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Next steps for transfer students

Congratulations on your admission to KU! For students admitted to the Lawrence campus, the following action items comprise next steps in the transfer process.


Set up your KU online ID

First, you’ll need to set up your KU online ID, which you’ll use to access important services like student email, Blackboard, and your myKU portal.

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Review your DPR

Once you submit your official transcripts, you’ll be able to generate a Degree Progress Report, a personalized accounting of how your current credits stand at KU.

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Register for Orientation

At Orientation, you’ll enroll in classes, connect with other new Jayhawks, and learn about important policies and resources. Spring registration opens March 1; winter registration opens Oct. 1.

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Visit campus

Our weekly Transfer Fridays include campus tours, presentations from admissions representatives, and opportunities to connect with academic departments.

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Do transfer students pay an enrollment deposit?

No. Transfer students aren't required to pay a deposit before enrollment. Enrollment fees are included in a student's first bill.


Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA opens Oct. 1. Some federal and state funds are limited. Filing by Feb. 1 ensures consideration for all possible aid. You can file after Feb. 1, but your awards may be smaller. KU’s school code is 001948.

Reach out to your rep

Your admissions representative can answer questions and guide you through the transfer process. If you need assistance — or just want to chat about your future at KU — they’re here to help.
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