Transfer Ready

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Here is your official transfer checklist:

Fall Admits: Sign-up and attend Orientation You'll leave campus with important information, connections to peers, your UCard, and your class schedule. As a transfer student, you have two options for an Orientation session: Transfer Orientation that's available just for transfer students, with a specific focus on how your previous experience transfers to UMD; and one that's available to all incoming students. All sessions are scheduled throughout the summer months.

Transfer Prep is an optional 30-minute meeting with our Transfer Student Coordinator that will prepare you for Orientation and your transition to UMD.

Meeting includes:
  • What transcripts UMD currently has on file and their transfer evaluation status
  • Review Academic Progress Report (APAS)
  • Review how courses will apply to your UMD transcript
  • Answer any additional questions you might have

You can choose to either have a face-to-face meeting or meeting via phone call. To sign up for a Transfer Prep meeting visit:

Complete online at and have the information sent to UMD (Federal School Code: 002388).

Visit for complete on-campus housing information, or visit for off-campus housing listings.

Spring Admits: Apply for housing online or contact the Housing and Residence Life Office for more information about living on-campus.

Housing and Residence Life

Fall Admits: You can apply for housing beginning February 1. We start sending information about on-campus housing in mid-January. Make sure you complete your housing application by May 1. We can't guarantee space after this date.

Submit all final official college transcripts to UMD. Be sure to send us your final transcript from your current institution once final grades have been posted:

Send all transcripts to:

UMD Admissions Processing
123 DADB
1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812

Students admitted to UMD for Fall 2018, are required to attend Transfer Bulldog Welcome on Wednesday, August 22. More information on Transfer Bulldog Welcome will be emailed to you.

Important Dates

January 9, 2018  Transfer Winter Welcome for new students

January 10, 2018 Spring semester classes begin!

February - March 2018 — Estimated Financial Aid Award Notices are sent out to students for Fall 2018.

August 22, 2018 — Transfer Bulldog Welcome for new students.

August 27, 2018 — Fall semester classes begin!

UMD Academic Calendars & Additional Information