Iowa Community College-to-University Transition Guides

A transition guide is a transfer planning resource developed by Iowa community college and university instructors and advisers in a specific academic discipline. The guide is provided for use by students, faculty, advisers and the public in planning for a successful transfer experience from an Iowa community college to one of Iowa's public universities.

Content includes:

  • An explanation of basic understandings of key discipline principles needed by the transfer student upon arrival at the university;
  • A listing of majors within the discipline available at Iowa's public universities and career areas to which those majors lead;
  • List of advisories for students and instructors to ensure a successful transfer experience;
  • A "to do" list for the transfer student upon arrival at the university to help ensure a successful academic experience.