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Summer Updates

A Model of Success with MyPath2ASU™

Academic Alliances is excited to announce that our pathway solutions for transfer students, known as MyPath2ASU™ , has successfully launched! Combining technology with curriculum and more than 400 immersion or online pathways to Arizona State University, MyPath2ASU™ supports transfer students on their journey to completing their bachelor’s degree at ASU. While our collaboration and core functionality of features within ASU's Transfer Guide will stay intact, your transfer students will now have access to enhanced tools and better brand recognition for meaningful engagement and transition to ASU.

By selecting an ASU major and transfer institution, MyPath2ASU™ will outline a list of courses that can be completed before transferring to ASU — helping students take the right courses at their transfer institution for their ASU degree. MyPath2ASU™ minimizes loss of credit, saves students time and money by providing a customized platform of self-help tools to customize their path toward degree completion, and enables real-time academic progress tracking. The connected navigation experience includes meaningful support by meeting students wherever they are in their learning journey.

Learn more about our transfer navigation solution available on day one of your student’s academic endeavors.


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We're committed to building partnership outcomes and have developed an integrated process that facilitates partnership solutions for student success with connected end-to-end technological and academic initiatives to enable academic preparedness, college completion, and career readiness.

The Academic Alliances team has been busy showcasing our transfer tools to not only our 21 Arizona community college partners, but to our colleagues within ASU and national community college partners as well — and we’re thrilled to have received very enthusiastic responses from participants on all that MyPath2ASU™ has to offer! If you haven’t walked through a demonstration of the MyPath2ASU™ tool, we’d love to take some time to share the new transfer tools with your institution. 

Schedule a MyPath2ASU™ technology demo today!


Students on a transfer pathway are over 27 percent more likely to complete their bachelor’s degree, all while saving time and money ensuring they are taking the right courses at the right time. With your help, we want to make sure your students know all about the advantages of signing up for a transfer pathway with MyPath2ASU . In collaboration with our community college partners, our aim is to increase awareness about all of the benefits of our transfer tools, and promote, promote, promote MyPath2ASU™! We encourage you and your students to follow us via our social media channels to receive the most up-to-date information and announcements from Academic Alliances and ASU. With the support of our community college partners, our transfer students will continue to receive all of the tools and resources ASU provides — ensuring their journey to ASU is a seamless and successful one.




Creating Clear Pathways to Degrees: "The Corona Swirl"

Academic Alliances Vice Provost Cheryl Hyman and former Academic Partnerships Vice Provost Dr. Maria Hesse recently co-authored an article with other members of the National Transfer Policy Advisory Board addressing the shift towards community colleges during this time of Covid-19 and economic uncertainty.

As Higher Education Faces a “Corona Swirl” of Transfer Students, Higher Education Must Create Clear Pathways to Degrees looks at the relational concerns of transfer between two-year and four-year enrollment and identifies four ways to “end the transfer swirl and ensure community colleges serve as an affordable and accessible gateway to higher education, providing economic mobility to low-income students and students of color.” These include the following strategies:

·         Mapping pathways with career goals in mind

·         Reviewing and redefining transfer policies

·         Deploying responsive, personalized advising

·         Funding innovation


Read more about the “corona swirl,” the adverse effects of this movement between two- and four-year colleges (particularly among low income and students of color), and strategies for ensuring transfer student success.


In the Spotlight: W. P. Carey School of Business

As one of the top business schools in the country, ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business delivers excellent quality at a great value. Highly ranked for academics, groundbreaking research and student outcomes, the W. P. Carey School is committed to building a tight-knit community for their students. Through small classes, team-based learning, and individual attention every step of the way, students’ W. P. Carey experience is uniquely their own!

Community college students working towards completing either their Associate degree or Associate of Business degree are highly encouraged to sign up for MyPath2ASU™ for one of the schools’ BA or BS degree programs. When applying for admission, transfer applicants must select a second ASU major choice outside of the W. P. Carey School of Business, due to the W. P. Carey requirement of a 3.00 cumulative transfer GPA for all transferable coursework accepted by ASU. For a complete listing of transfer admission requirements for both their BA and BS degree programs, we invite your students to review their admission requirements and explore their undergraduate degree programs. Students are also invited to schedule an appointment with an admissions coordinator by emailing or calling 480-965-5187 to learn more.


Staff within the school want to make transferring as smooth as possible. The W. P. Carey School of Business will work with your students early in the application process to ensure they are prepared to apply, become familiar with the ASU environment, and learn about the campus resources. In addition, ASU offers many tools and resources to help students make the most of their earned credits, apply for financial aid, and more. Plus, with their calendar of events continuously updated, your transfer students have the opportunity to build their bridge to the college while still working towards their associate degree. 

Talking to a current student is one of the best ways your students can learn more about their future at the W. P. Carey School of Business. In fact, there’s a group of W. P. Carey students dedicated to helping you do just that. Your students can rely on Business Ambassadors to answer their questions about the admission process, student life, and everything in between — drop us a line to get started.


Flexibility and Support
Find out what our students, faculty, staff, and alumni have to say about the support of the W. P. Carey community, the unmatched student experience, and the flexibility of our programs to fit the education you need into your busy life.

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Valuing excellence, integrity, impact and community, the W. P. Carey School of Business educates tomorrow’s business leaders, takes an entrepreneurial approach to learning, and conducts groundbreaking research in order to create positive change on a global scale.

With outstanding career resources, an excellent return on investment, and quality programs highlighted by world-renowned faculty — ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business can prepare your students for the career they want, whether that's the next step up the ladder or an entirely new path forward.

A Podcast to Help ASU Transfer Students

Do you have students preparing to transfer to ASU? Inside ASU is a podcast run by two current ASU students, Molly and Ben, who draw from their experiences as students to discuss differently aspects of life as a Sun Devil.

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The podcast episodes offer quick insights about a variety of topics that could be helpful to your students planning to transfer to ASU. Topics include exploring majors, connecting with other students, and  tips for succeeding in class. Here are some examples of these student podcasts:

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.