Deadlines for transfers


Once you're admitted:

Transfer admission and enrollment timeline


  • October 1, 2019: Filing period begins for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Use KU's federal student code: 001948.
  • Apply for the spring semester in time to attend the first transfer Orientation and enrollment session in November (there's also one in January).


  • November 1, 2019: Scholarship hall first decision. If you want to know in December if you got into a scholarship hall, submit the required materials by this date.


  • Submit official transcripts to confirm your admission status for spring semester.
  • December 1, 2019: Priority date to file the FAFSA. File earlier if you can. (You may still file the FAFSA after Dec 1, but awards may be smaller.)


  • January 15, 2020: Final deadline to apply for spring semester
  • January 21, 2020: First day of spring classes



  • March 1, 2020: Final deadline for scholarship hall materials. If you didn’t apply by Nov. 1, selection for a scholarship hall will take place in April.
  • If you've signed the housing contract, you'll get a notification when it's time to select your room and roommate online.
  • Watch for information on formal recruitment dates for sororities and fraternities.


  • Early transfer Orientation and enrollment sessions take place April 7 (half-day) and April 8 (full day).


  • May 1, 2020: Final deadline to apply for transfer scholarships.
  • May 28, 2020: Final deadline to apply for summer 2020
  • Submit official transcripts to confirm your admission status and scholarships for summer and fall semesters.


  • June 1, 2020: Final deadline to apply to University Honors Program. Please note, if you are less than four semesters away from graduation, you might not have time to complete this program's curricular requirements.
  • June 2, 2020: First day of summer classes
  • Summer transfer Orientation and enrollment sessions begin.


  • Arrive on campus and become a Jayhawk!
  • August 19, 2020: Final deadline to apply for fall 2020
  • August 23, 2020: First day of classes.
Transfer Application Deadlines

January 14, 2020

Deadline to apply for Spring 2020 Semester

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International transfers and freshmen

If you're not a U.S. citizen or are applying to college for the first time, there are separate deadlines for admission.

Contact Admissions


Call 785-864-3911