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    Accelerated Transfer Academy

Customize your transfer experience at UHD​

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 summer or fall 2019 (program begins in fall) 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 fall 2019
  • 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
  1. Apply to UHD online via for fall 2019
  2. Complete FAFSA and TAFSA
  3. Complete the ATA application form
  4. 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.

*We will be accepting new ATA students for the Spring 2019 semester.

Last updated 9/6/2019 10:28 AM