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What happens at Transfer Days?

Step 1: Park in the Bone Student Center Parking Lot and check in at the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center

Obtain your registration materials, free parking pass, dining voucher and schedule of today’s events. Check-in will open at 7:30a.m. and close at 4:00p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: Students who have appointments on a non-Transfer Day Program date are to report directly to their advisor - NOT to the Bone Student Center.

Step 2: Academic Information Sessions

Prior to your advisement appointment, receive valuable information regarding your catalog, graduation requirements, and other important course registration information. Sessions are available at the following times:

  • 9:00-9:45 am
  • 10:00-10:45am
  • 12:00 - 12:45 pm
  • 1:00-1:45 pm

Note: If your advisement appointment is prior to the start of the first Academic Information Session begin, please plan on attending a session after your appointment. Also, if your advisement appointment is after the last session, please allow sufficient time before your appointment to attend one of the earlier sessions. More information regarding specific room locations will provided during check-in.

Step 3: Academic Advising Appointment

Upon checking in, you will receive information that contains the location and time of your appointment. Please allow yourself at least 15 minutes to walk to your appointment.

Step 4: "IF" - Information Fair

“IF” you have questions, the Information Fair will be located in the Prairie Room of the Bone Student Center and will run from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. During “IF”, campus representatives will be on hand to answer questions and provide information that will assist in the transition to Illinois State University.You will receive a handout of offices present at “IF” during check-in.

Step 5: Campus Tour (optional)

Enjoy a student–led guided walking tour of campus leaving from the check-in area of the Prairie Room, Bone Student Center at 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Step 6: Family Services at ISU (optional)

11:00 - 11:30am and 2:00 - 2:30pm. Parents and family members will learn about resources available to help their student succeed at ISU.

Step 7: Career Services at ISU (optional)

11:30 - 12:00pm and 2:30 - 3:00pm This session will provide an overview of resources and strategies that facilitate the career success of transfer students.

Step 8: Julia N. Visor Academic Center Tours (optional)

The Julia N. Visor Academic Center provides free academic and transitional support such as writing assistance, facilitated study groups and academic coaching opportunities. For a tour, visit the Visor Center (located in the Vrooman Center of Hewett-Manchester Halls) between 8:00am - 4:30pm.

Step 9: Obtain Student ID from Redbird Card Office in Bone Student Center

Important: This may be done only after class registration is complete and another form of picture ID must be shown (driver's license, state ID card, ID card from another educational institution.)

Illinois State University

University College
Normal, Il 61790-4060
Phone: (309) 438-3859

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