Transfer Students

Academic advisors from the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center will help you make sense of your transfer credits and degree requirements and will assist you in developing a personalized plan to help you in reaching your academic goals.

Below is a timeline to help you get organized:

First Steps

Register for Orientation

Attending orientation is one of your first requirements as a new transfer student at Suffolk, and transfer student orientation is specifically designed to provide you with all the info you need to have a successful start at Suffolk.

Early Advising

The Undergraduate Academic Advising Center offers early advising appointments for new transfer students.

After you pay your admissions deposit and register for orientation, contact us for an early advising appointment where you can meet with an advisor, review your transfer credits, and register for your classes.

Online Academic Tools

You will use your Workday Student account to register for courses, pay your tuition bill, check your writing & math placement scores, and learn your degree requirements.

All emails from the university will be sent to your Suffolk email account, so it is important that you check it daily. For easy access, forward it to your personal email account or set it up on your phone.

First Semester

Transfer Credits

All transfer students receive a transfer credit report from Undergraduate Admissions. You can find it by logging in to your Workday Student account. Make sure your courses transferred as you expected. If you're missing credit, send Undergraduate Admissions a final, official transcript from all of your previous schools. 

If you still have questions, meet with an academic advisor about how your transfer credits are fulfilling your Suffolk degree requirements. 

Transfer Student Workshops

Each semester the Advising Center offers a series of workshops designed to help new transfer students transition to their new life at Suffolk. We cover topics such as making the most of transfer credits, how to choose a major/minor program of study, how advising works at Suffolk, degree and graduation planning, and how to get involved.

Looking Ahead

Academic Planning

Academic planning might mean different things to different people. And that's ok. Think of academic planning as a way to help you fit in all the pieces of your academic life - major requirements, internship opportunities, study abroad. In the end, you'll develop a picture that makes sense for you.

You'll also be confident that you're on your best possible pathway to graduation.