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National Transfer Student Week

National Transfer Student Week

 National Transfer Student Week (NTSW)

The University of Houston-Downtown is joining universities around the country in celebrating National Transfer Student Week (NTSW), which strives to recognize and bring awareness to the experience and journey of our transfer students. From October 16–20, we are hosting a series of events and opportunities for UHD transfer students to connect with other transfer students, learn about the resources and support services available here, and celebrate life as a Gator. Check out the events listed below for how you can get involved.

In addition to all the events listed below, we have a range of events and opportunities for students thinking about transferring to UHD. Learn more about how prospective transfer students can get involved with UHD during NTSW at or

2023 NTSW Events

UHD NTSW 2023 Weekly Events

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NTSW Social Media Challenge

Date/Time: All Week
Complete ALL of the daily challenges and use the coordinating hashtags on Instagram. All who complete ALL of the challenges will be entered into a drawing to win a UHD SWAG BAG!


NTSW Kickoff

Date/Time: Monday, October 16 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Visit Gator Success Institute/ Accelerate Transfer Academy Table located  in the One Main Building Mural Area as we kickoff National Transfer Student Week to celebrate transfer students along with the professionals who support them in their academic and career journey. Grab a snack & UHD swag and learn about other events during Transfer Week. There will  be an opportunity to take  selfie photos with our custom NTSW photo frame!


GSI Workshop: Stress & Mental Health

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 17 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: S425 or Zoom
Meeting ID: 844 020 3368
Passcode: GoGators​
This workshop will provide you with information on how to keep your stress levels down and stay positive!
Snacks & refreshments will be served.


Connect with the Gator Success Institute

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 18 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: N320
The Accelerated Transfer Academy invites transfer students to come and connect with our success coaches and network with other transfer students. There will be a photo booth, food, and a chance to win prizes!


Career Field Learning Trip: Connecting with Microsoft

Date/Time: Thursday, October 19 - 8:00am - 2:00pm
Location: The Ion Houston
Prepare to embark on a transformative adventure that will not only ignite your professional aspirations but also provide you with invaluable insights into one of the world's leading technology giant; Microsoft, renowned for innovation, creativity, and cutting-edge solutions.  Microsoft opens its doors to you, offering a rare behind-the-scenes experience that could change the trajectory of your career forever!
This event is SOLD OUT.


UHD Virtual Transfer Information Session

Date/Time: Friday, October 20 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
This is an online information session highlighting the programs and processes​ for transfer students. Attendees receive an application fee waiver!
For more information, visit