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A successful transfer involves careful planning and takes time to develop. The following information and links can help you through the process.

Transfer Advising Tools and Information

Our transfer site offers a number of resources to help in making informed and efficient transfer decisions. You will find the following information on this transfer site: 

  • Transfer Advising Program Guides
  • Admission and Transfer Equivalency Websites for 4-year schools
  • Advising Appointments from 4-Year Schools - Appointments are available to meet with advisors from 4-year schools. 
  • Scheduled Visits by 4-Year Admissions Recruiters - College and university admission recruiters visit JCCC regularly. 
  • Why should I graduate if I'm going to transfer? - Do you need to receive your associate degree before you transfer?

Information for Specific Types of Students

Along with the above transfer resources, our counselors have provided additional information for specific fields of study to assist you with your transfer into the following programs.

  • Pre-Med Students
  • Pre-Law Students
  • Pre-Education Students
  • Pre-Business Majors Informational Video

Top 10 Transfer Tips

The following suggestions have been gathered to help you prepare for a successful and efficient transfer from JCCC. 

  1. Start Early
  2. Research schools/programs that you are interested in
  3. Know yourself and what is important to you when choosing a school (location, certain degrees offered, price, etc…)
  4. Meet with an academic advisor or counselor
  5. Know the difference between credits that transfer and credits that apply to a degree
  6. Know the admissions and scholarship deadlines for the schools you are interested in transferring to
  7. Use the JCCC Student Success Center including our Transfer Guides
  8. Know the differences between transferring to public/private schools and in-state/out-of-state schools
  9. Know specific transfer policies such as how P/F classes transfer and courses with a grade of “D”
  10. Prepare in advance for success at your transfer school (get involved socially and academically, figure out living arrangements, etc…)

Course Transfer and Reverse Transfer


Course Transfer: There is a growing list of courses approved by the Kansas Board of Regents for guaranteed transfer among all Kansas public post-secondary institutions. Visit the Kansas Board of Regents for more information.


Reverse Transfer: Students who transfer to a Kansas public university from a Kansas public community college or technical college (or vice versa) are eligible for Reverse Transfer, which allows for the attainment of any associate degree for which one is eligible along the way to additional certificates and degrees. Visit the Kansas Board of Regents for more information.