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Transfer Checklist

Use the checklist below as a guide when transferring from Northeast Iowa Community College to another college or university. Early and careful planning will help make the transition smooth and successful.

  1. Contact a transfer or admissions representative to schedule an appointment to visit the institution, find out about transfer requirements and discuss the transfer process.

  2. Research articulations/equivalency guides for your major. Review NICC Transfer Information and utilize for information about transferring to the University of Iowa, the University of Northern Iowa and Iowa State University.

  3. Determine the deadlines for admission, housing and financial aid. Also, determine if there is a specific grade point that you need to achieve to transfer into your major. Foreign language requirements may also need to be discussed.

  4. Determine if there are any specialized tests that you will be required to take as part of your major (Example: Praxis/CAAP for education majors).

  5. Complete the application for admission and send in the application fee by the deadline.

  6. Send high school, NICC transcripts and ACT/SAT scores to your desired college or university's admissions office .

  7. Submit the FAFSA with the transfer college/university code number.

  8. Attend orientation and registration programming.

View the complete transfer checklist and planning timeline.