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Transfer Services

TransferIt is important to establish a plan to follow when deciding on colleges to research, filling out applications and financial aid and applying for scholarships. This website will assist you in creating an organized plan of action and give you information useful to the process. It is important to begin planning for transfer during your first semester at Herkimer College.

The Transfer Counseling services include individual transfer assistance with a transfer counselor, transfer assistance workshops, an annual Transfer College Day with over fifty college representatives, individual on-campus visits throughout the year by various four-year colleges, a transfer resource library, information on transfer scholarships and computer assisted college search.

SUNY Transfer Appeal Process

If you do not agree with Herkimer College's decision on the granting or placement of credit that you earned at a prior SUNY institution, you have the right to submit an appeal to the Registrars Office.

Note: you must have a grade of "C" or better in a course for it to be considered for transfer

While each campus has a slightly different transfer appeal process, you should be prepared to provide reasonable material to support your case, such as the course description or syllabus in question. The campus transfer representative will explain the process to you and let you know exactly what materials are needed.

Once all of the required information is received, the expectation is that the transfer appeal representative will provide you with a written response within 15 business days. If the decision finds merit to change the course to meet a major requirement, the representative will notify you, the chairperson and/or program coordinator, and will see that the change is made to your student record.

If the decision is unchanged, or you have not received a response in 15 business days, you may take your appeal to the SUNY System Provost by submitting the Student Transfer Appeal Form along with requested materials.

The SUNY Provost will respond to your appeal within five business days from receipt of the completed appeal application. If the decision finds merit to change the course to meet a major requirement, the receiving institution will be notified to take appropriate action.