing a space for CSUSM students to learn about and practice how to engage in civil discourse with their peers on various topics. The workshop will allow students to understand how to practice civility in their academic, social, and professional lives.

  • Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

    Screening of Whose Streets?
    Ballroom B&C
    Documentary - An account of the Ferguson uprising as told by the people who lived it. The filmakers look at how the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement

  • Sunday, September 30th, 2018

    Suit Up
    JC Penney - Westfield Shopping Center Escondido

    Shop career dress apparel. Enjoy 40% off the lowest price on everything you need to finish your look for that next interview or new job - including suits, dresses, sport coats, dress pants, shoes and accessories. Sephora inside JC Penney. Stop by for a free mini makeover and sample. Salon. Free hair consultation and haircare mini or schedule an appointment. Portrait Studio. Professional headshots starting at $29.99. Stop by or book online. JC Penney mobile app. Download prior to the event to start earning $10 rewards.
  • Monday, October 1st, 2018

    Cougars Rock Hunger
    Various Locations on Campus
    It's time to rock hunger with our annual food drive! Donate throughout the month of October to fight hunger both on campus and within our community!
  • Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

    Civility Dialogue Series
    Cross-Cultural Center (USU 3400)
    An opportunity to practice civil discourse on a variety of current issues.

    Graduate School Resources and Application
    Career Center 1400 Craven Hall
    Considering graduate or professional school? Learn how to research programs and requirements as well as navigate the application process, to prepare yourself for future applications.

    Global Commitment Committee Fall Film Series
    USU Ballroom 
    The members of the Global Commitment Committee have determined that the theme will be children (in the areas of immigration and environment). Topic will be children & immigration with Cynthia Melendrez, Antonio De La Garza, and Kimberly D'Anna-Hernandez as our tentative panelists. Film TBD.

  • Thursday, October 4th, 2018

    Fall Job Fair
    USU Ballroom
    Students will have a chance to meet with recruiters to learn about careers and available positions. For a list of participating organizations, please go to the Career Center website:

  • Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

    Speaking of Democracy: Are Political Parties Letting Us Down?
    USU 2310 AB

    Sponsored by the American Democracy Project at CSUSM, Speaking of Democracy is a University Hour conversation series between students and community leaders about the health of our U.S. democracy. Are Political Parties Letting Us Down? Join us in a conversation about how political parties function in our U.S. democracy today. RSVP to attend:

Transfer Student Reception: 

The first day of classes in Fall! An opportunity to connect with fellow transfer students as well as CSUSM faculty and staff!