Transfer Students: Your Next Steps
Congratulations on your admission to UHD! We are excited to welcome you to the Gator family. Following these next steps will help ensure a successful transition in to UHD.
- Step 1 -
Get Connected with UHD
Familiarize yourself with your
myUHD account, which is the direct link to accessing Transfer Orientation, financial aid, course registration, tuition payment, and grades. Also, set up your
GatorMail email account to receive exclusive invitations to upcoming new student events, updates about your financial aid, and other university communications.
- Step 2 - Explore Scholarships and Financial Aid
UHD offers a variety of
financial aid programs to help you cover the cost of your education. From scholarships and grants to work-study, and loans, there are
options to meet your financial needs. The priority deadline for Financial Aid is April 1st of each year. UHD’s school code for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application is 003612.
- Step 3 -
Satisfy Your Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Requirement
Texas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment or submit official scores to UHD. The TSI Assessment is designed to help UHD determine if you are ready for college-level course work in the general areas of reading, writing and mathematics. Exemptions are available if you meet the qualifications.
- Step 4 -
Send your ﬁnal transcript(s) for classes in progress to UHD
If you are currently taking classes, your official transcript must be submitted to UHD. Faxes and scanned copies are not accepted. Transcripts can be mailed to the Ofﬁce of Admissions, One Main Street, GSB 308, Houston, TX 77002. If sending your official transcripts by a 3rd party service such as eSCRIP-SAFE, JST, National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment/DocuFide, ADDS/AVOW, etc. please use the
UHDETranscripts@uhd.edu email address.
- Step 5 - Complete Transfer Orientation and Register for Classes
All new Transfer Students are required to complete Transfer Orientation before registering for classes. Transfer Orientation is specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and is essential to your success at UHD. Upon successful completion of Transfer Orientation, you will able to register for your UHD classes.
- Step 6 - Explore UHD Payment Options
Installment payment plans,
deferment plans, and other
payment options are available to help cover the cost of your tuition and fees.
- Step 7 - Purchase your Parking Permit
Familiarize yourself with
student parking options, and purchase your parking permit online through your
- Step 8 -
Submit Proof of Bacterial Meningitis Vaccination
Texas Senate Bill 62 requires that students age 21 and younger entering a public, private, or independent institution of higher education in Texas provide proof of immunization for
bacterial meningitis. You must provide proof of vaccination or submit the proper exemption documentation before the start classes of your first semester at UHD.
- Step 9 -
Participate in Welcome Week Activities
Welcome Week is a tradition that welcomes new and current students each fall and spring semester during the first week of classes. It gives you the opportunity to connect with other students while experiencing a variety of fun and student-centered activities.