Some of the best advice we can give to transfers students:
MEET WITH AN ADVISOR to:
- Discuss your immediate and long-term education goals
Are you taking courses for job
advancement or personal interest?
Are you enrolled in a certificate
Do you plan on earning an associate's
Do you plan on earning a bachelor's
- Choose your courses
- Plan early for the possibility of transfer
- Get questions answered!
- CCRI students can find transfer
Use the TRANSFER GUIDE FOR STUDENTS
(available online at www.ribghe.org/transferguide.htm)
- To choose general education courses (Section 1)
- To check on the transferability of courses (Section 2)
- To follow a program transfer plan to CCRI, RIC, or URI (Section 3)
- To track courses you have taken and courses you need on the planning sheet
CHOOSE COURSES that will help meet your goals at both the college
you are attending and the college/university where you are likely to transfer.
- To meet general education requirements
- To fulfill the writing and math requirements
- To meet pre-requisites for upper-level courses
TALK TO THE CAREER SERVICES OFFICES about the major and degree you need
for the career you want.
RIC Career Development
URI Career Services
TRY VISITING SOME ONLINE SOURCES of information on career choices.
Some sites have interest inventories that will suggest career areas based
on your interests.
- Finding a Career, a section
on the Preparing for College site, has links
to useful information for deciding which career is right for you.
- The Occupational Outlook Handbook, a
nationally recognized source of career information, is designed to provide
valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future
work lives. Revised every two years, the handbook describes what workers
do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed,
earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
USE THE RESOURCES available to you at CCRI, RIC, or URI
- Become involved with your program or department to get the latest
information about your field, including information that will help you
- Contact the admissions office at the
college or university where you are transferring.
- Plan on attending transfer orientation and advising days
- Speak with advisors or faculty at the college or university where you
- Explore courses at CCRI, RIC and URI. As a matriculated CCRI, RIC,
or URI student, you can take up to 7 credit hours of your full-time schedule
per semester at one of the other public colleges at no additional
expense. For more information, go to the Interinstitutional Student
Last updated March 31, 2004
For more info contact:
For specific information about transferring to CCRI, RIC, or URI contact the admissions office directly
For general questions contact:
Academic & Student Affairs