10 Easy Steps to Enrolling for Transfer Students
Have you previously attended a regionally accredited college or university and wish to transfer to Southern Union to continue your education? We are proud you have chosen Southern Union for the next step in your educational journey.
(If you attended a non-accredited institution, you should contact the Admissions Office for specific steps you should take.)
The Admissions Office must receive appropriate identification to complete the admission process. Click here for guidelines for submitting appropriate identification documents. Within a week or two, you will receive your admission packet in the mail containing your A number (student number) and your student email address. Please check your student email for any notifications regarding your application. Your student email account will be available by entering your email address and password.
*If you have problems accessing your student email, please email email@example.com and tell them you cannot log in to email. Be sure to provide your name, email, A number, and birthday.
You must request that the following records be sent from your all previous school(s) to the Admissions Office:
- official transcripts from all regionally accredited postsecondary institutions attended.
- official high school transcripts indicating graduation date or GED scores (effective fall 2014).
- Applicants who have completed the baccalaureate degree will be required to submit only the transcript from the institution granting the baccalaureate degree and high school or GED scores unless otherwise required.
Transfer students who cannot document a degree-creditable English composition and math may be required to take the Accuplacer placement test. Click here to find out if you need placement testing.
- Payment is due at the time of class registration. Unpaid schedules will be dropped periodically. There is no guarantee the class will be available for re-registration.
- To apply for federal financial aid visit www.fafsa.ed.gov. Final approval for financial aid may take up to 6-8 weeks for processing once all documentation has been received by the school. Final processing of financial aid at Southern Union cannot occur until steps 1-3 have been completed. Be sure to check your student email in case additional information is needed from you to finalize financial aid processing.
- Students who do not receive financial aid will be required to pay tuition at the time of class registration. Payments may be made by credit or debit card through the mySUSCC portal. Choose the Student Tab > Student Account > Touchnet Bill+Payments, and log in using your "A" number and mySUSCC password. For detailed, step-by-step directions, check out this How to Pay Tuition and Fees PDF.
Students will be dropped for non-payment before classes begin for the semester. Tuition payments should be made IN FULL prior to that date. For the Tuition & Fees Schedule and refund information, visit the Tuition & Fees page.
Sign-up for an individual advising appointment by clicking on the button below. Meetings can either be in-person or virtual.
Virtual meetings: Virtual meetings will take place on Google Meet. Access to a webcam and microphone is helpful to utilize this service. To comply with FERPA regulations, students will be required to show a valid photo ID before each appointment.
In-Person Meetings: In-person appointments will be available for certain dates. Masks and social distancing are required for an in-person appointment.
Transfer students should bring unofficial transcripts to the advising meeting.
Your academic advisor will help you register for classes or advise you on how to register on the web.
Verify with the Cashier’s Office that your payment has been received if paying cash or using a debit or credit card. If using financial aid, verify that the tuition and fees have been paid in full (Some types of aid and scholarships do not pay 100% of the fees.)
Report to Learning Resource Center on Opelika or Wadley Campus with your PAID class schedule during designated LRC operating hours to get your student ID .
Students using financial aid to purchase books may charge them through the campus bookstore following a 24 hour waiting period after scheduling classes. Books for financial aid recipients are sold during a designated schedule each semester which is posted in the financial aid office or bookstore. Students must present a SUSCC Student ID to charge books to financial aid.