Important Deadlines & Reminders

New Transfer Student Orientation

All New Fall 2019 Transfer Students are required to attend New Transfer Student Orientation

2019 Transfer Orientation Information

Please call 1-619-594-1509, Office of New Student and Parent Programs, if you have questions related to transfer orientation.

All Transfer Students:
Read About New SDSU Registration Timeline Information

Learn More About the New Registration Timeline

The new registration timeline will:

  • Continue efforts to advance student success and achievement
  • Make it easier for students to meet with advisers, develop academic schedules and register
  • Allow students to better plan for other opportunities such as work, internships and student organization participation
  • Give academic units ample time to facilitate and fulfill course demands

SDSU Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

Writing Placement Assessment (WPA)

  • Transfer students are eligible to take the WPA once they have received an offer of admission.
  • All transfer students are encouraged to take the WPA as early as possible to avoid future registration holds.
  • Take the WPA by the last test date offered during your first semester at SDSU to avoid registration holds.
  • If you are in one of the majors listed below, you are required to take the WPA prior to attending New Student Orientation:
    • Accountancy
    • English
    • History,
    • Journalism and Media Studies
    • Liberal Studies
    • Linguistics
    • Management Information Systems
    • Religious Studies
    • Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Connect with peers who share the same goals as you! Connect with our official transfer student organization. Get involved in a leadership role to help support and advance the success of transfer students at SDSU. Connect!