David Graves      April 20th, 2015 in Blog

The review of the 2015
Fall transfer applications is our key focus at this time, and we continue to diligently work on these files.  At this time, we have made roughly 1,500 decisions of the 2700 applications we
received this year. In addition, roughly 350-400 of the 2,700 files are incomplete and thus will not be reviewed. Based on statistical data, we are averaging about 50 decisions being made per day. As
such, I expect that we be be complete for the most part by about mid-May, although,we will have a few slowdowns as we get into some of the more challenging files to review.


remember we cannot tell you when you will have a decision as this
depends on many factors. Applications are generally processed in the
order in which the file was completed, but this is not always the case,
as some files are more challenging, are from colleges where we are
having to build a catalog in the new system, or are just complex. We
also have two new staff members who can handle the more basic transfer
files, so they might review some later files that can be done easily but
might be out of “completion order”. As
well, I am not able to look at each individual file to see why someone
did nor did not receive a decision based on X date.

applications completed by roughly the 20th of February or earlier have
been reviewed with some exceptions.  If you are transferring
from an out-of-state college or a
college we have not had many students apply from, your application may
take a bit longer to review and thus the timeline would not be correct
for your situation. Transfer decisions are updated daily on the
status check, and the myStatus page is updated at about 5 am every

If you have been admitted and want to see how
your courses transferred, you can use the transfer equivalency site off
the admissions website. If you have submitted a deposit (fall transfer
and beyond requirement), you can log on to DegreeWorks to see how your courses apply towards the degree/major you have selected.  As well, go to the Next Steps brochure to learn about what you will need to do next to enroll at UGA (this is also sent in the acceptance packet).

I hope this helps, and Go Dawgs.

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