Celebrate National Transfer Student Week 2020 - Black Hawk College

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week 2020

National Transfer Student Week illustrationAre you a student planning to transfer? If you answered yes, next week is your week at Black Hawk College!

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week with us Oct. 19-23, 2020. More than a dozen virtual transfer-focused events are set for the week.

Advising staff will do daily drawings for two $75 Visa gift cards for attendees, with winners receiving their prizes in the mail the next week.

Read on to browse Black Hawk College’s National Transfer Student Week schedule to see which events are a good fit for you.

National Transfer Student Week SchEdule

Monday, Oct. 19

Transfer Virtual Drop-in
How do you start planning your transfer? BHC advisor Brian Beert is available to answer your questions from 10 a.m. to noon.

Iowa State University Engineering Week
Five days of resources to improve your transfer experience begins today! Advance registration is required.

Private Illinois Colleges and Universities EXPO
Live virtual college fair with dozens of schools from 4-6 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 20

Transfer 101 – Planning for Your Next Chapter
Virtual presentation by BHC Advising from 10-11 a.m.

Columbia College Chicago Visit
Learn about creative careers and Columbia’s new Guaranteed Admission program for BHC students from noon to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Transfer 101 – Planning for Your Next Chapter
Virtual presentation by BHC Advising from 1-2 p.m.

TRIO Program – Services for transfer students
Learn about supportive services for transferring BHC students during this virtual drop-in event from 2-4 p.m. A virtual TRIO presentation is available on-demand all day.

St. Ambrose University Visit
Virtual drop-in event with St. Ambrose Admissions staff from noon to 2 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 22

Transfer 101 – Planning for Your Next Chapter
Virtual presentation by BHC Advising from 1-2 p.m.

Iowa State University Engineering Day
Virtual drop-in event – Transfer Q&A from noon to 3 p.m.

Augustana College Visit
Virtual drop-in event with Augustana Admissions staff from 10 a.m. to noon.

Friday, Oct. 23

Transfer 101 – Planning for Your Next Chapter
Virtual presentation by BHC Advising from 10-11 a.m.

Explore BHC Day – Quad-Cities Campus
Join Gabriella Hurtado and Mikael Gibson from BHC Admissions for a virtual presentation from 1-1:30 p.m.

Fall Visit Day – East Campus
Join Samantha Rux from BHC Admissions for a virtual visit focused on agriculture and equine programs from 9 a.m. to noon or virtual drop-in hours from 1-3 p.m.

Starting at Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College’s offerings allow students to complete the first half of their bachelor’s degrees at an affordable price.

Students can finish general education and foundation courses at Black Hawk College before transferring to a four-year college ready to go.

No matter what you plan to study, from accounting to technology management, our advisors can help you tailor your BHC associate degree to meet your transfer needs.

Black Hawk College even has transfer agreements with numerous four-year colleges and universities in place that you can explore online. Preparation for unlisted majors is often possible as well.

The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) organizes National Transfer Student Week annually. The purpose of the week is to celebrate transfer students and the professionals who support them on their journeys.

Get details about National Transfer Student Week activities or explore transfer agreements, sample transfer plans and more.