contributions from laura horton – university of minnesota twin cities
TRANSFER – TOOLS, BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES
BRYAN KARL – COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA
GENNA ANDERSON – ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Contributions from Laura Horton – University of Minnesota Twin Cities
What to expect•MACAC – What is it? How can MACAC be used as a resource/tool?
•NACAC – Resources & Tools
•U of MN TC & CSS – Some figures and info regarding how they work with Transfer students
•Barriers & Opportunities – Facilitate a Think-Pair-Share exercise
•Time for Questions
Minnesota Association for College Admission Counseling
How many have heard of or are current members?
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR COLLEGE ADMISSION COUNSELING (NACAC)
The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, is an organization of more than 15,000 professionals from around the world dedicated to serving students as they make choices about pursuing postsecondary education.
• NACAC Transfer Knowledge Hub• Some Tools available on the site include:
• The Transfer Process Defined• Transfer is trending• Keys to Transfer Success• State Policies on Transfer
• Additional Resource/Information• Snapshot report
How are you identifying Veterans and or family members of Veterans?How are you engaging Veteran students?
U of MN Twin Cities: Great Veterans Services and career services catered to veterans http://www.career.umn.edu/veteran.htmlhttp://www.onestop.umn.edu/veterans/index.html
College of St. Scholastica Veteran Resource Page
Transfer Data – U of MN TC Transfer students can be admitted to 12 colleges or programs
within the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Each college has their own transfer specialist – CLA has three.
Some are entirely based in the college, others half college and admissions, and CLA based in admissions but works closely with their college.
Admission criteria and pre-requisites vary by college. Can see more on the website. (i.e., Carlson School of Management)
Scholarships vary by college. Apply directly for scholarships. CLA
Fall Enrollment Goal is 1250, Spring is 650. About 150 will enroll from other University of Minnesota campuses (Duluth, Crookston, Morris, Rochester).
Average credit total is about 60 completed college credits, but really does vary.
Minimum GPA is a 2.5 and average was a 3.3 GPA for fall 2014.
Twin Cities CampusTransfers from Other Institutions (NAS) and Other U of M Campuses (IUT) by Type of Previous Institution: 2012-13
Transfer Data – St. Scholastica
Goal of 110 transfer student for Fall and 45 for Spring Admission criteria: Cum GPA of 2.0
The cumulative GPA is the average GPA when all your GPAs from multiple schools are combined. Students having attended more than one school after high school will have their cumulative GPA calculated for acceptance and/or establishing eligibility for the Transfer Student Benedictine Scholarship.
Scholarships: There are four levels of the Transfer Benedictine Scholarship:
○ Benedictine Emeritus: $15,000 per year for a cumulative GPA at 3.5 or higher (4.0 scale)Benedictine Founders: $14,000 per year for a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to 3.49Benedictine Heritage: $13,000 per year for a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to 2.99Benedictine: $10,000 per year for a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to 2.49 Q: What criteria are taken into consideration for the Transfer
Benedictine Scholarship?A: The scholarship is based on your cumulative GPA from all educational institutions attended after high school.
FacilitateThink – Pair - Share
Individually, think about and write down…• Two opportunities that you feel exist in
working with transfer students.• Two barriers that you feel exist or are
hindering your work with transfer students
Next, in small groups (2- 4 people) discuss what you have written down – Select one of each to discuss.
Finally, you will share with the group the opportunity and barrier you identified. Do you have ideas regarding solutions or how to implement elsewhere? Group Discussion
You are the key….
What doors will you unlock for students?