Information for Faculty & Staff - Transfer Day 2013:
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
You never know, you might be the one to inspire that student to attend a university!
Students need to know that Ohlone faculty and staff believe in them and want to see them succeed. Transferring and earning their bachelor’s degree is one of the ways our students can achieve success.
Check out the Questions & Answers below for details about Transfer Day and the ways you can encourage students to attend this event so they can see if transfer is the right choice for them!
Q. What is Transfer Day?
Transfer Day is the annual college fair for current Ohlone College students. Over 40 colleges and universities across the U.S. representing various programs attend Transfer Day so you can gather information about academic programs, admission requirements, and student life.
Q. Where and when is Transfer Day?
Transfer Day 2013 is on Tuesday, October 1, 2013!
|Time||Location (Building 7, first floor, Fremont campus)||Event / Description|
|10:00am - 1:00pm||First floor rooms and lobby||University Information Fair - Meet university reps and gather information about admissions requirements, program, student life, and more!|
|1:30pm||Room 7107||UC Irvine Advising - Pre-register at the UC Irvine table at the Information Fair|
|1:30pm||Room 7104||UC Santa Barbara Advising - Pre-register at the UC Santa Barbara table at the Information Fair|
|2:00pm - 3:00pm||Room 7108||
Preparing for Transfer Workshop
|2:00pm – 3:00pm||
|UC Personal Statement Workshop|
Additional transfer workshops occur throughout the year covering a wide variety of topics! Visit the Transfer Events Calendar for the full schedule!
Q. How can I support Transfer Day?
… wear t-shirts (Yes, We Love T-Shirt Tuesdays!) with a university logo in September, and especially on Transfer Day!
Make an Announcement…
…or invite a Transfer Center staff/volunteer to visit your class and give the pitch! Contact the Transfer Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
… or 10 minutes to share about your own university and/or transfer experience.
Prepare Your Students…
… to get the most out of Transfer Day.
Help them understand essential questions to ask with regards to programs in your field. A list of Suggested Questions to Ask (PDF) is available to you as a tool; coach them on making a good first impression; point out the students' Transfer Day web page, which they can use to prepare for Transfer Day; encourage them to have fun and attend Transfer Day even if they may not know to where to transfer. For a list of universities attending Transfer Day, visit Transfer Day 2013, Information for Students.
Bring Your Class
… to Transfer Day or offer extra credit for an oral presentation on their findings from the day.
… Flex Credit is available! Contact the Transfer Center at email@example.com.
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