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Transfer, Adult, and Online Student Experience

The Transfer, Adult, and Online Student Experience creates specific campus spaces, connects students with experienced mentors, and builds avenues for students to establish peer networks. The following programs outlined below are specific to your needs and supporting in your student success.

Program What It Is More Information
A program for newly admitted  transfer students. Required to complete. Students must complete an orientation prior to beginning classes. As a transfer student, you will have two options: Online Orientation (asynchronous) or Transfer Student Orientation (TSO) (synchronous one-day program) in May-August for our summer and fall admitted students, or January for spring admitted students. You will learn how to register for courses, be introduced to campus resources and discover the amazing opportunities UMSL offers.
Transfer Student Week A national week to celebrate all transfer students in the month of October. A week to celebrate our UMSL transfer students and the professionals who assist them with their academic journeys. The week of events provides opportunities to get connected in various ways on campus and beyond.
Junior-Level Writing Course Common Academic Course To help you connect with your peers and acclimate to the level of academic rigor at UMSL, all transfer students must complete the Junior Level Writing Course; typically, this build into your first semester at UMSL.
Students Who Are Parents (SWAP) UMSL student-parent network We know that juggling parenting and school can be a challenge but, you can stay connected and build a support network. Join this organization to learn about childcare, UMSL Tiny Triton programs, and more.
TritonConnect Software to review events, leadership and organizations TritonConnect, from the Office of Student Involvement, provides easy access to and engagement with student organizations including fraternities and sororities, service organizations and academic support organizations.
Live. Learn. Work On Campus Campus student employment opportunities Campus Life offices rely heavily on peer to peer education through various leadership roles and on-campus student employment opportunities.There are over 200 student employment positions on campus that allow students to enhance their leadership skills, financial opportunity, and growth in personal and professional development skills.
Traditions/Spirit UMSL hosts yearly traditional events throughout the year Annual Traditional Events Include:
Fall: UMSL Cardinals Night at the Ballpark Student Organization Expo, Big Event (Day of Service) Spring: Homecoming, Mirth Week