Additional Resources Concerning College Student Transfer

Articulation agreement types, including advantages and disadvantages: Loewenberg, A. (2018, May 17). Ensuring a smooth pathway:   Using articulation agreements to help early childhood educators pursue a BA.  New America.

CollegeTransfer.Net (information for students on transfer opportunities).

Cuppa GAO:  Coffee With Our Experts.  Transferring College Credits.  (2017, September 16).  U.S. Government Accountability Office.  Live Facebook session:

Essential transfer practices: Wyner, J., Deane, K.C., Jenkins, D., & Fink, J. (2016). The transfer playbook: Essential practices for two- and four-year colleges. Published by The Aspen Institute (1st 2 authors) and CCRC (the 2nd 2 authors). Retrieved from

50-state comparison: Transfer and articulation policies.  Education Commission of the States.  Retrieved from

Guidelines for community colleges that wish to use National Student Clearinghouse data: Fink, J., & Jenkins, D. (2017, December).  How to measure community college effectiveness in serving transfer students.  Community College Research Center. Retrieved from

Guidelines for getting institutions of higher education to work together to enhance transfer: Deane, K. C., Fink, J., Gordon, M., Jenkins, D., Kadlec, A., & Wyner, J. (2017). Tackling transfer:  A guide to convening community colleges and universities to improve transfer student outcomes.  Retrieved from

Metrics for tracking transfer students: Jenkins, D., & Fink, J. (2016, January). Tracking transfer: New measures of institutional and state effectiveness in helping community college students attain bachelor’s degrees. Community College Research Center, The Aspen Institute, and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Retrieved from .

National Association for College Admission Counseling, information on transfer students in their Knowledge Center, and on transfer admissions policies including credit transfer and enrollment deposits in their Code of Ethics and Professional Practices:

National College Transfer Center (national project to increase degree completion among transfer students). Website:

National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (national organization dedicated to “Supporting transfer student success through research, education, and advocacy”). Website, including conference announcements and introductions to the transfer research literature:

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center data concerning transfer students:

Prior learning assessment policies:  Education Commission of the States. (2017, December 4).  50-state comparison: Prior learning assessment policies.  Retrieved from

Standards for design and assessment of transfer student programs and services: Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education. (2014). Transfer student programs and services. Retrieved from 

The Pathways Promise. (2017, March 13).

Transfer Honor Roll:  National Recognition Program by Phi Theta Kappa.

Transfer Week Webinar Series. (2018, October 15-19).  CollegeSource.

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