Spring 2024 Transfer Students - Next Steps

As you continue your journey to Southern, you will need to complete different steps to prepare for the Spring semester. Please complete the steps below to access your email (required), schedule advising appointment (required), submit your health form (required), schedule orientation, apply for housing, pay for college, and visit campus.

If you have any questions, you can contact the respective office or the office of Orientation, Transition and Family Engagement at 203-392-5189 or email orientation@southernct.edu.

How to Access MySCSU

Throughout your college career, you will need to access MySCSU.

Check your SCSU Email using the Outlook App

SCSU Email is the official means of communication from the university. It is your responsibility to check it frequently.


Contact SCSU IT Helpdesk if you have trouble logging in.

If you received transfer credit for English or Math courses you may not need to take placement assessments. Your degree evaluation will show your transfer credit and how it has been applied to your degree. Please check your degree evaluation under General Education LEP Tier 1: Foundations to see your English and Math credit. More info on placement into specific courses can be reviewed here


Now that advising appointments are full, we have opened registration for our Drop-in Advising service to accommodate more students.  New transfer students still needing advisement must use this service and complete the registration form.

New Transfer Drop-In Registration

Drop-In Advising Is Available In-Person Only

  • Thursday, January 11th
  • Friday, January 12th

Check-In Is From 9:00 A.M. To 3:00 P.M. in the Wintergreen Building, 1 Wintergreen Avenue, New Haven Plenty of parking is available in the Wintergreen Parking Garage and limited parking is available next to the building.

Advisement will include:

  • Review of transfer credits
  • Course recommendations for Spring 2024
  • Registration assistance
  • Obtain student ID and parking decal (both free)

Students planning to attend either walk-in advising day, must complete the registration form so we can move you through the process more quickly on that day.  Please be advised students will be seen on a first come, first served basis so there will be a wait time. 

If you need assistance, please email advisement@southernct.edu.

All matriculated (degree seeking) students are required to submit the Connecticut State University Student Health Services Health Form by January 1st. 

Contact Student Health Services with any questions. 

Dorothy Granoff Hall 
10 Wintergreen Ave, New Haven, CT 06515
Phone: (203) 392-6300
Email: healthservices@southernct.edu


TRANSFERmation is the official orientation for transfer students. We strongly encourage all incoming transfer students to participate in a TRANSFERmation session! Click on the link below to register for either an in-person session, a virtual session, or both! For more information, visit this page.

  • Wednesday, May 29th, Virtual 10am- 12pm
  • Wednesday, July 10th Virtual 6pm- 8pm
  • Wednesday, July 10th, 10am to 3pm
  • Monday, August 12th, Virtual 5:30pm- 8pm
  • Monday, August 12th, 10am- 3pm


Register for Orientation


If you have a documented disability or other diagnosed condition that impacts your educational experience at Southern, you may be eligible for academic or other accommodations.  To see if you are eligible for accommodations, please do the following:

  1. Complete the Student Accommodation Intake Form using your SCSU Banner student ID number (provided in your SCSU acceptance letter).
  2. Have your current healthcare provider complete the appropriate Documentation Form for Accommodations available here (under “Registering,” then “Documentation Guidelines”). We strongly encourage the use of these forms because they address the information necessary to evaluate accommodation requests.  Your provider may submit a signed letter on letterhead that addresses each of the questions on the relevant CASAS form(s)
  3. Collect any other relevant documentation such as:
    1. Your current IEP (Individualized Educational Program) or 504 Plan, along with your most recent academic achievement, cognitive/psychoeducational, and related services (e.g., speech and language, occupational, and physical therapy, etc.) evaluations (School districts complete this testing every 3 years for students with IEPs.)
    2. Accommodation letters from your previous college or university (for transfer students)
    3. Healthcare records, reports, etc.
  4. Submit your documentation to CASAS by:
    • uploading it through the Accommodate portal (at the bottom of the completed Intake Form)
    • emailing it to us at casas@southernct.edu
    • faxing it to us at (203) 392-6829, or
    • dropping it off at the CASAS office on the 3rd floor of Buley Library (please place documentation in a sealed envelope addressed to “Accessibility Services”)
  5. Schedule a virtual or in-person intake meeting with a member of the CASAS accessibility services team
    • through the Accommodate portal
    • by calling CASAS at (203) 392-6828, or
    • by stopping by the CASAS office on the 3rd floor of Buley Library

CASAS strongly encourages students to submit documentation and schedule intake meetings beginning in June (for Fall admissions) or late November (for Spring admissions). Students who wait until arriving on campus may find it difficult to schedule an intake meeting for several weeks due to the large volume of intakes at CASAS.  Students also should be mindful that many providers take several weeks to complete and return accommodation documentation forms.

If you have questions about accommodations, documentation requirements, or the eligibility process, please reach out to us at (203) 392-6828 or casas@southernct.edu or stop by the CASAS office.

As you continue to make important decisions about your college journey, you’ll be deciding how you will experience Southern’s campus. Living on campus offers exciting experiences, new opportunities for growth and unparalleled convenience.

We hope you choose to live on campus with us. To apply for housing and pay your $250 housing deposit go to your MyHousing portal and follow the steps below.

  • Log on to your MySCSU
  • Click on Banner Student
  • Select MyHousing
  • Next to the Residence Life logo on the top left click on the three lines
  • Click "Applications"
  • Click on "Housing Application and Deposit"
  • Complete the application and pay the $250 non-refundable housing deposit

Click here to see all that residence life has to offer!

Financial Aid

Financial aid is funding that is intended to help students pay for tuition and fees, room and board (or living expenses, if commuting), transportation, books and supplies.

  • If you plan on applying for financial aid but have not done so please follow the instructions outlined in The Financial Aid Process. The priority date for Spring is November 1st.
  • If you have applied for financial aid you can check the status of your financial aid package, accept your award and complete any requirements.

Remember the FAFSA is a free application and will not ask you for payment.

Financial Literacy

Meet one on one with SCSU's free Financial Literacy Advisor, Lew Deluca, who will go over payment plan options, financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Learn how to maximize your educational investment! 

Schedule an appointment

Student Accounts

The Student Accounts Office is primarily responsible for student billing, payment, refund, and veteran enrollment certification processing. Many services may be completed online.

Visit the Student Accounts website for: 

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Bill Due Dates and Payment Options
  • Payment Plans
  • Refunds

We invite you to visit with us either in person or virtually! Please refer to our Visit page for the most up to date information and opportunities!