Transfer Counseling Office
The Transfer Counseling staff assists students in planning their transfer from Nassau Community College to four-year institutions of higher education. In order to facilitate this process, a number of services are provided. Individual counseling appointments can be made by students to assist them in selecting an institution, determine requirements and to complete the application procedure.
On Tuesday October 21, 2014 in CCB 252 a general information program will be held. We will discuss the application process, admission requirements, financial aid for transfer and other important information
On Thursday, October 30, 2014 we will host our annual Transfer Day from 10 am until 1:pm in the Field House. Over 100 colleges and Universities, including SUNY, CUNY and out of state institutions will be available to speak with students.
On Thursday, November 13 we will hold a Nursing information program in CCB 252. Representatives from institution which offer a 4 year BSN in Nursing will detail admission requirements, prerequisites etc. This program is not designed for students who want to enter Nassau's Nursing Program
Local colleges will host on site admissions programs at Nassau Community College during the Fall 2014 semester. At these programs students who are graduating may be accepted on the spot and have an evaluation of their transfer credits. All institutions will waive their applications fees at these programs. Information on financial aid and scholarships will also be available. Students should bring unofficial copies of their transcripts from all institutions attended. More details will be announced soon.
Individual Transfer Counseling Individual counseling involves an exploration of the student's interest and goals. Transfer options are explored and the process for applying to four‑year colleges and universities is discussed.
Group Counseling Students are encouraged to participate in the group sessions, where interest and goals can be discussed and shared with the total group. Process is discussed and updated scholarship information is shared.
Pre‑Law Program This program is arranged for those students who are interested in majoring in law after completing their bachelor's degree. Representatives from law schools are invited to visit our campus to discuss LSAT preparation. Admission requirements are also discussed. Officers from the Student Bar Association at the law schools share their experiences with interested students.
Evening Transfer Program During the spring semester over 30 institutions of higher education from the metropolitan area are invited to participate in this annual program. From the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., representatives are available to speak with students, faculty and staff regarding transfer issues.
Individual College Visits The Transfer Counseling Office coordinates dates for representatives from other institutions to visit our campus on an individual basis. Representatives are usually placed in building G Lobby, which is very accessible for students.