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Transfer Students

The transfer student transition at Hartwick is a process customized for each student basedTransfer Students on their previous experience and needs.

Transfer Student Required Forms
Students transferring to Hartwick for Fall Term 2015 will complete forms listed on the Transfer Student Required Forms page. Note that while there is no particular deadline for submission of these forms, since transfers enroll on a rolling basis, we appreciate your immediate attention to these document. The earlier you submit these forms, the better we can prepare for your arrival.

Transfer Transition Orientation
Transfer Transition Orientation will introduce you to your new community and the resources available to support your success.  Transfer Transition Orientation is required for ALL transfer students, including commuter and non-traditional/adult learners.  Special programming for family members is also offered. 

Sign up for one of the Transfer Transition Orientation date options for summer 2015 here:  

  • Friday, August 14
  • Wednesday, August 26

Note that the Friday, August 14 program is devoted exclusively to transfer students and allows student who can visit campus early to finalize their schedule in advance. The Wednesday, August 26 program for transfers will run simultaneously with an orientation program for first-year students; although transfer students will follow their own schedule, they should expect to cross paths with the first-year students in attendance that day.

Welcome Weekend for Transfer Students
Welcome Weekend is required for ALL transfer students. Note that there will be programming specifically for transfer students, including a Transfer Student Luncheon, and required 'Wick 101 classes. Fall 2015 Welcome Weekend dates are Thursday, August 27-Sunday, August 30. Classes begin on Monday, August 31.

Transfer Students in the 3- or 4- year Nursing Program
Transfer students entering the 3- or 4- year Nursing program should visit the Nursing Students Welcome web page for details about required certifications and other departmental requirements.

Transfer Students in the Accelerated Nursing Program
Transfer Students enrolling in the Nursing Accelerated Summer Program must send in their deposit by the first week in April.  Orientation for the Accelerated Summer Program will be held the first week of June, when the first summer nursing course begins.  For more information, visit the Summer Accelerated web page.

Transfer Student Housing: On-campus, Off-campus, and Commuters
The Office of Residential Life and Housing will house transfer students based on the preferences selected on the Housing and Roommate Preference Questionnaire. Students are generally required to live on campus through their Junior year. For more information, visit the Transfer Student Housing web page or contact the Office of Residential Life and Housing at reslife@hartwick.edu.

'Wick 101 Course for Transfer Students
Transfer students will be enrolled in a transitions course which is led by a professional staff member and an upperclass student who previously transferred to Hartwick. This class is designed to familiarize you with the processes and resources specific to Hartwick; it meets throughout the first eight weeks of the  semester and will be automatically added to your first semester course schedule.

Alex Renzi '17

Alex Renzi '17

I tell friends back home about the unique diversity on campus and new friends from different cultural backgrounds and countries.

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