Transfer of Credit Subcommittee

Role Statement

In addition to annual charges it may receive from the Faculty Senate Undergraduate Studies Council, the Transfer of Credit Committee reviews transfer policies and procedures.

Charges 2023-24

  1. Review, research, and recommend best practices for transfer credit evaluation and acceptance at WMU. This includes, but is not limited to: policies and procedures; communication with prospective students, families, community colleges and other institutions; emerging methods by which students can earn credit such as dual enrollment, early middle college, Career and Technical Education, and study abroad.

  2. Consider and recommend solutions regarding issues affecting all transfer students, including but not limited to: domestic students transferring credits from high school programs and two-year/four-year institutions; international students; and active military and veterans with American Council on Education certified course experience.
  3. At the annual March TCC meeting, the committee members must review the draft year-end report, to be submitted to the USC, by the committee chair no later than March 30.
  4. Address any continuing or outstanding issues or initiatives as directed by the USC, members of the committee, faculty, and/or academic administrators. Conclude the initiative by producing a report to the USC or a Memorandum of Action.

 NOTE: The TCC will seek information from related administrative offices to maintain communications with those offices on issues directly related to them. Committee recommendations are to be submitted to the USC in the form of memorandum of action (MOA) on which the recommendation(s) is/are stated. Any draft MOAs requested by the USC should be submitted using the MOA template.

The TCC chairperson shall provide a written report of the committee’s accomplishments and progress for the year to the USC; list the above charges noting each items progress and current status; any other activities undertaken; and draft charges for the 2023-24 academic year, no later than March 30, 2023.

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