Sarah Hein, Counselor and Transfer Coordinator
Prairie State College has been approved by the state of Illinois to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.
The Prairie State College Counseling and Academic Advising team is your connection to making a successful transfer to a four-year college or university to earn your bachelor’s degree.
"All of the counselors and advisors are dedicated to help PSC students on their journey
to earning a bachelor’s degree. We encourage students to work with the advisor with
whom they have the strongest connection."
–Sarah Hein, LPC, Associate Professor, Counselor/Transfer Program.
The Prairie State College Counseling and Academic Advising Center has several resources available for students who wish to transfer.
Attend the Transfer Workshop Series offered at PSC.
Check out the printed resources available in the Counseling and Academic Advising Center, including college guides and applications, viewbooks, and catalogs from over 50 colleges and universities.
Attend college fairs featuring four-year colleges and universities. Fairs are offered in the fall and spring.
Individual Admission Representative Visits
Meet with representatives from a wide selection of four-year colleges and universities when they visit PSC’s main campus. Schedule of visits.
Online Course Audit
Learn what institutions are currently evaluating transfer credits by using this free online service. Visit the transferology website for videos on how to use the program. If you need additional assistance using it, please schedule an appointment with Sarah Hein.
Illinois Articulation Initiative
Visit itransfer.org, for information on the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) statewide transfer agreement among the more than 100 Illinois colleges and universities. Participating schools agree to accept a “package” of IAI general education courses instead of their comparable lower-division general education requirements. Find information regarding the transfer process and student resources. Remember to meet with a member of PSC’s advising team to ensure a smooth transfer.
Visit TransferReady to better understand the transfer process and access lots of additional transfer resources.