Transfer Information Week - Oct. 13-17, 2014

Transfer Week

Looking to transfer? Want to learn more about the process?
During Delaware County Community College’s Transfer Week, you’ll get answers to everything you need to know about the transfer process.

■ Meet with representatives from four-year colleges and universities as well as Educational Advisors from the College.
■ Attend sessions on graduate school, acing your transfer application, specific majors, and more.
■ Join a campus tour and see what some nearby schools have to offer.
■ Participate in the transfer fair and discover all of the options available to you.

MONDAY, October 13

Transferring Basics for Single Parents
11:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Room 2185, Academic Building

If you’re a single parent, transferring to another college may cause feelings of uncertainty and anxiety but it doesn’t mean you have to give up! This workshop will teach you how to begin planning now. Join us for tips on how to successfully transition from a community college to a four-year institution.
Transfer Basics Workshop
12:20 to 1:15 p.m.
Room 2185, Academic Building

How does the transfer process work? What does a four-year college look for in a community college student? What should you look for in a four-year school? How do transfer agreements work? This one-session workshop will answer all of the basic questions students have regarding the transfer process and selecting the right school.
Widener Campus Tour

Meet at 11:50 a.m. at the Upper Darby Center. Bus departs at noon. Pick up at the Marple Campus at 12:30 p.m. Meet in front of STEM Center Welcome Desk. Tour leaves Widener at 3 p.m. Pre-registration (beginning Oct. 1) is required. Participation is free, seating is limited.

TUESDAY, October 14

Engineering vs. Engineering Technology: Understanding the Difference
11:05 a.m. to noon
Room 2290, Academic Building

Engineering is a broad spectrum term that applies to more than one major at the College. Both traditional Engineering and Applied Engineering Technology consists of courses in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). This session will review the commonality and differences between these fields of study and career pathways. Next steps in your academic plan will also be covered.
Making the Move to West Chester University
11:05 a.m. to noon
Small Auditorium, Academic Building

“Transfer Shock” is something commonly experienced by community college students when they transition to a four-year university. The learning curve of starting fresh at a new college can sometimes make junior-level students feel like freshmen all over again. Faculty and staff from West Chester University will use this workshop to help prepare Delaware County Community College students for successful entry into a four-year institution.
Transferring Basics for LGBTQ Students
11:05 a.m. to noon
Room 2185, Academic Building

Finding the right fit in a transfer school can be difficult. As an LGBTQ student the process may feel even more complicated. Stop by this workshop to get the information you need to find the right fit. Learn about some factors you may want to consider when making a choice: how to determine if a campus is a safe space, and what it truly means for an institution to be “gay friendly.”
Transferring for the Adult Learner
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Room 2289, Academic Building

Many area schools offer accelerated degree completion programs, evening courses and a variety of options for working adults completing their bachelor’s degrees. This workshop will address some of the various local programs and the general admissions requirements for entry.
Lincoln Campus Tour

Pick up at 8:45 a.m. at STEM Center
Bus leaves at 9 a.m.
Bus returns back to campus by 1 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, October 15

Preparing to Transfer Out of State
11:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Room 2185, Academic Building

The College has partnerships with many four-year schools in the area, but what if you want to go to school in Florida? Or California? This workshop will guide you through the process of transferring to a college or university outside of Pennsylvania. From cost, to housing, to transferring classes, we have you covered!
Veterans Workshop
12:20 to 1:15 p.m.
Room 2185, Academic Building

Are you a Veteran and planning on transferring to complete a bachelor’s degree? Then this workshop is for you! We’ll cover the transfer and transition steps unique to veterans including what paperwork you’ll need to forward to your new school, what paperwork you should complete and information on and benefits of attending a Yellow Ribbon school.
Temple University Campus Tour

Meet at 9:15 a.m. in the STEM Center Lobby on the Marple Campus. Pick up at the Upper Darby Center at 9:45 a.m. Tour leaves Temple at 1:30 p.m. Pre-registration (beginning Oct. 1) is required. Participation is free, seating is limited.

THURSDAY, October 16

Transfer Process for Future Teachers
11:05 a.m. to noon
Room 2290, Academic Building

This workshop will present the overall transfer process for Education majors. It will include the Pennsylvania Department of Education FATE (Formal Admission to Teacher Education) requirements; choosing a transfer school that offers the Early Grades Preparation (PK-4), Middle Grades (4-8), or Secondary (7-12) majors; Guaranteed Transfer Agreements; safe courses to take while researching schools; and staying on track with TransferCheck—a tool to help save you money, time and take the guesswork out of the transfer process.
Temple Information Night
6 to 8 p.m.
Room 1403, STEM Center

Join us for an evening of refreshments and information on transferring from Delaware County Community College to Temple University. Representatives from both schools will be on-hand to answer questions and present the benefits of graduating from the College and participating in the Dual Admission agreement. Registration is recommended: call 267-468-8111.

FRIDAY, October 17

Transferring with a Disability
Noon to 2 p.m.
Room 1325, Career and Counseling Center

Are you thinking of transferring and have a disability? Stop by to speak with a representative from Disability Services about tips, suggestions and information on requesting accommodations at local colleges and universities before you transfer.
Why Drexel Co-Op Is Essential for Your Career Path
12:20 to 1:15 p.m.
Room 2185, Academic Building

Tina Heuges, Director of Recruitment for Drexel at DCCC, and Angela Brennan, Assistant Teaching Professor from the Steinbright Career Development Center at Drexel University, will discuss the co-op program and the required Career Management & Professional Development course. Insight will be given into the co-op cycles, job search process for co-op both here and abroad and the CO-OP101 curriculum.
West Chester University Tour

Participation is free, and lunch is included. Bus departs the Marple Campus at 9 a.m. and returns around 1:30 p.m. Bus departs the Exton Center at 9:30 a.m. and returns around 1 p.m. Pre-registration (beginning Oct. 1) is required. Participation is free, seating is limited.

Transfer Fairs

Stop by one of the Transfer Fairs to find answers to all of your  questions. Discover more about the transfer process, what your options are and meet with representatives from nearby colleges and universities.

MONDAY, OCT. 13 Pennocks Bridge
Room B137
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
TUESDAY, OCT. 14
Upper Darby | Lounge 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Southeast Center | Lobby 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15 Downingtown | Cafeteria 9 to 11 a.m.
Exton | Atrium noon to 2 p.m.
Selective Admissions Fair Marple Campus | STEM Lobby 1 to 4 p.m. Featuring representatives from schools with limited and selective admissions.
THURSDAY, OCT. 16
Marple Campus | STEM Lobby 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Featuring more than 50 representatives from four-year institutions.

 

Transfer Information Table

Need information about transferring? Stop by the Transfer Information Table at the Marple Campus where an Educational Advisor will be available all week to answer your questions.

Monday
10 a.m.-noon
STEM Lower Lobby
Tuesday
10 a.m.-noon
STEM Lower Lobby
Wednesday
10 a.m.-noon
STEM Lower Lobby
Friday
10 a.m.-noon
STEM Lower Lobby