Transfer Services

SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A&M COLLEGE | Division of Student Success 

Welcome to Southern University and A&M College!

Thank you for transferring to Southern University! You have truly made the best decision to transfer to our great institution. Your time, talent and financial contributions are valuable investments that will ensure you will graduate on time!

 

Southern University understands and appreciates your investment. This is why we encourage you to use the “How to Transfer to Southern University” tool as a compass to navigate an easy path to becoming a Jaguar.

 

How to Transfer to Southern University

Using this tool will help you navigate a seamless transferring process at Southern University.

Please read and complete all instructions carefully and quickly as each step is time-sensitive and highly dependent on availability.

Step 1

Before you begin your admissions application, determine if you meet the transfer admissions requirements!

Transfer Admissions Requirements

Office of Admissions & Recruitment | 225.771.SUBR | admissions@subr.edu

Step 2a

If you meet the transfer admission requirements, click "Apply for Admissions"

Step 2b

*Please be aware that failure to submit official transcripts, all other requested documents, and $20 Application Fee when you submit your application will delay application processing.

Step 2c

Course Articulation Process Begins

If you meet transfer admission requirements, The Office of Admissions and Recruitment uses the submitted official transcripts to begin the initial course articulation process.

What does course articulation mean?

Course articulation is the process of comparing the information taught in the accredited transfer institution’s course to determine if the information is offered in an equivalent Southern University accredited course. Please review Steps 6-9 for more information.

Step 3

Apply for financial aid. Click “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (FAFSA)

SUBR Federal School Code: 002025

For Detailed Instructions click “How to Complete the Financial Aid Process”

*For information about scholarships and other types of financial aid click “SUBR Office of Financial Aid”

Step 4

If you’ve been accepted to Southern University, Register for New Student Orientation

Click Here

New Student Orientation Fee:  $150, nonrefundable

Step 5

If you would like to live on campus, apply for housing

Application Fee: $150

Step 6

If you’ve been accepted, review your SUBR unofficial transcript to determine if your courses were accepted. If your Southern University Undergraduate Unofficial Web Transcript courses read "ENGL XXXX, BIOL XXXX, HIST XXXX, MATH XXXX, etc." this indicates the University has not yet evaluated if your transfer coursework can be counted toward your degree.

>>>To view your "Undergraduate Unofficial Web Transcript," Log into Self-Service Banner | Under the "Student" tab, click "Student Records" > "Academic Transcript" > then click "Submit"

Step 7

(Only if you have met criteria for Step 6)

Fill-Out a “Transfer Course Evaluation Form”

NOTE: You should not attempt to register for classes without completing the “Transfer Course Evaluation Form”

Completing this process properly will ensure you do not repeat coursework unnecessarily, giving you as much credit as possible for the work you’ve already done.

Step 8

(Only if you have met criteria for Step 6)

Obtain a “Signature for Approval” from the office of the (1) College Dean or (2) Department Chair for each transfer course by visiting the first available individual from one of the offices listed.

Contact College Deans and Department Chairs

*If you experience difficulty contacting the dean or chair, call (225)771-4500 and ask to be connection to the dean or chair’s office.

Step 9

(Only if you have met criteria for Step 6)

Submit the Form to the Registrar’s Office. The Registrar's Office will receive and review the completed "Transfer Course Evaluation Form" to verify each course has the appropriate “College Dean, Department Chair Signature for Approval.” If the course is properly approved, the Registrar’s Office will adjust your Southern University transcript to reflect all the equivalent coursework approved.

*Processing may take up to 10-15 business days after final submission to the Registrar’s Office.

Step 10     

During 365 Jaguar Orientation, you will Register for Classes and Learn more information about SU!

 

  1. If you are transferring 30 earned credit hours or less, You will meet with an Academic Coach within the Center for Student Success (CSS) You must register for classes through your CSS Academic Coach. 

Click here for Coaching Services

 

  1. If you are transferring 31 earned credit hours or more, you will be advised by your respective Faculty Advisor. You may register for classes on your own, after visiting with your Academic College.

NOTE: You should not attempt to register for classes without being advised and completing the “Transfer Course Evaluation Form”

For Detailed Instructions click “How to Register for Classes”

Contact College Deans and Department Chairs

*If you experience difficulty contacting the dean or chair, call (225)771-4500 and ask to be connection to the dean or chair’s office.

Step 11

Complete the registration process.

For Detailed Instructions use “How to Complete the Registration Process”

Helpful Links 

Office of Admissions and Recruitment http://www.subr.edu/subhome/43

Residential Life and Housing http://www.subr.edu/subhome/41

Registrar’s Office http://www.subr.edu/page/23

Office of Financial Aid http://www.subr.edu/subhome/50

New Student Orientation http://www.subr.edu/page/orientation

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