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Checklist for Transfer Applicants

Print this checklist to assist in the application process.

  •   Common Application
  •   Application fee/waiver
  •   Official final high school transcript
      (for students applying during their first semester of full-time college only)
  •   Official transcripts for all completed college coursework. Photocopies, student copies, or emailed electronic college transcripts are not acceptable.
  •   Common Application Transfer College Report or UMass Amherst Transfer Disciplinary Report
    (required from all four-year colleges attended and, only if living on-campus, two-year colleges)
  •   Common Application Mid-Term Report or UMass Amherst Mid-Term Grades form
  •   Gap Explanation or resume for any gaps in college education after high school
  •   Additional audition / portfolio for those applying to Architecture, Art, Dance, or Music.
  •   TOEFL / IELTS scores  (English as a second language students only)

Questions? Contact Us!

We'd love to answer any questions you have about UMass Amherst!

If you're wondering about the transfer process and your application to UMass, please email our admissions counselors at, or use this form to schedule an appointment with a transfer counselor.

If you have questions about being a student at UMass, please email our student fellows at