Next steps for admitted transfer students

Congratulations! You applied. You were accepted. Now it’s time to confirm your place in the transfer class.

Please thoroughly review all of the steps listed below and complete them as soon as possible. These steps can also be viewed in your account after you have been admitted.

Here’s your checklist to become an official Spartan!

1. Reserve your place

All admitted transfer students who plan to attend Michigan State University should reserve their place in the incoming class as soon as they have decided to enroll at MSU, but no later than four weeks after the date of admission. Complete the steps below to reserve your place at MSU.

2. Prepare to enroll

After you have reserved your place, you must prepare for enrollment by completing the items below that pertain to your specific admission situation.

Some of the itemssuch as completing placement exams and submitting immunization forms—are required and need to be completed prior to orientation. Other items—such as applying for financial aid and registering with disability services at MSU—are optional or only for specific situations. To prepare for enrollment at MSU, thoroughly review the information at each of the links below.

3. Attend orientation

All admitted transfer students must attend a New Student Orientation (NSO) program, unless you meet specific exemption criteria.