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Collaborative Initiatives that Work for Transfer Students at Virginia Tech. Mercy AzekeKaren Watson Pamplin College of BusinessCollege of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 540-231-6602540-231-6770 [email protected] [email protected] Goals for this Session.

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Collaborative initiatives that work for transfer students at virginia tech

Collaborative Initiatives that Work for Transfer Students at Virginia Tech

Mercy AzekeKaren Watson

Pamplin College of BusinessCollege of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

540-231-6602540-231-6770

[email protected]@vt.edu


Goals for this session

Goals for this Session

  • To learn about the successful collaborative processes in place at VT.

  • To learn about the Transfer Equivalency Database.

  • To learn about student and university benefits from our collaborative processes.


Overview of transfer orientation

Overview of Transfer Orientation

  • One Day

  • Subcommittee of Orientation Management Team (O-Team)

  • Key Departments Involved

  • Support Areas Involved


Orientation management team o team

Orientation Management Team (O-Team)

  • Dean of Student’s Office

  • College and Division Representative

  • University Support Representatives


Transfer subcommittee of the orientation management team

Transfer Subcommittee of the Orientation Management Team

  • Meets monthly September through May

  • Members

    • Director of Orientation

    • Representative from each of Six Academic Colleges

    • Representative from University Academic Advising Center

    • Assistant Registrar for Transfer Credit

    • Representative from Hokie Passport Office

    • Representative from Admissions Office

    • Representative from Center for Academic Enrichment and Excellence


Work of the transfer subcommittee

Work of the Transfer Subcommittee

  • Pre-preparations

    • Transfer Credit Assessment and problem solving with transfer credit issues

    • Selecting Orientation dates

    • Planning the schedule and the activities for the orientation day

    • Having a collective voice with Admissions on issues having to do with Admissions

    • Helping to recruit Transfer Orientation Guides (TOGS)


Key collaborations

Key Collaborations

  • Transfer Credit Assessment

  • Special Interest Groups

  • Academic Dean’s Offices


Transfer equivalency database tedb

Transfer Equivalency Database(TEDB)

  • Two and Four-year Schools

  • Under constant review

  • Adding courses year round

  • Maintained by the University Registrar’s Office

  • Equivalents are determined by Department offering the course at VT

    http://www.registrar.vt.edu/tranguide/index.html

    (Go to page 5 in your handout to see full page printouts of the Transfer Equivalency Database.)


Collaborative initiatives that work for transfer students at virginia tech

1- Choose a State


Collaborative initiatives that work for transfer students at virginia tech

2 - Click on Create College List

3 - Select a College


Collaborative initiatives that work for transfer students at virginia tech

4 - Click on “Find Courses”


Collaborative initiatives that work for transfer students at virginia tech

5 - Select Subject by transfer school or by VT subjects


2007 transfer orientation schedule

2007 Transfer Orientation Schedule

7:45-9:00 a.m. Check-In

8:00-9:15 a.m. Student Resources Fair

9:30-10:15 a.m. University Welcome

10:15-11:00 a.m. Students – Lunch with Transfer Orientation Guides and discussion on Academic Success and Student Services

Parents – Parent Information Session

11:00- 11:45 a.m. Lunch

Noon-5:00 p.m. Advising and Registration

1:00-5:00 p.m. Off-Campus Housing Information and Campus Tours


Student outcomes benefits

Student Outcomes – Benefits

  • Have a full schedule before they leave orientation

  • Know what transfer credits they have before they leave orientation

  • Trouble shoot problems with transfer credit

  • Get to know advisors and departmental representatives

  • Become familiar with institutional support services


Student outcomes benefits1

Student Outcomes - Benefits

  • Learn to navigate Hokie Spa

  • Get to know the University

  • Introduced to Course of Study Planner

  • Receive information on graduation requirements

  • Have a smoother transition


Vt outcomes benefits

VT Outcomes - Benefits

  • Advised approximately 85% of transfer students

  • Improved the process and efficiency of evaluating and awarding transfer credit

    • Approximately 75% of all transfer credit has been evaluated and awarded

  • Coordinated all support services

  • Developed strong network between other University Constituents

  • Received positive feedback from students

  • Achieved high level of student satisfaction


Conclusion

Conclusion

Collaborative initiatives will continue at Virginia Tech in order to further improve the transfer process for our transfer students

We are Virginia Tech

We will prevail!

We are inventing the future.


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