COVID-19 FAQs for Transfer Students

Yes! JSU does not have a hard deadline for the admissions applications. Students can apply to JSU until the first day of the Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 semester.

No! Once we receive all your supplemental items, we will be able to provide an admissions decision within 5-7 business days. Be sure to opt into text messaging to get updates through the admissions process.

Please reach out to your Transfer Admissions Counselor so he or she can best assist you!

Yes, we are offering a full schedule of summer classes! All summer courses will be offered online at a discounted rate! If you are admitted for the fall and want to take summer classes, just complete the Application Update Request Form to change your entry term!

• Admitted transfer students can register for classes during priority registration until their entry term begins.

• Students must meet virtually with an academic advisor to be cleared to register for classes. Meeting with an academic advisor ensure students take the correct courses and are on track to graduate.

• To find out who your academic advisor is, contact your transfer admissions counselor.

• Be sure to use your JSU email address and include your student number when emailing your academic advisor to set up a virtual appointment.

• Transfer students that attend Transfer Orientation can register for classes at orientation.

As of now, no changes have been made to the Transfer Orientation sessions scheduled for June 12th and August 13th. We will meet later in early May to determine if changes will be made and will communicate any changes to students. Though orientation is not required for transfer students, we encourage you to register today for orientation. Seats are filling up fast!

Currently, there have been no changes to the Fall 2020 schedule! Be sure to monitor your JSU email and check the JSU COVID-19 website frequently for updates. We are eager to welcome you to the Friendliest Campus in the South very soon!

Our financial aid office is still working to serve you! You can check your MyJSU account to see if your FAFSA has been processed and if you have any outstanding requirements. If you have questions or your financial situation has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic started, you can email finaid@jsu.edu or call 256-782-5006.

Yes, transfer merit scholarships will be awarded until the first day of the Fall 2020 semester. The deadline for the PTK Transfer Scholarship and the Opportunity Transfer Scholarship applications has been extended until July 1st, 2020! More information is available on the Transfer Student Scholarships & Aid page!


*Scholarships are not awarded in the summer.

Have additional questions?


• Reach out to your Transfer Admissions Counselor
• Contact main office at admissions@jsu.edu 
• Visit the Transfer Admissions website.