Full-Time Transfer Checklist
- Complete the FAFSA (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only). If you have not already done so, be sure to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), using Drexel's school code (003256). You should reapply every year by May 1.
- Complete the Transfer Student Financial Aid Application (U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolling in winter, spring, or summer terms). You can download the Transfer Student Financial Aid Application [PDF]. The supplementary information provided on this form will enable the Financial Aid Office to correctly process your financial aid application.
- Complete any outstanding financial aid requirements (U.S. citizens and permanent residents). Confirmed and continuing students can check their status on DrexelOne. New student loans will not be disbursed from the lender to Drexel until the promissory note has been signed and all requirements are completed.
- Contact Student Resource Center/Financial Aid (SRC/FA) if you received any financial aid at the institution you attended prior to Drexel (winter and spring students only) or if you have any changes to your enrollment status. Use AskDrexel to report this information.
- Resolve any questions or issues regarding your annual eBill. Detailed billing information can be found online on the Office of the Bursar website.
- Register for Orientation.
U.S. citizens and permanent residents will receive a postcard via U.S. mail in mid-May, with a link to the New Student Orientation 2012 website. International students will receive Orientation information from International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) with their I-20s. Students entering in winter, spring, or summer terms should contact the Division of Student Life for further information.
- Pick up your DragonCard University ID. Once you have registered for your classes, you are eligible for the DragonCard, which you will need to access certain buildings on campus. Visit the DragonCard Office located in Room 124 of the Creese Student Center on the University City Main Campus or in Room 1603 of the New College Building on the Center City Hahnemann Campus to have your ID photo taken. You must show a valid state-issued ID (driver's license or passport).
- Submit your documentation. Complete and submit the I-20/DS-2019 Application Form [PDF] and bank statements to the ISSS office.
Complete the Transfer Report Form. Completion of the Transfer Report Form is necessary if you're transferring from another U.S. school.
- Contact an advisor in your program's department. Your academic advisors can answer questions you may have about course selection and registration. Visit our Advising page to locate your advisor.
- Comply with Drexel's health insurance and immunization policies. All full-time students must complete the Immunization Record Form [PDF]. Visit the Health Insurance and Immunizations website for more information.
- Pick up your computer accounts. As a Drexel student, you are entitled to computer accounts, such as email and the DrexelOne portal. You must check DrexelOne regularly for important updates regarding placement tests and your tuition bill. Visit the Information Resources and Technology (IRT) New Accounts page to pick up your accounts.
- Review Drexel's computer and software recommendations on IRT's Downloads and Computers website.
- Notify Disability Services if you have any physical or learning disabilities. Drexel University is committed to providing equal access to its programs and services to qualified students. Visit the Office of Disability Resources website for more information.
- Attend the Drexel Resource Fair. Get answers to questions regarding billing, financial aid, registration, health insurance, and immunizations during the Resource Fair offered at the start of each quarter.
Forward your final transcripts. Be sure to send final transcripts to Drexel. Please mail to:
PO Box 34789
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Final transcripts are due two weeks prior to the beginning of the term.
Complete the housing and dining application. If you are interested in on-campus housing, you must submit this application along with a $200 housing deposit. However, housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so be sure to apply early. After you receive your housing assignment, please confirm your move-in date with the University Housing Office.
For fall term, if you wish to live on campus, you must pay your enrollment and housing deposit by June 15. Please note that housing for transfer students is not guaranteed.