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Partner University Virtual Events and Updates

Find below information on various virtual informational events being hosted by some of our partner four-year colleges and universities.

Transfer Updates


Texas Tech University

Yvonne Khan is hosting virtual informational TechTeach sessions every Friday, from 8:00 am-9:00 am until December 2020. Please sign up online.

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Our recruitment team has been working diligently to provide students with information and access to our entire team through chats and one-on-one virtual meetings. We encourage you to tag and follow our social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, @futureislander as they provide daily updates and information about our university.    

 

University of Houston

  • TRANSFER PRESENTATIONS. Although we are unable to visit your campus, we are hosting transfer presentations for the duration of the semester and students can sign up via UH Transfer Presentations.
  • VIRTUAL ADVISING. Our Recruitment Team continues to offer virtual advising by appointment.
  • PROCESSING TRANSCRIPTS. We are still processing transcripts. While the vast majority of our Admissions team are working remotely from home, we are still continuing to process transcripts and other admissions documents so that we can continue to render admissions decisions. We thank you in advance for your patience as we assess the best ways to assist you.
  • EXTENDED DEADLINE. We have extended the deadline to complete their admissions application. Students now have until Friday, July 17 to submit the application fee, official transcript(s), and/or test scores.
  • NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION. At this current moment, New Student Orientation has moved online! If you have already received your acceptance to UH, please register for the Virtual Orientation.
  • FURTHER UPDATES. As new updates and leadership decisions become available, our office is here to help. We have also made a COVID-19 FAQ page, which we are continuously updating with new information.

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

All of remaining informational sessions for prospective students are cancelled for both Spring and Summer 2020.  Our webpage has been updated accordingly:

https://www.egr.uh.edu/students/information-sessions

We are currently working with students individually to provide the sessions remotely.  Prospective students can reach out to either Monica Padilla at msanchez@Central.UH.EDU, or Jennfer Dunn at jbdunnsa@Central.UH.EDU with questions. 

University of Houston - Victoria

Sam Houston State University

In an effort to continue assisting both current and prospective students through the advising process, the SAM Center at SHSU has moved to virtual appointments for the time being.

Virtual appointments can include a zoom meeting, a telephone call, or an email advisement with follow up via zoom or telephone if needed. Students can request a virtual Pre-Transfer Advising Appointment at the following link: https://gecko.fm/vhuzn. This link can also be found on our Pre-Transfer Advising website www.shsu.edu/pretransfer which includes other helpful information for students interested in the transfer process.

In addition, our admissions office has made a few changes in the application process: For Summer 20 and Fall 20 FRESHMEN applicants, transcripts will be accepted through traditional methods and directly from your high school counselor's school email account (mail to: admissions@shsu.edu). For Summer 20 and Fall 20 TRANSFER applicants, transcripts will be accepted through traditional methods and applicants may submit a copy of their unofficial transcript (mail to: admissions@shsu.edu).

MD Anderson School of Health Professions

MD Anderson’s School of Health Professions is hosting virtual open houses for prospective students and educators at 2 p.m. every Monday and 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday through the end of the month. 

Learn more about the Virtual Open House at  www.mdanderson.org/SHPopenhouse

Upcoming dates:

Deadline Extensions for Fall 2020

The School of Health Professions at MD Anderson is currently accepting applications for Fall 2020. Students are only admitted once a year and our application deadlines have been extended. Learn more about our degree programs and application process.  

The following programs have extended their deadlines for Fall 2020: 

Accepting applications until all slots are filled

  • B.S. Cytogenetic Technology
  • B.S. Cytotechnology
  • B.S. Molecular Genetic Technology 

May 1st deadline

  • B.S. Health Care Disparities, Diversity and Advocacy
  • B.S. Histotechnology

May 15th Deadline

  • M.S. Diagnostic Genetics 

For applicants that are credentialed technologists or sonographers, we've extended the deadline as follows:

Accepting applications until all slots are filled

  • B.S. Diagnostic Imaging - Magnetic Resonance Imaging

June 1st Deadline

  • B.S. Diagnostic Imaging - Computed Tomography
  • B.S. Diagnostic Imaging - Computed Tomography & Vascular Interventional
  • B.S. Diagnostic Imaging - Education
  • B.S. Diagnostic Imaging - Management

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

We have Degree Maps to show how a student’s college-level credits will transfer?  

Degree Maps: http://www.tamuk.edu/enrollment-management/admission/future-students/ftic-transfer/DegreeMaps.html

We now allow for documents to be uploaded via our portal.

Online Document Upload Portal  

-You may use the link below to upload documents. Please follow the instructions carefully once there:  

http://www.tamuk.edu/ENROLLMENT-MANAGEMENT/admission/future-students/ftic-transfer/uploaddocs.html 

If you have any questions, we have set up virtual chat times to Meet with your Admissions Counselor 

- Set-up a virtual meeting with your admissions counselor to answer any other questions you may still have in regard to transfer.  

New York Film Academy

NYFA is offering a series of Live Virtual Master Classes on April 28th, 29th and 30th in Photography, Musical Theatre and Filmmaking taught by our esteemed faculty.

These classes are free for students who may be considering New York Film Academy programs or considering pursuing an undergraduate degree in the performing or visual arts.

See the attached PDF. Attendees are able to register directly through the "register" links provided in the PDF.

Texas A&M University

Howdy! The Office of Admissions at Texas A&M University welcomes prospective transfer students to attend one of our Online Transfer Information Sessions. The Transfer Information Sessions will prepare prospective transfer students to be more competitive in the application process.

