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Transfer Students

Welcome Transfer Students!

Prospective and Admitted Transfer Students

Prospective Transfer Students

Transfer Information

Check here for information for students looking to apply and transfer to CSUSM from another college or university.

Transfer Path to CSUSMTransfer Path to CSUSM

Recently admitted transfer students should follow this ideal path for a smooth transition to CSUSM, from admission to your first semester. 

 
 

Currently Attending Transfer Students

Transfer Success Track

Transfer Success Track

Join the Transfer Success Track in your first semester at CSUSM. Attend five events by the end of the semester, and receive a certificate and a gift!

Transfer Online Community

Transfer Online Community

Transfer students have a unique forum within their ORNT15 course on Cougar Courses where they can receive weekly success tips and  connect with one another!

Transfer Tuesdays

Transfer Tuesdays

Transfer Tuesdays are offered during University Hour (U-hour) every Tuesday on Zoom, providing different topics relevant to transfer student needs. Come connect with fellow transfer students and staff, and learn how to utilize what you learn at CSUSM after graduation.

 
Tau Sigma

Tau Sigma

Tau Sigma is a national academic honor society for transfer students who achieve 3.5 or higher GPA at the end of their first term at CSUSM. For more information on how to join, contact President Amaris Gonzalez at tausigmacsusm@gmail.com.

Transfer Appreciation Week

Transfer Appreciation Week

2020 Transfer Appreciation Week will be October 19th-23rd. Check back in Fall 2020 for scheduled events!

Transfer Reception

Transfer Reception

Our annual Transfer Student Reception takes place on the first day of classes each fall semester. This event is an opportunity to connect with fellow transfer students as well as CSUSM faculty and staff. Check back in Summer 2021 for our 2021 Transfer Student Reception! 

 

deskTransfer Success Courses

Transfer Success 250 (for Veterans) & Social Sciences 300 are classes designed specifically for transfer students and focus on topics related to the transition to CSUSM.

Orientation Team

Orientation Team

Become a Transfer Student O-Team Leader! After experiencing the transition to CSUSM first-hand, join our team and help others get immersed in our campus community.

Student Parent Resources

Student Parent Resources

The Gender Equity Center is committed to the holistic support and success of a highly motivated population of undergraduate and graduate students who are engaged scholars as well as devoted parents at Cal State San Marcos.