Transferring to Other Institutions
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university are responsible for determining the transfer admission policies and requirements of the department or program at the intended institution. These policies and requirements should guide a student in choosing a course of study and appropriate electives at Germanna.
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State Policy on Transfer
The State Policy on Transfer was developed to facilitate transfer between State-supported community colleges and senior colleges and universities.
Transfer Between Curricula or Programs
Students who want to change their program or course of study while at Germanna Community College should discuss their intentions with an academic advisor. Once a decision to transfer to another curriculum has been finalized, the student should contact the Admissions and Records Office to complete a Curriculum Change Form. Students using Veterans Benefits must see the Veterans Affairs Coordinator prior to initiating a curriculum change.
Advanced Standing Policy
Germanna Community College believes that a student's prior college-level learning and experience can be recognized and applied to their program of study, potentially saving time and money. Credit awarded through Advanced Standing is only applicable towards curriculum requirements at Germanna Community College and does not fulfill the College's residency requirement. If a student plans to transfer, it is critical that the student work with their faculty advisor and/or counselor with regard to the transfer policies at the destination school.