ASU Transfer Times: November 2020
Recap of National Transfer Student Week at ASU
Arizona State University is proud to have offered new programming to coincide with National Transfer Student Week, which took place from October 19 through 22, 2020. Virtual sessions were offered for staff, faculty and students, and included a variety of topics to assist with the transfer process. Sessions included information on using ASU’s transfer tools, tracking a student’s transfer to ASU, the application process, and opportunities to engage with the colleges offering students’ majors of interest.
We are excited to share that we had over 150 unique participants for our staff and faculty sessions, and almost 300 students participating in our student-focused sessions as well! We are always open to your suggestions and areas of interest for future programming, so please don’t hesitate to share your thoughts with the Academic Alliances team.
Introducing the New MyPath2ASU™ Instructional Video
The Academic Alliances team has put together an instructional video to further support your students in their journey to ASU with MyPath2ASU™ — a set of personalized ASU tools that enable students to seamlessly transfer to ASU from any regionally accredited institution. Please share this step-by-step overview of MyPath2ASU™ with your students. With MyPath2ASU™, students will be able to:
- plan a guided path into their major of choice
- ensure course applicability by assisting students with taking courses that apply to their associate degree and bachelor’s degree
- receive admission into their MyPath major upon completion of requirements
- choose from more than 400 pathways into immersion and over 250 online ASU degree programs
- automatically track their progress towards transfer to ASU through the use of My Transfer Guide.
- receive ASU communications to academically prepare and build their connection to ASU
- utilize direct 24-hour access to ASU’s transfer tools
Your Future at ASU: Digital Resources
Have your students been wondering what life is like as a Sun Devil at ASU? Whether they are a first-year, transfer or international student, they can now access our viewbooks online! Learn more about degrees offered, campus locations, ways to customize their college experience, and more at yourfuture.asu.edu/digital-resources.
In the Spotlight: ASU's College of Health Solutions
Founded in 2012, the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University is the only health college of its kind — which is what you would expect from the most innovative university in the nation. Here, health is considered across disciplines, as tomorrow’s leaders in health address the challenges facing people and communities to stay healthy, improve their health and manage chronic disease.
Transfer students benefit from the flexibility of health degrees available on ASU’s four Phoenix area campuses and online. Students can move with ease from community colleges to the university with ASU’s MyPath2ASU™ transfer experience . The program enables students to finish many of the prerequisites required for their bachelor's degree,while pursuing their associate's degree simultaneously, all while providing a smooth transition from community college to the university. MyPath2ASU™ lays out course applicability and what is expected for an ASU College of Health Solutions bachelor's degree. Learn more about MyPath2ASU™.
The College of Health Solutions offers transfer students:
- A breadth of degree options across many aspects of health.
- Highly ranked programs in speech and hearing science.
- Practical learning opportunities through internships and capstone projects.
- Participation in research projects with community impact.
- A friendly learning environment with supportive faculty and staff.
Many of our students are motivated by a desire to help others. Our college helps them make an impact on people and communities as students. The ASU Speech and Hearing Clinic serves patients with communication needs as it trains students who aim to become audiologists, speech-language pathologists and speech-language pathology assistants. Our Translational Teams allow students to get involved in research that addresses major health problems. And COVID-19 initiatives at the college like the Resource Hub and Diagnostic Commons could not exist without student input and support.
Explore degree programs at ASU’s College of Health Solutions that can help transfer students reach their goals and make a difference in health.
Salute to Service: Showing our Support for ASU's Military Family
In celebration of Veteran’s Day, Arizona State University is proud to honor all of our veterans and active members of the military who so selflessly and bravely serve and have served with Salute to Service 2020. The ASU community is invited to attend all of the Salute to Service events, which include military appreciation events, performances, panel discussions and activities sponsored by student clubs, and more. There will even be a virtual concert by the Gin Blossoms in celebration of our military heroes, and various ways to honor our veterans!
In honor of our veterans, please enjoy this heartwarming video highlighting ASU graduate and retired Marine Corp Cliff Vellucci on his transition into civilian life.
Thank you for all you do to assist students in transferring to ASU.
Arizona State University welcomes and values the diversity and life experiences of transfer students. We offer hundreds of degree programs and a comprehensive, responsive network of academic, financial and social opportunities designed for the success of all students. Transfer students come to ASU with a wide range of goals and aspirations. ASU provides the tools that allow each transfer student to explore pathways to and through the university, toward personal and professional fulfillment.