national transfer week

 

October 15-19, 2018 is National Transfer Week (see National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students Organization)


The purpose of this week is to:

  • Continue to build community among San Diego State University's transfer student population

  • Celebrate our transfer student community and professionals who support them

  • Highlight transfer student achievements across campus

  • Promote high-impact engagement

  • Inform transfer students of scholarships and Tau Sigma (SDSU's national honor transfer honor society)

 

SDSU Transfer Week Schedule
October 15 - 19, 2018

 

MONDAY - OCTOBER 15

[Advising Session] Liberal Studies Majors
Meet your adviser and get your advising questions answered to stay on track for graduation.  
Current and prospective students welcome!  
Students who register below will receive a free TSOA bag!

10:00 am - 11:30 am OR 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Room: North Education Room 175 

Register for a Liberal Studies Advising Session

 


 

 

MONDAY - OCTOBER 15

Tau Sigma National Transfer Honor Society
Learn about Tau Sigma, the national academic honor society which recognizes and promotes transfer student academic excellence at SDSU.  Current and prospective students welcome!

11:00 am - 11:50 am

Room: Engineering Building, Room 201

Register for Tau Sigma Information Session

 


 

MONDAY - OCTOBER 15

[Social Work Major] College of Health & Human Services -
What to expect your senior year: a workshop to help you prepare for graduation.
This workshop is an opportunity to learn more about what to expect as you prepare for your senior year and graduation. We will focus on field work and other graduation requirements unique to the social work major.

Students who register below will receive a free TSOA bag!

Locations (hosted to at two different times on 10/15):

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in Hepner Hall Room 122
OR
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm in Professional Studies and Fine Arts Room 436


Register for this Social Work session 

 


 

TUESDAY - OCTOBER 16

[All Majors - College of Health & Human Services] 

Student panel and discussion: an opportunity to hear from senior transfer students.
Come listen to senior transfer students talk about their experience at SDSU and get all of your questions answered. This is an hour long panel discussion where you will have the opportunity to interact with senior transfer students as they share their experience and knowledge.

Locations: (offerred twice on 10/16 at two different times and rooms)

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Student Services West Room 2415
OR
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm in Storm Hall 221

Register for this Transfer Student Panel 

 


 

TUESDAY - OCTOBER 16

Financial Aid at SDSU
Financial aid at the community colleges is different than at four year institutions. Come to this informative workshop to learn about types of aid at SDSU, dates we distribute financial aid, and  standards needed to maintain satisfactory academic progress for the purpose of maintaining aid eligibility. Current and prospective students welcome! 
Free 18-19 Planner for all attendees.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LocationStudent Services West, SSW 3615, Office of Financial & Scholarships Lobby 

Register for this Financial Aid session

 


 

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 17

Are You Career Ready?
Learn what employers expect you to know about the workplace. Current and prospective students welcome.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

LocationCareer Services, Student Services East (SSE 1200)


 

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 17

[Advising Sessions] Child & Family Development Major - Specific to Transfer Students
Prepare for spring 2019 class registration, get your questions answered about major requirements, connect to other resources and opportunities related to the Child & Family Development major!  Currently enrolled CFD majors and prospective transfer students welcome!

Students who register below and attend will receive a free TSOA bag.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

Location:  Education and Business Administration Building, EBA 259

Register for the Child & Family Advising Session

 


 

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 17

First-Gen Faculty Seminar
“The Incongruity of Belonging: Intersectional Identities of the First Generation Student"

Dr. Nathian Rodriguez, Faculty, School of Journalism & Media Studies

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

LocationGeology, Mathematics, Computer Science Building, Room 309

Register for Dr. Rodriguez's talk [Light Refreshments Served - RSVP Required]


 

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 17

College of Sciences Majors - How to read your Degree Audit Report, specific to transfer students. 
Understand how to read your degree audit report and identify your graduation requirements

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location Geology, Mathematics, Computer Science Building, Room 429


 

 

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 17

Exercise & Nutrition Sciences - Early Preparation for Graduate School, College of Health & Human Services
Interested in applying to Graduate School in the future?  Get advice on how to prepare early for the graduate school application process and what it takes to be successful. Special emphasis for future Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Masters Programs in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences.  

