Transfer Academy

Is Transfer Academy for me? 


Do you need help exploring your major options? 

Do you want to transfer but don't know where to start?

Do you want to meet other first-time college students?

Do you want to learn about how to become a successful college student?

Then the answer is..yes!


Applying for Transfer Academy for Fall Semester 2021:


  • Am I eligible for Transfer Academy?

    If you are a first-time college student who is undecided on their major then you are eligible for our program. Most, if not all students who enter our program, do so directly out of high school.

    You are NOT eligible for Transfer Academy if any of the following is true:

    • You have completed English 100 and/or math 110 at LMC (or the equivalent class at another college)
    • You are a STEM major (Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Pre-medical/dental/veterinary, Physics, etc.)

    If you are not eligible, learn about other learning communities:

  • What do I need to do before applying to Transfer Academy?

    Be sure to complete the following BEFORE submitting your application:

    • Complete a Fall 2021 application for LMC and have an LMC student ID #
    • Complete the English and Math multiple measure assessments
    • Complete the LMC Online Orientation
  • What must I commit to as a Transfer Academy student?

    To be a Transfer Academy student you must meet the following guidelines:

    • Be eligible for and have not completed English 100/100S (or the equivalent)
    • Be eligible for and have not completed Math 110/110S or 110 (or the equivalent)
    • Commit to going to school full-time (minimum of 12 units in Fall & Spring, 3 units in summer) and taking designated Transfer Academy classes
    • Major in Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Business, Nursing, Education or any other non-STEM major (STEM majors are not accepted in Transfer Academy due to class conflicts - please contact the MESA program if you are a STEM major) 
    • Be excited about transferring!
  • What happens after I apply?

    Once your application has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions/information. If you are selected to be in the program you will receive an invitation to one of our New Transfer Academy Student Orientations. If you are not eligible for the program, or have incomplete requirements, you will be contacted with next steps.

    Beginning in April we will begin to host our New Transfer Academy Student Orientations in which you will learn more about the program, meet fellow applicants, and begin planning/registering in your fall classes.



Registration for our Fall 2021 cohort is now closed.

Please check back Spring 2022 to register for Fall 2022.