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Transfer Advising

We want to assist you in completing your goals here at NACC and make your transfer process as smooth as possible. You may have questions about your course credits or when you need to apply to the four-year institution. Rest assured, the College and Career Planning Center has you covered. Lizeth Gonzalez and Alexa Bailey our Career/Transfer Advisors, are familiar with the programs at state universities and colleges. They can provide our transfer students with excellent guidance during their transition. Contact Lizeth Gonzalez at gonzalezl@nacc.edu or Alexa Bailey at baileya@nacc.edu today or transfer@nacc.edu to discuss your transfer process.

Here is a Transfer Checklist to assist in your transfer process.

 Alabama Transfers Guide

Northeast Alabama Community College has articulation agreements with all public four-year universities and most private four-year universities in Alabama.  To learn more, visit Alabama Transfers. These transfer guides help students prepare to transfer to a four-year university. The Transfer Guide is a valuable tool for advisors and students alike. This guide helps transfer students determine what courses will transfer to another public college or university in Alabama. It's a simple process!

Alabama Transfers Guide is a computerized system that coordinates transfer among public colleges and universities in Alabama. Through the Alabama Transfers Guide you can obtain a Transfer Guide for the university and major of your choice. Alabama state law guarantees that courses at NACC on your Transfer Guide will count at the university if you follow all instructions and enroll there. Access Alabama Transfers Guide from the Internet anywhere, including NACC computers in the Library or computer labs: https://alabamatransfers.com. It is the student’s responsibility to stay informed about Alabama Transfers Guide and the transfer institution’s requirements regarding individual programs of study.

Remember: If you follow all instructions on your Transfer Guide and are admitted to the college or university, Alabama state law Guarantees that your credits will transfer!

Students Transferring to a Private University or out of State

If you are interested in transferring to a private college, university or an out of state institution, you will want to contact Lizeth Gonzalez at gonzalezl@nacc.edu or Alexa Bailey at baileya@nacc.edu for assistance in reviewing the degree requirements, determining coursework needed for your degree and any transfer scholarship opportunities available.  We want to assist you in getting the courses needed while you are at NACC and your transfer process being as seamless as possible!

Transfer Partnerships

Northeast Alabama Community College partners with several schools to provide a smooth transition for college students. Many of these partnerships include scholarship opportunities, fee waivers, early admissions, transfer representatives that students can contact, and much more. If you are planning to transfer to a school not listed on this sheet, they likely still have scholarships and a transfer contact for you. For more information on these schools and others not listed, please contact Lizeth Gonzalez at gonzalezl@nacc.edu or Alexa Bailey at baileya@nacc.edu or transfer@nacc.edu or 256-638-4418 ext. 2315 or ext. 2316. (Revised 12/18/2023)


Athens State University offers majors in Business, Arts and Sciences, and Education - providing Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) students with an easy and affordable way to apply their two years of college credit towards a four-year bachelor’s degree.

The Athens State 2+2 program means you can complete your first two years at NACC and transfer to Athens State to earn the last two years of your Bachelor's degree with a seamless transition.

With close to 15 business degrees offered completely online, Athens State provides the flexibility and affordability to fit most any life schedule.

Athens State awarded over $1 Million dollars in scholarships last year! There are several scholarships offered by Athens State for NACC graduates who have earned no more than 12 credit hours at Athens State. Three of them are listed below:


Excellence Scholarships: 3.0 GPA or higher, up to $2000 annually. 
Empowerment Scholarships: Maximum EFC of 1000, up to $2000 annually. 
Foundation, Alumni, and External Scholarships: various other scholarships that students may be eligible to receive. For a complete list, visit https://www.athensedu.org/pdfs/foundation/Foundation-Scholarships.pdf

An Athens State Enrollment Advisor is available and ready to assist through phone or Zoom appointment. To schedule an appointment (virtual or on campus at NACC) please email Joseph Colunga at Joseph.Colunga@athens.edu. Make an appointment today!

