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Transfer Student

Are you considered a transfer student at Keene State College?

The following F.A.Q. strives to answer this and other questions.

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What is a transfer student?

Any applicant who has completed 12 or more college credits post-high school or GED completion.

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Who is not a transfer student?

Students who have not been admitted or enrolled in a college or university after graduating high school but may have Advanced Placement credits, International Baccalaureate credits or Running Start credits (college credit earned while in high school) are not considered transfer students.

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If you are considered a transfer student at Keene State College...

As you prepare to attend Keene State College in the spring there are a few tasks that you will need to complete. Don’t worry, we'll walk you through the ten tasks you need to complete to be ready to start at Keene State College this fall. We'll even tell you how to complete each one and how to get help if you have any questions.

This guide is also a resource that will help to answer any questions you might have: If living on campus, when will you get your roommate's name? How do you get your KSC ID? How to get your computer ready for the KSC network? How to buy your textbooks?

If you are a parent or guardian of a Keene State College Transfer Student there are resources for you too. Please check out the Parents and Guardians page for more information.

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How Do I Get Started?

Soon after you have paid your enrollment fee you will receive a communication from Academic and Career Advising (ACA).

We will ask you to submit a Registration Data Form (RDF) that will assist ACA Academic Advisors in registering you for up to 12 credits in your academic major. We use the information you provide us and your transcripts from other colleges to craft a spring schedule that will move you toward degree completion.

An advisor will mail you a packet of information and a personalized letter once your registration in up to 12 credits is complete. You will then register online for one additional course. The Orientation Workbook will be a great tool for you.

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Do transfer/first-year students need to attend Orientation?

Yes! Transfer and new first-year students are required to attend a transfer orientation/dinner Monday, January 19th, 2015 from 4:00pm- 7:30pm. This is an important event to learn about our KSC systems, life on and off campus, and to meet other transfer students. It will be held in the Mabel Brown Room, in the Student Center.


Contact Academic and Career Advising

Academic and Career Advising Office
603-358-2500
Elliot Center
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435