Transfer Support

The Office of Advising and Transfer Support offers a number of specialized programs and events that will guide students in the transfer research and planning process as they complete their degree at Guttman. Advisors help students understand how educational paths align with intended career plans. Events hosted by Career Strategist can be one-time programs, workshop series, or yearlong initiatives. We encourage participation in the activities below beginning in a student’s first semester at Guttman. Please check the Guttman Calendar for updated event information.

Transfer Support & Opportunities

On-Campus Transfer Activities

Advisor in Residence: Lehman College (Fall/Spring)

Guttman has partnered with Lehman College to provide on-campus admission and academic advising to students. To schedule an appointment with our Lehman College Advisor in Residence, contact us at

Annual Transfer Fair (Fall)

Guttman welcomes over 50 colleges and universities to campus for an annual transfer fair that takes place each fall in the Atrium and Information Commons.

Intro to Transfer Workshops (Fall/Spring)

Our team of Career Strategists offer a series of group advising transfer workshops geared towards helping students explore transfer programs, build a college list that is right for them and providing step-by-step assistance with completing the CUNY, SUNY and Common Applications. Log onto Starfish to sign-up for a workshop for your choice.

One-on-One Advisement Support (ongoing)

Career Strategists work to meet the needs for each student by providing individualized one-on-one advising support. Students can log onto Starfish to schedule an appointment with their advisor at any time. Office hours are available each week in addition to offering specialized programs.

Transfer Peer Ambassadors (ongoing)

Peer Transfer Ambassadors design and facilitate Transfer Bridge workshops for any student transferring to a four-year college. Students may schedule one-on-one meetings with Peer Transfer Ambassadors to seek support related to any aspect of the transfer process.

Transfer Bridge Program (Fall/Spring)

The Transfer Bridge Program is an opportunity for graduating students to network with fellow Guttman Grizzlies who attend the same CUNY college. The Transfer Peer Mentors on the various campuses design and facilitate Transfer Bridge workshops and Alumni Transition Touch Points for Guttman graduates. These workshops/touch points cover tips on navigating academic and administrative matters at the senior college, time management and organizational skills, and getting involved on campus.

Transfer Days (Fall/Spring)

Guttman has partnered with Lehman College to provide on-campus admission and academic advising to students. To schedule an appointment with our Lehman College Advisor in Residence, contact us at

Transfer Panel (Spring)

Each year, Guttman invites former graduates back to campus to share their insight, tips and advice to current students. Topics of discussion include the transfer application process, shift in expectations, navigating campus culture and more.

Off-Campus Transfer Activities

Online Transfer Activities

HBCU Tour (Spring)

Every year 24 students are selected to travel with Guttman to visit several Historically Black Colleges and Universities. If accepted, Guttman will cover travel, lodging, and meal costs. Schools visited on past trips include Delaware State University, Howard University, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, University of the District of Columbia.

Transfer Visits (Fall/Spring)

The advising team coordinates with representatives from local senior colleges to provide Guttman students the opportunity to tour individual campuses and learn more about their academic offerings. Transfer Visit typically take place during Community Days held both in fall 1 and spring 1 sessions at Guttman.

Guttman Transfer Learning Community

The Guttman Transfer Learning Community (GTLC ) is a virtual community that empowers current students to flourish at their senior colleges by connecting them with transfer students who can share their stories navigating systems unique to individual colleges/universities, particularly CUNY.

Transfer Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are funds used to help pay for tuition, books, and other forms of educational costs. Students can receive scholarships that are specific to the college, merit-based, federal or state and from outside sources. Please visit the scholarship webpage to learn more about transfer scholarship opportunities.