Bryan College offers NACC students graduating with an Associate in Science (AS), an Associate in Arts (AA), Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP), an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in any discipline and related transfer of credit from NACC to Bryan College’s online programs.

An articulation agreement has been established to provide a smooth transition from an associate's degree to a bachelor's degree.

The Bryan Difference Maker Program: Students may earn their Master's degree at a 50% discount after completing their Bachelor's degree with Bryan College. Must maintain a 3.75 GPA while at Bryan and maintain continuous enrollment.

Birmingham-Southern College is a small, private liberal arts college, 2 miles from downtown Birmingham, AL.

Due to our articulation agreement with NACC, students who earn their associate’s degree from NACC need only take a writing reinforcement course and a senior capstone to fulfill general education requirements.

Students who are transferring from a two-year or four-year college with a GPA of 2.5 or higher are eligible for these scholarships at a variety of levels, depending on the overall strength of their application. Members of Phi Theta Kappa are eligible for a renewable scholarship of $10,500. Contact Jack Rusevlyan, Admissions Counselor, at jlrusevl@bsc.edu for more information on transfer scholarships and BSC's articulation agreements.

BSC has over 50 majors, minors, and special programs, and our most popular programs include business, pre-health, education, psychology, and pre-law.

Jacksonville State University offers NACC students the ability to get an Associate’s degree and transfer to JSU to obtain one of their 62 Bachelor’s degrees.

JSU has multiple scholarships for transfer students, including the JSU Presidential Transfer Scholarships. NACC students with 45+ hours of transfer credit can receive a scholarship based on their JSU-calculated GPA. For a 3.5 or higher GPA, the amount is $3000 per semester for up to four semesters. For a 3.0-3.49 GPA, the amount is $1500 per semester for up to four semesters. (Scholarships are subject to the availability of funding.) No additional application is needed, but students must be accepted to JSU. (NOTE: These scholarships start during the fall semester and can not be started in the spring. There is a spring supplemental scholarship)

JSU has recently added a competitive scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa members as well. This scholarship requires a 3.5 or higher GPA (JSU-calculated), 45+ transfer credit hours, and a scholarship application. It awards $500 per semester for up to four semesters.

(JSU) Other scholarships are available. Visit this link for more info: https://www.jsu.edu/finaid/scholarships/transfer.html

JSU Transfer Advisor, Tristen Taylor, is on campus one to two times during the fall and spring semester to answer your questions and assist you in transferring to JSU. If you have any questions, you can reach him via email at ttaylor12@jsu.edu.

JSU has many exciting things planned for future transfer students!


Campus tours are offered daily, Monday - Friday, and two Preview Days are scheduled for the semester! For more information go to jsu.edu and search campus tours.
You'll be able to create your own schedule with options to take a tour, explore academic programs, and free admission to an athletic event!
Online@JSU - Click Degrees for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

The University of Alabama offers very generous scholarship opportunities for qualifying transfer students and a full listing can be seen at scholarships.ua.edu/transfer.

First-time community college transfer students admitted before March 1 with at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and 45 hours of transferable coursework completed after the completion of the fall semester prior to enrolling will be eligible for the following automatic merit awards:

  • Community College Distinguished Scholarship student with a 3.75 – 4.0 cumulative GPA will receive $3,000 per semester for up to four semesters.
  • Community College Achievement Scholarship student with a 3.5 – 3.74 cumulative GPA will receive $2,000 per semester for up to four semesters.
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honors Scholarship Students who transfer from an Alabama community college with a 3.5 GPA and are members of the PTK Honor Society will receive $750 per semester for up to four semesters. This award cannot be combined with full-tuition scholarships. To receive this award, students must select the PTK Scholarship on the scholarship application and upload proof of membership.
  • All-Alabama Academic Team Scholarship Students named to the team will receive $500 per semester for up to four semesters plus a book grant of $150 per semester for up to four semesters.

Other competitive scholarships are also available.

