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Jump Start: Summer Transfer Program

Transfer students have an exciting opportunity to get an early start on their coursework at UofSC and to get connected to campus life in a whole new way.

Get On Track Early

To increase academic success and retention amongst the transfer student population, the Jump Start Summer Transfer Program helps foster stronger connections between transfer students and our campus.

In addition to attending transfer orientation and meeting with an academic advisor to register for fall classes, students also begin coursework early and meet peers in their cohort.  Jump Start programs include a peer mentoring experience and other social events tailored to foster connection and belongingness.

Current Jump Start Degree Programs

  • College of HRSM
  • College of Information & Communications (Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Mass Communications, Public Relations & Visual Communications)
  • College of Arts & Sciences (Biology, Psychology, and Economics)

*Jump Start is currently being expanded to include various majors. Please check back for future major offerings as they are added.

How Can You Join Jump Start 2020?

What to Expect in Summer 2020

Students will take two online courses in their major for credit in the summer after attending an early transfer orientation as a cohort.

There will be no additional fee to students for this program outside of the summer tuition, fees and orientation costs. 


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