Transfer Communities provide a number of benefits, including:
The possibility to live with people who share your interests. There is housing set aside for each community on on-campus housing. Simply click on the live-on campus option when you fill out your application!
Making connections with faculty and staff in your major
Quickly meet friends and classmates
Built-in study groups because you are all taking some classes together
Having a support network of classmates, upperclassmen, faculty, TTLs (Transfer Transition Leaders), Graduate Assistants, and Residence Assistants who can help you adjust to your new surroundings and your new role as a college student from your very first day
The opportunity to be immersed in the field of your choice, exploring potential professions and associated majors from the very start of your academic career.
All of our transfer communities are open to commuters, on-campus residents, and remote students!
Designed for incoming transfer students who are planning to major in business or accounting (and have been conditionally accepted into the School of Business.)
Students take a 1-credit transfer seminar on business and accounting with their community, and are introduced to the academic/social expectations of a career in business through co-curricular activities.
Designed for incoming transfer students who excelled academically at their prior school (open to those who receive an invitation to join).
Participate in a 1-credit seminar and attend a variety of events with your community, engage in fun activities, and get exposed to campus resources which will help you make your first year at UAlbany a successful one.