Transfer Student Orientation

Transferring to Southern? We have many resources to help you get started on your path to success. To smooth your transition, we offer advising, orientation, and a number of other support services.

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Transfer Student Advising and Course Registration

We are excited to welcome our newest Southern Owls! Upon confirmation of enrollment, you are eligible to schedule an appointment with an advisor who will:

  • discuss how your credits were applied with an Advisor for your intended major
  • explain what requirements remain
  • provide you with a pathway toward graduation
  • assist you with course selection
  • provide assistance with course registration


Register for an Advising Appointment


Make your advising appointment as soon as possible as classes often fill quickly and to maximize class selection. You do not need to wait until your Financial Aid is finalized before you register for classes. If you need assistance, please contact If you have any questions, please contact the Advising Office or at (203) 392-5367.

Transfermation (Transfer Student Orientation)

Transfer students are invited to attend Transfermation, the official orientation for transfer students. This will be the first opportunity you will have to meet faculty and peers from your major.


COVID-19 UPDATE- June 2nd- All TRANSFERmation programs will be held on-line. The new times are listed below. Additionally, we are happy to announce that all transfer students will be enrolled in an online orientation program through Blackboard which will be launched July 1st. Lastly, throughout the months of July and August, Transfer Student Assistants will hold weekly “meet-ups” for transfer students to meet in small groups!


Monday, July 20th 10am- 11:30am

Thursday, July 30th, 5pm- 6:30pm

Friday, August 7th , 10am- 11:30am

Sunday, August 23rd 9:00am- 10:30am


Veteran Orientation

Tuesday, August 18th (11am- 3pm) TBD


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