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TWO OPTIONS for Transfer Students
ALL TRANSFER ORIENTATION SESSIONS ARE CLOSED. IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE WITH ADVISEMENT & REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2015 SEMESTER, PLEASE CONTACT THE ADVISEMENT CENTER AT (615) 963-5531 OR ADVISEMENT@TNSTATE.EDU.
#1 Transfer Orientation Session
It is a two-hour session designed to provide an orientation, academic advisement, and course registration for transfer students. There will be an opportunity to meet with academic advisors, register for courses, and attend sessions on financial aid, navigating the myTSU student portal, fee payment and confirmation processes, and student support services. All sessions begin at 2:30 p.m. and are located in the Student Success Center - Harold Love Learning Resource Center. There is no cost to attend.
January 14, 2015 - Registration Deadline: January 7, 2015
#2 Virtual Orientation
Available for all transfer students who prefer not to attend a Transfer Orientation Session. Transfer students will schedule a date for the Virtual Orientation and will be contacted by an Academic Advisor. Virtual Orientation will consist of academic advisement and an electronic orientation with information regarding financial aid, navigating the myTSU student portal, fee payment and confirmation processes, and student support services. There is no cost to attend.
January 9, 2015 - Registration Deadline: January 2, 2015
To complete the online registration, you will need your T number (student identification number) which is located on your acceptance letter or can be retrieved on myTSU.
If you need assistance with the online registration, please contact New Student Orientation at (615) 963-1890.
COMPLETE THE ONLINE REGISTRATION
DIAGNOSTIC TESTS & COMPASS PLACEMENT TEST
Diagnostic Testing will identify the level of learning support provided to the student. The Reading Diagnostic Test will be administered on the day of Transfer Orientation Sessions at 2:15 p.m. Transfer students who are required to take the Math Diagnostic Test and/or the Writing Diagnostic Test will complete tests during the first week of classes.
ACT/SAT or COMPASS scores are used to determine if students will require Diagnostic Testing:
- The Math Diagnostic Test is required for ACT Math score of 18 or less, SAT Math score less than 460, or COMPASS Algebra score of 37 or less.
- The Reading Diagnostic Test is required for ACT Reading score of 18 or less, SAT Reading score less than 460, or COMPASS Reading score of 82 or less.
- The Writing Diagnostic Test is required for ACT English score of 17 or less, SAT Writing less than 450, or COMPASS Writing score of 76 or less.
For more information, please contact the Advisement Center at (615) 963-5531.
COMPASS Placement Test
Transfer students that have not completed college level reading, writing, and/or math courses and do not have valid ACT/SAT scores must take the COMPASS Placement Test in the appropriate subject areas prior to attending a Transfer Orientation Session or Virtual Orientation.
To register or for more information, please contact the Testing Center at (615) 963-5991 or (615) 963-7113.
New Student Orientation & First-Year Students