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We are delighted to welcome incoming transfer students to the Emory community!

Below is a high level overview of what you can expect this summer and important dates for the fall.

Step One

MAY - august


  • Complete the Transfer Student To-Do List 
  • Read monthly email communications 
  • Review the Emory Welcome App: Transfer Orientation
  • Attend the Transfer Student Summer Webinars
Step Two



  • Schedule your academic advising appointment with your Academic Advisor via the emailed invitation.
  • Review the relevant Academic Information section of the Emory Welcome App: Transfer Orientation
Step Three


Attend Welcome Events

  • Join us for Transfer Orientation events starting August 24!
  • Review the Orientation Schedule on the Emory Welcome App: Transfer Orientation
  • Check out campus events during the Emory Weeks of Welcome

The Emory Welcome App

The Emory Welcome App is your guide to Emory! Each incoming class has a customized version that includes everything students and families need to know throughout the summer, Orientation Week, and the first fall semester.  

Download your version, Emory Transfer Orientation 2024, now by clicking this link on your phoneor scanning this QR code below. Watch our video on how to download the Emory Welcome App or view our step-by-step guide. No login required. Compatible for both Android and Apple. 

 App QR Code

Your Transfer To-Do List

The Transfer To-Do List is a comprehensive list of action items that you will need to complete before Orientation. Below are important items included on the Transfer To-Do List that take time and preparation. Start gathering documents and scheduling appointments now. 

Important Dates for Transfer Students

  • Late May: Registration opens for the International Student Welcome (ISW), required for students with an F-1 visa
  • May - June, 2024: Meet with your OUE Academic Advisor via Zoom (Emory College Transfer Students)
  • June 25 - July 8, 2024: Register for courses in OPUS
  • August 19 - 23, 2024:International Student Welcome (ISW), required for students with an F-1 visa
  • August 24 - 27, 2024: Orientation Week (required for all transfer students)
  • August 28, 2024: First Day of Classes
  • August 28 - October 13: Emory Weeks of Welcome events
  • September 2, 2024: Labor Day
    • No classes, res halls and dining remain open
  • September TBD: Fall tuition due
  • October 14 - 15, 2024: Fall Break
    • No classes, res halls and dining remain open
  • November 27 - 29, 2024: Thanksgiving Break**
    • No classes, res halls and dining remain open
  • December 12 - 18, 2024: Final Exams**
  • January 14, 2025: First Day of Classes Spring 2025
  • For more details, visit the College Academic Calendar

    **Fall schedules will be finalized by the end of Add/Drop/Swap on September 11. Please wait to schedule any travel until schedules are finalized.
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