Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Transfer FAQs

Transfer decisions were posted last week and most students should have decisions at this point. As always, we were honored to receive many applications and as always, we had to make many tough decisions. In all, we received just over 3,000 applications for transfer admission. After a careful, holistic review, we were able to admit 1,089 of those applicants. Most students may now view their decisions on MyCarolina (see instructions here) and will receive their paper letters by the end of the week. There are a few applicants without decisions; we are finalizing these decisions and hope to have them available soon.

Below are some frequent questions we get from transfer students. Please just let us know what other questions you have.

Admitted Student FAQs
When will I know how my credits will transfer?
We're now evaluating the transfer credit of admitted students and will begin sending official evaluation reports by email on April 26. All students should receive their evaluation by the first week in May. In the meantime, check out our Transferring Your Courses page to learn more about how we evaluate transfer credit.

What does it mean to waive my enrollment deposit?
When you enroll at Carolina, you can either choose to waive or pay the $250 enrollment deposit. If you choose to enroll with the $250 deposit, this amount will be subtracted from your total first semester payments. If you plan on receiving financial aid, you can choose to waive the $250 enrollment deposit. As aid funds become available, you are still responsible for any remaining payments for tuition, fees, and housing.

When will I receive my financial aid package?
In your paper admit pack, you'll receive information on how to view your financial aid package through your ConnectCarolina Student Center. You'll need to create an Onyen in order to view the information online. We also encourage you to create your UNC email and check it frequently because the Student Aid Office will communicate with you through that email account.

When is the enrollment deadline?
We ask that you reply to our offer of admission by May 15.

I'm ready to enroll. What's next?
Hooray! Check out this transfer checklist for the next steps you'll want to take. You can also visit our admitted student website and view the admitted student brochure.

When should I register for classes?
As soon as possible. The Advising Office has some great information for new transfer students here. Soon after enrolling, you can make an appointment online to speak with an academic advisor by phone or Skype. It's best to register for classes as soon as you can, so that you'll have the best selection of courses available.

Waitlisted Student FAQs
We know a waitlist decision is hard to receive and we hate to ask you to wait still longer for a final decision from us. But we will do our best to get you a decision as soon as we can.

Most of your questions will likely be answered in this FAQ sheet, which offers information on how we review our waiting list and how many students we've admitted in past years from the waiting list. If you have more questions, please let us know!