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    Accelerated Transfer Academy

Customize your UHD transfer experience

The Accelerated Transfer Academy (ATA) provides qualified transfer students with career development support and an enhanced transfer experience! As part of the program, students have a dedicated career success coach who helps to navigate your major toward a chosen career path, internship opportunities and financial support. ATA is a great way to build friendships and network with other transfer students at UHD!

Our Program
The ATA program is aimed at ensuring that transfer students have all the support they need to persist, graduate and Finish UHD Strong. The program is comprised of three main components:

  • Career Identification & Planning
  • Academic Success
  • Student Engagement & Community Building

Students transferring to UHD during Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 (program begins in spring) and who meet the following criteria:

  • Transfer GPA between 2.25 and 3.25
  • 60 or more earned transfer credit hours
  • Enrolled full-time during Spring 2020 semester
  • Commit to a zero-credit ATA seminar during the first fall semester that is taught face-to-face*

*The zero-credit ATA seminar (ATA 3099) meets once per week throughout the semester and is offered at multiple times including evenings and weekends to try to accommodate varying schedules.

To apply
Complete the ATA application form to apply for acceptance into the program. After review, you will be contacted by ATA staff.

For more details or questions, email or call 713-226-5291.

About the Accelerated Transfer Academy
The Accelerated Transfer Academy is supported by a Title V grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (DHSI) Program. ATA is designed to enhance articulation agreements between UHD and community college partners. The goal is to provide transfer students a transformative educational experience by implementing a collection of high impact strategies and practices that will prepare them for both academic and career success.

Last updated 11/20/2019 10:45 AM