Evaluation of Transfer Credit/Course Description Review
Purpose: To have completed transfer courses reviewed for general education credit or for major, minor, or certificate requirements.
Procedure: Complete form and attach a course description from the previous school’s course catalog. You must include a copy of the syllabus for courses in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, and Physics. Forms should be submitted to the Registrar’s Office for review.
Processing Time: 3-4
weeks, depending on academic department’s turn-around time. Student is emailed directly once the coursework is reviewed.
Verification of Transferability and Residency Waiver
Purpose: To verify the transferability of non-UMBC courses to be taken by a UMBC student (prior to enrolling at another institution). A Residency Waiver allows students to take two transfer courses (up to 8 credits) during last 30 credits toward degree completion.
Procedure: Students planning to take courses at a Maryland community college should first check the transferability of courses through ARTSYS.
Complete form and obtain advisor’s signature. Return the completed form to Registrar’s Office for final review. Student receives a copy for their records. The form must be submitted at least 3 weeks before the course begins.
Processing Time: 1-2 Weeks.