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

LocationStorm Hall 101

Register for this Early Graduate School Prep Session

 


 

WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 17

Financial Aid at SDSU
Financial aid at the community colleges is different than at four year institutions. Come to this informative workshop to learn about types of aid at SDSU, dates we distribute financial aid, and  standards needed to maintain satisfactory academic progress for the purpose of maintaining aid eligibility. Current and prospective students welcome! 
Free 18-19 Planner for all attendees.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

LocationStudent Services West, SSW 3615, Office of Financial & Scholarships Lobby

Register for this Financial Aid Session

 



THURSDAY - OCTOBER 18

[Open House] College of Arts and Letters Assistant Dean’s Office
Arts and Letters currently enrolled transfer students! Come and visit the CAL Assistant Dean’s Office, enjoy some refreshments, and get to know your Assistant Dean and your student success team!  Current and Prospective Students welcome!

Drop by anytime between 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location:  Arts & Letters , Room 202

Register to Attend the CAL Open House!


 

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 18

STEM Transfer Student Success Panel
Hear and learn transfer students who have engaged in undergraduate research, national internships, scholarships & fellowships, and/or students who are preparing early for employment or graduate school. Current and Prospective Students welcome!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location:  Donald P.l Shiley Bioscience Center, Gold Auditorium

Register to Attend this STEM Panel Session (open to all students)


 

THURSDAY - OCTOBER 18

[Group Advising Sessions] Fowler College of Business Majors
Various dates and times for advising for all majors in the Fowler College of Business!

Location:  Various dates, times and locations listed on the link above.

Register for Fowler College of Business Advising Session

 


THURSDAY - OCTOBER 18

Transfer Students and Internship Planning for Summer 2019
Internship 201: How to Be a Successful Intern- Move from “showing up” to “shining.” Learn how to have a successful internship search and experience. 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Register for Transfer Students and Internship Planning Session

LocationCareer Services, Student Services East (SSE 1200)

 



FRIDAY - OCTOBER 19

[Open House] College of Engineering - Center for Student Success in Engineering 
All Engineering majors. Refreshments served.
Free 18-19 planner while supplies last

Current and Prospective Students welcome!

10:00 am - 2:00 pm (drop by anytime between this time period). 

LocationEngineering Building, Room 221-B
 
Register for the College of Engineering Open House
 
 
 

 

[Event Closed] Brunch with Advisers 
Meet advisers at the main campus Academic Advising Center to get your questions answered about graduation requirements, when to apply for graduation, general education requirements, or staying on track to graduate.

Attendees will receive a free 18-19 academic planner and TSOA bag (if you have not received one).

Current transfer students only. 

10:30 am - 11:30 am 

Contact:  Amanda Spirz, 619-594-1690

Location Student Services West 1551
 

 

FRIDAY - OCTOBER 19

The Weber Honors College, Honors Community and Early Graduate School Preparation
Participants will learn about the requirements to join the Weber Honors College in fall 2019 as well as explore the various honors communities at SDSU. Students will also receive information on how to begin preparing for the graduate school application process. Current and Prospective transfer students welcome!

Register and attend this session and receive a free 18-19 planner!

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location Geology Mathematics and Computer Science Building, Room 310

Register for this session on honors and graduate school advice


 

FRIDAY - OCTOBER 19

 

Interviewing for the STEM Professions
STEM Majors - attend this session to better prepare for future STEM employment interviews. Current and Prospective Students welcome!

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


 



TRANSFER STUDENT OUTREACH ALLIANCE

  • Michelle Lopez, Assistant Dean, Division of Academic Engagement & Student Achievement (DAESA)
  • Dylan Mazelis, Graduate Student Assistant

 


PARTNER ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

  • Advising & Evaluations - Academic Advising Center

  • Analytical Studies and Institutional Research

  • Career Services

  • College of Arts & Letters

  • College of Education

  • College of Engineering

  • College of Health & Human Services

  • College of Sciences

  • Enrollment Services (Admission, Data Services, Prospective Student Center)

  • Fowler College of Business

  • Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships 
  • Tau Sigma National Transfer Honor Society

  • Weber Honors College