Admissions & Aid

Transfer Checklist

Just getting started?

unchecked checkbox Contact the Admissions Office at1-800-321-2562 for more information about Alma College and the transfer process

unchecked checkbox Schedule a campus visit. If you haven’t toured our beautiful campus, be sure to call the Admissions Office to make an appointment or schedule a visit online

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Already applied?  

unchecked checkbox Arrange to have your official college transcript(s) sent to Alma College.

Admitted to Alma? Congratulations! 

unchecked checkbox Apply for additional scholarships. See scholarships specifically for transfer students as   well as other scholarships available at Alma. Pay close attention to deadlines.

unchecked checkbox Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The earliest you can fill the FAFSA is October 1. Students entering in Winter Term should file the FAFSA as soon as possible. If you have already filed the FAFSA, please sign back in to your account and add Alma College to your list of schools to receive your FAFSA. Alma College’s federal school code is 002236. Keep in mind that the State of Michigan’s deadline is March 1.

unchecked checkbox Sign in to your Inside Alma portal for the most up-to-date information. All students are given access to the Inside Alma portal upon acceptance. Watch the mail for your personalized login information. Your portal will be your inside track to everything Alma including housing, parking, and important announcements.

unchecked checkbox Watch for your transcript evaluation. It will arrive via email approximately two weeks after your acceptance to Alma.

Ready to be a Scot?

unchecked checkbox Make your $300 commitment deposit.

unchecked checkbox Come to campus and meet with your academic advisor, who will be assigned once you submit your commitment deposit. The Admissions Office will arrange your appointment.