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Spring 2020 Transfer Student Checklist

1. Access your BSU user account

  • As a new student at BSU, you will receive an email from to the email address used to create your admission account with details on how to access your User Account.
  • Your account will give you access to your BSU email and the campus wireless network, among other things, via the Student Portal.
  • If you have any questions about accessing your account, please contact IT Support at 508-531-2555 or

2. Retrieve your personal identification number (PIN)

  • Once you access your User Account, you need to retrieve your PIN, which is required to access other electronic services on campus such as InfoBear, your web registration tool.
  • If you are experiencing difficulties retrieving your PIN, please contact IT Support at 508-531-2555 or

3. Complete the mandatory “Transfer 101” online program

  • You must complete the Transfer 101 online program. Only students that have indicated their intention to enroll are allowed to participate.
  • You will be required to enter your BANNER ID, sent in your acceptance information.
  • Once you have completed the Transfer 101 online program, you will be cleared to register for courses.
  • If you have questions, please contact Transfer Services at 508-531-2686 or

4. Enroll and attend mandatory Transfer Advising Workshop

(Available at the end of Transfer 101)

  • You need to register and attend one Transfer Advising Workshop session. During the session, you will meet with an academic advisor from the Academic Achievement Center to finalize your course schedule. You will be prompted to enroll at the conclusion of the Transfer 101 online program in Step #3.
  • You must complete the Transfer 101 online program (STEP #3) and should register for classes (STEP #6) before you attend this session.
  • If you have questions, please contact the Academic Achievement Center at 508-531-1214.

5. Sign up and attend mandatory Transfer Welcome January 15, 2020

(Available at the end of Transfer 101)

  • Transfer Welcome is a mandatory step introducing you to the next phase of your academic life. This will take place on 
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
  • All new day transfer students are required to register and attend the Transfer Welcome. All communications regarding this event will go to the email address you used to create your admission account.
  • If you have questions, please contact New Student & Family Programs at 508-531-1840 or

6. Share Family Orientation information

(Available at the end of Transfer 101)

  • Parents/guardians are invited to attend a family orientation session that introduces them to university resources (and ways they can support you while at BSU). If you completed the parent/guardian section of the admission application, we will send an invitation to those family members at the provided email address. You can add others by contacting the Office of Admission at 508-531-1237.
  • If you have questions, please contact New Student & Family Programs at 508-531-1840 or

7. Register for your courses

  • The Transfer 101 online program, completed in STEP #3, taught you how to register for your courses using the online registration system called InfoBear. The sooner you register for classes, the more options you will have in selecting courses that meet your scheduling and academic needs. You may register for up to 17 credits.
  • Please register for as many classes as possible prior to your Transfer Advising Workshop.
  • If you have questions, please contact Transfer Services at 508-531-2686 or

8. Submit all final official college transcripts

  • If you have not already done so, send all final official transcripts from previously attended institutions to the Office of Admission.
  • Accurate placement testing requirements, transfer credit evaluations, and degree audits cannot be determined until these documents have been received and processed.
  • This should be done before attending your Advising Workshop, if possible.

9. Submit your BSU Student Health Form 

  • You must have a Student Health and Wellness form on file with the Office of Health Services within 30 days of registering for classes.
  • Please allow enough time to have your doctor’s signature and appropriate inoculations, if needed.
  • If you have questions about your health form, contact 508-531-1252.

Have questions?

If you have questions regarding the Transfer Student Checklist, please contact:

Transfer Services
Welcome Center
Room 103
45 Plymouth Street
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Classes start Wednesday, January 22, 2020