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 Transfer Process 



This checklist should help you learn more about Slippery Rock University and best prepare for your transfer transition.

Read about the university, your major, transfer policies, and graduation requirements.


Visit SRU for an individual appointment and/or campus tour, or schedule a phone appointment. If you are unable to visit with a transfer counselor on campus, you may request a preliminary evaluation of your transfer credits.


Visit with an SRU Transfer Counselor on your community college campus during a Transfer Day.

Apply for admission online, adhering to the recommended timelines:
- for Summer/Fall 2015: apply as soon as possible
- for Spring: apply by the end of September


When offered admission, pay your $90 enrollment deposit. Submit your courses in progress sheet; or, copy and paste your current class schedule and email it to


Upon receipt of your enrollment deposit confirmation letter, activate your SRU email account per the instructions provided. This is primarily how the university will communicate with you as a student at SRU, so it is important to check your email regularly.


Expect an email with advising and registration instructions just prior to the registration period.
- For summer/fall courses, registration begins in early April.
- For spring courses, registration begins in early November.


Arrange an appointment with your academic department immediately after you receive the above email. (Do not come to campus without first scheduling an appointment.)


If you hope to live on-campus, go to the Office of Residence Life website for further instructions and information. On-campus housing is not guaranteed for transfer students. If you hope to live
off-campus, plan early.


Apply for Financial Aid using recommended timelines, indicating SRU as your chosen institution. If transferring for a Spring semester, contact the SRU Financial Aid Office or visit their website for specific instructions.


Attend an Orientation session before you begin your first semester's enrollment. Prior to the first semester, watch your mail for your invitation.


Obtain a parking pass during Orientation or complete the online form on the University Police's website.


Obtain a Photo ID during Orientation or at the ID Card Office in Watson Hall.


Purchase books at the SGA Bookstore or via the internet.

Apply to SRU!
Request Information
Schedule a Transfer Visit

Transfer Scholarships
Community college students may qualify for a Transfer Advantage Scholarship if they enroll full-time at SRU and transfer with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher with at least 12 credits. Scholarships will continue to be awarded until all funds have been expended. Apply for admission today!

On-Campus Housing
On-campus housing is not guaranteed for transfer students. In order to request housing, you must have your SRU user ID, which is generated once your enrollment deposit is processed. Visit
Residence Life's website
for more information.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Slippery Rock University
1 Morrow Way
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Phone: (724) 738-2015
Fax: (724) 738-2913