The Transfer, Adult, and Online Student (TAOS) 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 studnets, 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.
Weeks of Welcome Welcome programming in fall and spring. Weeks of Welcome provides sponsored events designed to help transition students to life at UMSL. Specific programs available geared for our transfer, adult and online students.
Transfer Interest Groups (TRIGS) A group of transfer students gather weekly with peer mentor By joining a Transfer Interest Group, you have a built-in network of fellow transfer students, and a peer mentor with the experience and training to help you navigate your transition to UMSL.
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.
Tau Sigma Transfer Student Academic Honor Society Tau Sigma Academic Honor Society, invitation only based on academic achievement after your first semester.
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.
MyEngage Software to review events, leadership and organizations The Office of Student Involvement MyEngage software provides easy access to and engagement with more than 90 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