In addition, for transfer students who graduate with their Associate’s degree and are interested in attending UA via distance learning (online courses), the University of Alabama Online program offers a tuition grant that will pay for your first class. More information on the University of Alabama Online program can be found at https://online.ua.edu/. Bama Fast Pass: With Bama Fast Pass, you can prepare now for a successful transfer to The University of Alabama. Apply as early as your first semester at your two-year college, and track your degree progress at UA. Once you are accepted into this program, you can begin tracking your UA degree completion while still at NACC. To apply, start by applying for admission to UA (www.ua.edu/apply) and then visit https://admissions.ua.edu/transfer/fast-pass/ for your next steps. Virtual Campus Information Sessions, Virtual Campus Tours and Campus Visits are available by registering. Schedule a time to meet with Transfer Student Advisor, Haley Roedder, by emailing her at HaleyR.bama@ua.edu. The University of Alabama online - Click Degrees for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

University of Alabama in Birmingham is pleased to offer a variety of scholarships to assist in meeting students’ educational goals.

Prospective freshman and transfer students are considered for university-wide scholarships after admission upon the submission of UAB’s General Scholarship Application based on information submitted on their application.

Scholarships For Transfer Students 2023-2024

Merit-based transfer scholarships are awarded using information from your admission application. An additional scholarship application is not required.

Transfer Academic Scholarships Annual Amount (Fall/Spring) Required GPA Available to Phi Theta Kappa Members
Phi Theta Kappa $6,500 3.5-4.0 Yes*
Transfer Excellence $3,000 3.5-4.0 No
Transfer Pathway Scholarship $1,000 3.25-3.49 Yes**
University of Alabama at Birmingham offers a Transfer Preview Day at UAB for college students who may be interesting in transferring to UAB. This event will provide a chance to speak with representatives from academic departments, learn more about student services specifically for transfer students, and hear from a panel of current UAB students who also transferred to UAB. UAB online - Click Degrees and Certificates for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

University of Alabama in Huntsville recognizes the academic success of new transfer students seeking their first bachelor's degree by offering special two-year merit scholarship awards. Students who have at least a 3.0 GPA are guaranteed the transfer merit scholarship valued at $1,500 annually. Students who have a 3.5 or higher GPA will be awarded a super scholar transfer scholarship valued at $3,000 annually.

A UAH admissions representative is on campus monthly during the fall and spring to assist transfer students.

Weekday Campus Visits:

The information session covers what it's like to be a part of the Charger Nation and provides you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, student life, and housing. Click Visit Campus for more information.

New Student Orientation sessions are available for registration by clicking Orientation!

Set up a virtual meeting with your admissions counselor, Taylor Mack, to learn more about UAH, and to get answers to your questions.

  • Appointments are available Monday through Friday.
  • Schedule a virtual meeting with your Transfer Admissions Counselor, Taylor Mack, click Schedule.

Discovery Day - designed for high school seniors and transfer students, is a campus event showcasing different elements of the Charger Experience. Students can register for one of these dates:

  • Future Dates are coming soon!

Click Prospective Student Events to register.

UAH online & hybrid - Click Degrees for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

The University of North Alabama seeks to support all transfer students from the moment of application until the day of graduation. With more than 100 majors, 130 student organizations, and an alumni base of more than 60,000, every student can find his or her next steps at UNA.


UNA offers a number of merit-based scholarships. One of which is the:

Community College Scholarship

  • $2,500/Year
  • Minimum 3.00 Transferable GPA and
  • Minimum of 30 Transferable Credit Hours
  • Be a first-time Transfer student
  • Must be transferring immediately to UNA from a two-year community college. Transfer students who have attended four-year institutions and students who are currently in high school are not eligible.

To be considered for a Community College Scholarship, a student must apply for admission (which requires an application, application fee, and all transcripts) and be accepted to the University. Students must also enroll full-time each semester to receive the scholarship. All requirements must be met by November 1, 2021 for students admitted for the Spring 2022 semester and June 1, 2022 for students admitted for the Fall 2022 semester. There is no separate formal scholarship application.

