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COVID-19: Transfer, Mobility, and Progress, Final Fall 2020 Report

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series January 2021

The National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) recently released the second report in a series on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student transfer and mobility. This report presents a more complete picture of fall 2020 transfer patterns and shows sharp declines in enrollment and student mobility. As in the first report that came out this […]

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TRANSFER IN THE NEWS

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series January 2021

How colleges are reenrolling stopped-out students during the pandemic By Natalie Schwartz, Higher Ed Dive, November 23, 2020 A number of higher education institutions across the country have been reaching out to students who had stopped out of their degree program to encourage them to re-enroll and finish via online learning. Roughly 36 million adults […]

Interstate Passport Awarded New Grant!

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series January 2021

Interstate Passport is pleased to announce that ECMC Foundation has awarded the program a grant of $500,000 to support efforts to scale participation in the Interstate Passport Network. Over the two-year course of this project, staff will recruit and enroll 20 new member institutions, including at least 10 Minority-Serving Institutions, so that more students, particularly […]

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Call to Action: Transfer and Applicability of Credit

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series November 2020

The Scaling Partners Network, a diverse group of 25 policy, advocacy, research and institutional membership organizations throughout the country, has issued a call to action regarding transfer in higher education. In response to the increasing number of students transferring across higher education institutions and the economic recession due to the pandemic, the Network calls on […]

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Student Transfer in the News

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series November 2020

Strapped for students, colleges finally begin to clear transfer logjam by Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report, October 9, 2020 The pandemic is already believed to have prompted more students than usual to move from one university or college to another and — like a giant game of musical chairs — portends a flurry of additional transfers when […]

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COVID-19: Transfer, Mobility, and Progress, First Look Fall 2020 Report

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series November 2020

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, October 2020 The National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) has released the first in a new report series that examines transfer and mobility in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, transfer options have been made even more difficult since spring 2020 when colleges and universities were forced to close […]

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Transfer Facts from ACE and AACRAO

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series September 2020

Below are selected findings from a recent study by ACE and AACRAO, A National Snapshot: How Students Experience and Perceive Transferring Earned Credit on students’ perceptions about how transfer credit was applied and the potential accumulation of excess credits at graduation. The national study included 1,003 survey completers, with 65 percent of respondents currently enrolled […]

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Transfer In the News

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series September 2020

As Higher Education Navigates a New Normal, Don’t Let Transfer Students Waste Time and Money By Laura Couturier and Josh Wyner, Real Clear Policy, June 1, 2020 In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, student transfer is in the spotlight like never before. As more students are expected to transfer this year and beyond, the […]

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Nine California Institutions are newest members of Interstate Passport

The Los Angeles Community College District – made up of nine colleges serving the greater Los Angeles County area – has joined the Interstate Passport Network, the national program of two- and four-year colleges and universities that streamlines the higher education transfer process for students. These nine institutions bring the total number of Network members to […]

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Interstate Passport Welcomes Western Colorado University

Western Colorado University, located in Gunnison, Colorado, has joined the Interstate Passport Network, the national program of two- and four-year colleges and universities that streamlines the transfer process for students. Western becomes the 56th member of the Network and the second institution in Colorado to sign up. (Adams State University became a Passport member last […]