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FAQs for Prospective/Transfer Advising

Prospective Advising Team

Name​ ​Position ​Intended
​​​Destiny Anderson
Destiny Anderson,​ Prospective Student Advisor
Academic Advisor II
All Majors
​​​Lou Ann James
Lou Ann James, Academic Advisor for Prospective Advising
​​​Academic Advisor II All Majors
​​​Thalina Sabido
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​​Academic Advisor III
All Majors
UHD Students

1.     What is a Prospective Advisor?

  • The Prospective Advisor provides information and counsel to students regarding pathways to maximize their high school and college experiences to transition to UHD academic programs.

2.     When should I see a Prospective Advisor?

  • You can see a Prospective Advisor any time before applying to UHD.

3.     As a Future Gator how can I know which credits will transfer to UHD?

  • For an Unofficial Transcript Evaluation submit unofficial transcripts from each institution attended to our Prospective Advising evaluation page OR bring all unofficial transcripts to speak with an advisor during walk-in hours. 

4.     Will a grade of "D" transfer?

  • A grade of "D" will transfer to UHD; however each college program has their own prerequisite requirements. Please speak with a prospective advisor for more information.

5.     Do I need an Associates (AS/AA) or Applied Arts and Sciences (AAS)
        degree to transfer to UHD?

  • An AAS degree is required for the B.A.A.S Applied Administration Degree and an Associate Degree is required for the Saturday-Only BBA in General Business Degree. All other undergraduate degrees do not require an Associate or AAS to declare in their program.

6.     Do I have to make an appointment to speak with a Prospective

  • No appointment necessary. Prospective Advisors accept walk-ins Monday-Friday during office hours. 

7.     What if I'm pursing an Online Only degree? How can I speak with a
        Prospective Advisor? 

8.     Will my GPA transfer to UHD and College Program?

  • Once admitted to UHD you will start with a zero GPA; however each college program have their own requirements and could review your transfer GPA to determine eligibility.

9.    What courses are being offered in the upcoming semester?

10.  What's next after I apply and get admitted to UHD?

  • Once admitted to UHD, you will receive an email request to sign up for one of our mandatory Freshman/Transfer orientation sessions.  Dates will be determined.

Last updated 1/30/2020 5:22 AM