Transfer, Second Bachelors, or Non-Traditional

You've Made a Great Decision in Choosing to Join Charger Nation!

Transfer, second bachelor's, and non-traditional students have the option of completing an Online Orientation or attending a Transfer Orientation session on campus. Follow these steps to register for your orientation experience. 

STEP 1: Meet with your Academic Advisor

Transfer, second bachelor's, and non-traditional students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to discuss transfer credit and class selection prior to completing orientation.

LOCATE YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR

STEP 2: Register for Orientation

Register for Transfer Orientation by clicking on the experience you wish to complete.  

Please keep in mind that all sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To register you will need your Student Identification Number which can be found on your acceptance letter (begins with "A"). All new, degree-seeking students are required to complete orientation. If you need to make changes to your orientation reservation, please email orientation@uah.edu.

Transfer Orientation Fees 

Students completing Online Transfer Orientation will be charged a $25 orientation fee that will be included in your university bill payable when tuition is due at the start of the semester. 

Students attending Transfer Orientation on campus will be charged a $50 orientation fee that will be included in your university bill payable when tuition is due at the start of the semester. If you wish to bring guests, there will be an additional $25 fee per guest due at event check-in. The only orientation cost due on the day of the event is if you have guests attending Transfer Orientation. 

What to Expect at Transfer Orientation 

Through Online Transfer Orientation you will: 

  • Learn about campus resources and amenities 
  • Discover tools to enable your academic success at UAH
  • Learn about campus, student involvement opportunities, and traditions
  • Receive information about what you need to do before joining us on campus (Charger Card, meal plans, immunization forms, academic advising, and more). 

At Transfer Orientation on campus you will:

  • Meet with your academic advisor to discuss transfer credit and academic expectations and register for classes
  • Arrange for on-campus housing (if needed)
  • Get your Charger Card (Student ID) & complete immunization forms with Student Health Services
  • Discover tools to enable your academic success
  • Learn about campus, student involvement opportunities, and traditions
  • Meet and socialize with current and new students
  • Meet with Veterans Affairs (if needed)
Preparing for Transfer Orientation

Once you have registered for Transfer Orientation, review and complete the Charger Checklist.