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Transfer Fair - Spring 2020

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SUNY Orange Annual Fall Transfer Fair

Newburgh Campus - Tuesday, March 24

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Kaplan Hall, 1st floor lobby

Come by to explore the opportunities available to you and for a chance to win a prize!

Prizes : (2) $25 Bookstore Gift Card, College Logo Items (Donated by attending schools)

***Raffle tickets for prize drawings can be obtained at the transfer fair located at the transfer fair information table.

 List of Spring 2020 Attendees

(more colleges being added)

Adelphi University
Bard College
Dominican College
Excelsior College
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Hunter College (CUNY)                                          
Manhattan College
Manhattanville College
Marist College
Mercy College
Montclair State University
Mount St. Mary College: Undergraduate & Adult Enrollment
New York Institute of Technology
Pace University
St. Thomas Acquinas College
The College of Saint Rose
The Sage Colleges
University at Albany (SUNY)
SUNY Empire State College
SUNY New Paltz
SUNY Purchase
Western Connecticut State University
William Paterson University

*Participation in the program is subject to change by visiting representatives.

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Questions to ask a Transfer Representative

  • Does your college accept the Associate degree (A.A. or A.S.) in place of your general education core requirement?
  • What is the GPA required for acceptance into my major? Would it be better with my GPA (if lower than what is needed) to apply as an "Undeclared Major"?
  • Will your college give me an "unofficial" evaluation of my transferable credits before sending in my application? Who actually does the transcript evaluation? (specific name).
  • What is the possibility of transfer students living college housing?
  • Are transfer students eligible for your scholarships? If so are they automatically considered or do they have to apply?
  • Once I apply, how long will it be before I hear about acceptance and am told how many credits will transfer in my major? Remember: The "real" question in transfer credits is, "How many more credits will I need to complete my degree?"
  • What is the name and phone number of the Transfer Counselor with whom I can speak directly?
  • What percent of your graduates who apply for further education are accepted at those graduate schools? Or, if relevant, what percent of your students pass their professional licensing exam (e.g. – to be a certified teacher, public accountant, etc.
  • How can I visit your campus? Are there specific open house dates for transfer students?
  • Ask about personal things of interest to you (e.g. – clubs, intramural's, church or religious services, etc.) that will make your life as a student better.
  • If accepted, will someone assist me in mapping out my course schedule and degree requirements?
  • With regards to my major, does the college offer internships?
  • What jobs are offered for students on campus who do not get awarded work study?
  • What are some of the job offerings through Residence Life?
  • Are there opportunities to create your own major? (combining other majors to create your own initiated degree)
  • Do you give credits for "Life Experience"?
  • What factors other than academics are considered in transferring? (e.g. – community service – is this important? Helpful? How about clubs and/or class officers?)

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