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Reverse Transfer

You’ve earned the credit; why not have a degree to show for all your hard work! 

Reverse Transfer is a process where credits earned at Southern Connecticut State University, are transferred back to the Connecticut community college you previously attended, to determine your eligibility for an associate degree.  

The associate degree is a marketable credential for your résumé and an important milestone in your education:

  • Students who earn an associate degree are more likely to complete their bachelor’s degree.
  • Employers value the associate degree as evidence of your commitment to expanding your knowledge, an associate degree can provide better job opportunities while completing your bachelor’s degree.
  • There is no risk to you, even though you are applying the credits you have earned at SCSU toward an associate degree at the community college, your credits will still apply toward your bachelor’s degree and you will still remain enrolled as a SCSU student.

Students are notified annually in January if they are eligible to apply. 

Upon notification please mail the Reverse Transfer Application to your community college and order your official SCSU transcript online and send to your community college.  

  • You must be an undergraduate matriculated student who has earned at least 15 credits at SCSU, and who has also earned 45 credits at the Connecticut community college you previously attended. 
  • The courses you have completed will be evaluated and are subject to the degree and residency requirements of the Connecticut community college you previously attended 
  • If you are eligible for a community college degree, you will be sent information from that community college Registrar’s Office, whom you may contact directly with any further questions.