Timeline

The following table can help you identify what you need to do to transfer from a community college to a four-year school.

TaskFor Fall EntryFor Spring Entry

Assess Your Strengths.

September or earlier

February or earlier

Identify Your Major.

September or earlier

February or earlier

Choose Colleges.

November to January

April to June

Visit Colleges.

November to January

April to June

Apply for Admission.

February 1

February 1

Apply for Financial Aid.

February 1

February 1

Make a Decision.

May

December

Register for Your Courses.

August

January

Find Colleges

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