Important Announcements - JTCC’s Admissions and Records Office, Advising Center, Business Office, and Financial Aid Office at both campuses will be open until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23 and Thursday, August 24 to help students during the first week of the fall semester. JTCC’s Chester Testing Center will be closed on Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26. The Midlothian Testing Center will be open on those dates. More.

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Transfer Planning Guide

Transfer takes careful planning. Use this guide to stay on track.

Not enrolled full-time at Tyler? Talk to your academic advisor each semester and ask for help adjusting this timeline to your needs.

Four Semesters Before Transferring

  • Choose a major at Tyler
  • Learn more about general education requirements and lower-division components of the major you plan to pursue. Ask your academic advisor if you have questions.
  • Research four-year colleges and universities. Key features to consider: majors offered, cost, location, size and services.
  • Look for scholarships, discounts or other ways to help pay for college. Consider the Virginia Two-Year College Transfer Grant.

Three Semesters Before Transferring

Two Semesters Before Transferring

  • Continue selecting courses that transfer appropriately. Your advisor can help.
  • Apply to your chosen four-year(s). Submit applications for admission and financial aid, as well as official transcripts.
  • Once admitted, complete any scholarship and housing applications.
  • Be sure you're on track. Check in with your academic advisor at Tyler and staff at your transfer institution about your plans and any changing program requirements.

One Semester Before Transferring

  • Apply to graduate from Tyler with your associate degree.
  • Send official transcripts at the end of your last semester before transferring.
  • Verify that you do not possess any financial/administrative holds at Tyler. They'll be in the Student Center area of myTyler.
  • Familiarize yourself with your transfer institution. Attend a new student orientation if possible. Request maps, parking, or other essential information that will help once you're on campus.

Questions? Talk to your academic advisor.

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