Students who are considering Texas A&M as a transfer student are encouraged to register. Whether you are a current senior in high school who will be attending a community college after graduation or you have already completed a year at a college/university, our Online Transfer Information Sessions would be appropriate for you.

Online registration is open!
May 29 - 1:30-3:00 p.m.

http://admissions.tamu.edu/transfer/programs

University of Houston – Downtown

UHD is working diligently to continue to serve prospective transfer students through virtual events. The joint advisors are now available to answer questions from interested transfer students via Zoom. Below are our virtual hours.

Students can find transfer information on programs, degree maps, and virtual events by visiting UHD’s transfer page.

Gator Preview Day

All attendees will receive a $50 application fee waiver and a chance to win a $1,000 Fall 2020 scholarship. Click here for more information and link to RSVP.

Texas State University

Extended Application Deadlines—Deadlines for the completion of Fall 2020 admission applications have been extended. We will now accept applications and supporting documents for all applicants except international freshmen through August 1, 2020. (The deadline for international freshmen applications has been extended until June 1, 2020.)

Submitting Supporting Documents—High school transcripts will be accepted by email from the student or school counselor for completion of applications. ACT/SAT score reports that include the student’s full name will also be considered, if submitted by email. All documents must be sent to processing@txstate.edu by the extended deadline.

New Student Orientation (NSO)—All new students will now complete Summer and Fall 2020 NSO online and the total cost has been reduced, accordingly. All NSO upfront costs have also been deferred and fees will be added to the student’s Fall registration bill. Incoming freshmen are encouraged to sign up for NSO as soon as possible. Updates and instructions for completing the online NSO will be sent to students as they become available.

Financial Aid and Scholarships—The deadline to accept financial aid and most university scholarship offers, including the national, assured and competitive scholarships, has been extended to June 1. Assured Scholarships will be awarded to students who qualify through the start of classes on August 24. Students who have not yet applied for financial aid for Fall 2020 may still apply for aid by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Campus Visits Canceled—All on-campus visits and events have been canceled through June. We have recorded an online presentation and video virtual campus tour and will be adding more presentations and live virtual information sessions soon. Our last Bobcat Day of the spring will be presented online, as well. Our Admissions Counselors are also available for virtual appointments with students and to answer your questions. Updates and additional information regarding online visits and events will be shared on the Visit page of our website, as they become available.

Pass/Fail Grades—Texas State will review final transcripts to verify course credit and high school graduation dates. Whether a high school elects to award pass/fail grades or numerical/letter grades will not affect the admission process. However, should a student fail a course, we reserve the right to reevaluate the admission decision.

Frequently Asked Questions—Our online FAQs have been expanded to include COVID-19 related information, and updates are being added regularly.

If you have questions that aren’t addressed above or in the online FAQs, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our Admissions Counselors or email us for assistance.

Southern Methodist University

1:1 Virtual Appointments | Students can schedule a time via Zoom or Phone to connect with their Admission Counselor. Students can click on the link to find their counselor, and then click into their page to get to their scheduling link. 

Campus Tour Video | Students can join SMU Admission Ambassador Ian Perkins-Smith as he tours the SMU campus. Featured tour stops include the Boulevard, Gerald J. Ford Stadium, the Laura Lee Blanton Building, Dallas Hall and Fondren Library. 

Virtual Tour | Students can experience an engaging tour of the SMU campus. Tour highlights include Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman School of Law, Cox School of Business, Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Lyle School of Engineering, Meadows School of the Arts and other locations including the Centennial Reading Room and Fondren Library Center.

Virtual Information Sessions | Students can tune in to a live SMU Transfer Information Session led by an SMU Transfer Admission Counselor. Feel free to ask questions during the presentation.

Live Chat Sessions | Students can chat live with an SMU Admission Counselor - Monday-Friday from 1-4 p.m. CST.

Virtual Campus Experience | Students can learn more about the SMU experience! Page highlights include information on the City of Dallas, information for admitted, spring entry and transfer students, videos, links to our social media accounts, and more.

University of Texas at Arlington

As one of the nation’s top universities for transfer students, The University of Texas at Arlington is always seeking out ways to make the transfer process easier for students.

We’re excited to introduce you to the Maverick Transfer Track. This new tool allows students to see what credits are needed to complete a UTA degree based on the coursework already completed. Students are also able to view other UTA degree plans to see which is the best fit.

If you have any questions about the UTA Maverick Transfer Track, please contact the transfer admissions counselors for your region.

Savannah College of Arts and Design

SCAD is offering virtual guidance visits as well as one-on-one appointments for students. Please contact Mary Claire Angle at mangle@scad.edu to schedule a virtual guidance visit. 

The virtual SCAD one-on-one appointments are fantastic opportunities for students to talk individually with Mary Claire about SCAD and the transfer application process. These appointments can be facilitated via FaceTime or Zoom! Visit https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/43qleeke/, choose Mary Claire among the list of admission representatives and pick a date and time that works best for you. 

Praire View A & M University

PVAMU’s Virtual Campus Table Visits And Campus Tour

PVAMU is offering virtual one-on-one appointments, virtual campus tours, and transfer information chat sessions.

Virtual Appointments are Monday through Thursdays 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm by 15 minute appointment only via Zoom with a Transfer Recruiter.

Register for appointment time here: 

http://www.pvamu.edu/recruitment/schedule-a-virtual-transfer-meeting/

For a Virtual Campus Tour of PVAMU Click Here for A Campus Tour!

Walden University

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