OTSS Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Transfer Student Services is to smooth the transition to campus for UALR’s rich diversity of in-bound students. We provide dynamic student service to meet the transfer credit evaluation needs of prospective,new,continuing, and current UALR in-transfer students. Our main goal is to make transferring to UALR easier for students to accomplish and the transfer process easier to understand. We provide a friendly starting place for transfer students to connect with essential information and resources.

How Does OTSS Serve Students?

  • By making transfer articulation and transcript evaluation accurate and efficient.
  • Working with key campus partners (Admissions,Records,and Academic Advising) to stream line credit adjustment.
  • Making transfer credit evaluation accessible to everyone:
    • Recent achievement: Since opening in July 2009 OTSS has served 7911 transfer students via scheduled and walk-in meetings,phone,fax,and e-mail contact.
    • Since June 2009, OTSS has provided intensive advising to UALR students in-transfer to and from 22 in-state two year colleges, 10 in-state four year colleges, and hundreds of out of state colleges.
    • OTSS provides on-the-fly advice as well as research and training for all campus advisors with transfer policy or procedure questions.
    • Secured campus wide access to TES college source for all campus advisors and student services offices. This resource provides at-your-fingertips college catalogs and course descriptions.
  • By serving as an advocate for transfer students on campus,proposing policies/procedures that are transfer friendly.
  • By serving as a liasion and trouble-shooter for transfer students.