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Welcome Incoming Transfer Students!

Academic and Transfer Advising Services (ATAS) welcomes you to Stony Brook University! Incoming transfer students will be assigned a Registration Appointment with a Registration Advisor to enroll in Spring 2023 courses. Registration Appointments are assigned after students complete all items listed under “Checklist” and are based on their academic plan. See the timeline below and visit “Checklist” for more information. 

Important Note: Students pursuing majors in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences will receive separate communication from their assigned College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Advisor about their registration timeline and deadlines.



Admissions decisions roll out

March through August

 Complete "Checklist" items as soon as possible.

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Transfer credit evaluated

April through August

Student records evaluated for transfer credit (transcripts, etc.) in the order they are received. It takes several weeks for a transcript to be reviewed after it is received.

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Placement Exams and Assessments

May through August

Students are informed of required Placement Exams and Assessments. Communication is not sent until after a student is admitted and records are reviewed.

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Registration Appointments 

June through August

Registration Appointments assigned to students who submit all transcripts/test scores and complete placement exams.

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New Seawolf Winter Welcome  


New Seawolf Winter Welcome is January 20-22.

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