Preview Day is a great opportunity to learn more about life as a student at UNA! Join us on campus for a day filled with tours, academic and departmental browse fairs, and a UNA Football game vs. Tennessee Tech. Go to Preview Day for more information.

UNA online - Click Degrees  for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

UNA Scholarship and Representative on campus at NACC
Scholarship of Distinction UNA representative campus visit and scholarship information

Additional Transfer School Information and Events



The beauty of the Alabama A&M University’s campus, and the surrounding city of Huntsville, Alabama, just can’t be described in words. It really is something you have to see for yourself.

Click Visit Campus for more information.

AAMU online - Click Online Programs for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.
 

Campus Tours Important Information

Tours are offered Monday through Friday except on university holidays. We will be offering three tour times daily, Monday through Thursday at 8:30 AM; 10:30 AM; and 2:30 PM. On Fridays, we will offer these three tour times and a 12:30 PM option. Our seating will have a capacity of seventy five people per tour time. Please select a date and time that is available to be guaranteed a campus tour. Click Campus Tours for more information and scheduling.

War Eagle Days! These invitation-only half-day events are filled with activities. You'll have the chance to interact with current students, faculty, and staff; explore your academic options; learn about student life; go on a student-guided tour of campus; and join us for lunch. Apply at War Eagle Days to register.

Auburn Online - Select Distance and Continuing Education Programs for additional information and a current listing of programs offered.

Georgia Tech Offers bi-weekly transfer information sessions for prospective students to learn more about Tech's admission process, application deadlines, and holistic review process. Students can register for a session. Georgia Tech online - Click Degrees for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

Monthly Scholarships

Military Scholarships

Complimentary transfer credit analysis

FAFSA assistance

Grand Canyon University programs

Online classroom details and assistance

Please contact Rob Nickles for more information 602-247-4729 Office, 850-612-7285 cell, rob.nickles@gcu.edu or http://www.gcu.edu/udc/rob.nickles.

Transfer students interested in the Scholars Program at Shorter University will need to get their applications in by January 20th. Scholars’ Day will be on Friday, February 3rd, which will be the day applicants are interviewed for the scholarships. Transfer students are required to have a minimum college GPA of 3.30 with a minimum of 24 attempted semester hours by no later than January 20, 2023. Preview Day for prospective students will be held February 3rd. Any students interested can come visit campus and meet with various faculty about our majors, tour the campus etc. Students should register at visit.shorter.edu and then click on Preview Day.

TROY's annual Trojan Day is Oct. 8 on the Troy Campus. You will see for yourself all that Troy University has to offer! Explore the beautiful campus, meet faculty, staff and student leaders and learn more about academics, admissions, campus life and more! Click here to register.

Campus Tours: Visits are available throughout the week with morning and afternoon options to best fit your schedule or virtually. Click Visit for more information. *Students are invited to join us at one of our live virtual RN-BSN Nursing Information Sessions to learn more about our 100% Online RN-BSN Gateway program! UTC Online & Hybrd - Click Programs for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

The scholarship application is now open. Don’t forget, students are guaranteed a scholarship to attend UWA if they have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. UWA online - Click Degrees for information and a listing of degrees and certificates offered online.

Transfer Resources

Alabama Transfers Guide is a computerized system that coordinates transfer among public colleges and universities in Alabama. Through the Alabama Transfers Guide you can obtain a Transfer Guide for the university and major of your choice. Alabama state law guarantees that courses at NACC on your Transfer Guide will count at the university if you follow all instructions and enroll there. Access Alabama Transfers Guide from the Internet anywhere, including NACC computers in the Library or computer labs: https://alabamatransfers.com. It is the student’s responsibility to stay informed about Alabama Transfers Guide and the transfer institution’s requirements regarding individual programs of study.

Transfer Checklist

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Important Dates for Students Transferring in Fall 2023

Transfer Events

Representatives from these universities will be available on our campus at NACC on these dates and times:

  

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