Zaire Husband, left, Kameron Wood, second from left, and other student orientation leaders prepare to escort a group of new students during a Freshmen Orientation session.

Step-by-Step Transfer Checklist

Congratulations on your decision to transfer to UA Little Rock. The key to a smooth transition is organization. Use this step-by-step checklist to stay organized as you bridge the gap from your previous school to UA Little Rock. Make note of all deadlines and contact our office if you have questions.

Transfer Credits

Use the Transfer Equivalency Guide to determine how your courses may transfer or contact the Office of Transfer Student Services at or 501-916-3273 for more information.

Visit Campus (Optional)

Explore the UA Little Rock campus by scheduling a tour with the Office of Admissions.

Apply for Admission

Fill out the Application for Undergraduate Admission online and submit the $40 non-refundable fee. (Note: this fee is waived for military students)

Submit Required Documents to the Office of Admissions

Undergraduate Freshman Transfers
Transferring in less than 12 hours
  • Official high school transcript or GED scores
  • Official ACT, SAT, or COMPASS score taken within the last five years
  • Proof of two MMR immunizations (applicants born after 1957)
  • Official transcripts from ALL postsecondary institutions attended
Undergraduate Transfers
Transferring in 12 or more hours
  • Proof of two MMR immunizations (applicants born after 1957)
  • Official transcripts from ALL postsecondary institutions attended (cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher is required)
Visiting Students
Currently attending another institution and planning to transfer a UA Little Rock course back to that institution
  • Letter of good standing from current college or official transcript from the institution at which they are degree seeking

Apply for Financial Aid

Apply for Housing

Visit the Campus Living website to apply for housing and view housing rates.

Watch for Important Dates and Deadlines

Attend Orientation

Sign up for transfer orientation dates online.

Take Placement Tests

Students seeking placement in math, reading, and composition core courses can call the Office of Testing Services at 501-916-3198 to schedule Compass Placement tests.

Get Advised

All degree-seeking undergraduate students are required to be academically advised each semester prior to registering for classes. To find your advisor click here.

Log in to Single Sign-On (SSO)

Use your NetID (your UA Little Rock email address) to login to the single sign-on (SSO) for email, Blackboard, and BOSS.

Register for Classes

Log into BOSS and navigate to Student Services > Registration to check your registration status, add or drop classes, and display your class schedule.

Make Payment Arrangements

Log into BOSS to view your financial aid awards (if applicable) and review your “Acknowledgement of Financial Responsibility.” To avoid deletion of your classes, payment arrangements must be made by the deadlines listed on the Bursar’s Office website.

Get Your Campus I.D. Card

Once registered for classes, have your campus identification (I.D.) card made at the Campus Card Office, located on the lower level of the Donaghey Student Center (DSC) near the information desk. Photo I.D. is required.

Get a Parking Permit

Go to Public Safety in University Plaza. If you plan to live on campus, your permit will be provided when you move in.

Buy Books

Take your schedule to the campus bookstore in the lower level of the Donaghey Student Center or order online on the bookstore website.