College Transfer Assistance

The Office of Admissions & Student Services provides assistance to all students seeking to transfer to another post-secondary institutions, including help selecting schools, completing applications, and applying for financial aid. The resources below offer helpful information on these topics and others.

To speak to a member of the staff, drop by the office or submit a ticket to Student Affairs helpdesk.

GENERAL RESOURCES

College Board: This not-for-profit organization seeks to expand access to higher education. Programs include Advanced Placement (AP), the SAT, and others.

Common App: This online application is accepted by over 600 colleges and universities. Information regarding planning and paying for college is also available.

State University System of Florida: Visit this website for information on Florida’s twelve (12) public universities.

KnowHow2Go: This website helps all students, especially those from underrepresented and lower-socioeconomic groups, plan for higher education.

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

FAFSA: AKA the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid.” Use this secure government website to research and apply for all federal grants, loans, and work-study funds.

Florida Student Scholarship & Grant Programs: The Florida Department of Education administers a variety of state-funded grants and scholarships for Florida residents, including the Bright Futures Scholarship program.

Fastweb.com: Using an extensive database of available funding sources, this website helps students research and apply for options based on their personal profiles.

National Merit Scholarship Corporation: This organization has been offering merit-based scholarships to high-achieving students since 1955. To qualify, students must take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).

Hispanic Scholarship Fund: This organization promotes the importance of higher education among Latino families, including providing scholarships and support services to exceptional Hispanic American students.

Loan Calculator: Use this online tool to estimate the monthly amounts you would be expected to pay for student loans.

Glossary of Terms: From the US Dept. of Education, this online glossary covers the all the lingo you need to you to fund your college education.

 

 

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