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GETTING STARTED


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

SUMMER ACTION ITEMS

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

MAY - JUNE

COURSE REGISTRATION

  • 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
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Step Three

August

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
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Summer Webinar Series for Transfer Students

These sessions are intended to welcome you to the Emory community, offer important information, and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions! Dates and links for 2024 webinars coming soon!

  • Emory College Admission Welcome Session TBD 2024
    • Join Emory staff from the admissions office, advising, housing, and orientation to help answer questions about your arrival to Emory.
  • Emory College Academic Advising Session -  TBD 2024
    • Join the OUE Academic Advising Team to learn more about course registration, choosing classes, and understanding your past credits.
  • Goizueta Business School Welcome Session - TBD 2024
    • Join members of the BBA Program Office as we welcome you to Goizueta. This webinar is designed for students transferring directly to GBS. We will go over BBA curriculum, transfer credits, BBA co-curricular life, and tasks and opportunities as you transition to Goizueta.
  • Off-Campus Housing Session - TBD 2024
    • A representative from our off-campus housing partner will go through the process of finding housing, offer best practices and helpful tips and answer questions you may have about housing options.
  • Transfer Credit Appeals Session - TBD 2024
    • Go through the credit appeal process and have the opportunity to speak directly to the office that processes these.
  • Eagle Chat: Registration Panel - TBD 2024
    • Join us for a registration panel hosted by OUE and the Emory Transfer Student Organization (ETSO). Led by current students, you'll be able to ask questions and hear stories from transfer students about their registration experiences at Emory.

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 18 - 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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