Transfer Ready


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Here is your official transfer checklist:

Spring 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: transferprep.appointments.umn.edu

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

Check out our Housing & Residence Life Office page for more information about on-campus housing, or click here for off-campus housing listings.

Apply for housing online or contact the Housing & Residence Life Office for more information about living on-campus.

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

October 15, 2018 — Application priority deadline for scholarship consideration for the spring semester.

January 2019 — Transfer Bulldog Welcome for new students.

January 16, 2019 — Fall semester classes begin!

UMD Academic Calendars & Additional Information