How to Get Involved as a Transfer Student
TTS Peer Mentor Program
The TTS Peer Mentor program provides an opportunity for transfer students to gain professional experience while assisting fellow transfer students. Peer mentors help with advising, facilitating orientations, organizing transfer student events and activities and overall advice on the UCF transfer experience. The Peer Mentor program is a paid opportunity and a year commitment. Applications for the program are normally accepted at the end of the summer of each year. If you are interested in gaining professional and leadership experience while helping students, then the TTS Peer Mentor Program is for you!
Tau Sigma National Honor Society
Tau Sigma National Honor Society for transfer students is an academic honor society which focuses on showcasing the academic accomplishments and involvement of university transfer students. To be eligible for this organization, students must earn a 3.5 UCF GPA in their first semester at UCF while enrolled fulltime (12 credits or more). For more information about Tau Sigma, please visit this website.
Transfer Knights Social Organization
Transfer Knights is a registered student organization designed to help incoming transfer students integrate successfully into the UCF community. Thousands of students transfer to UCF each semester and each has a story to tell. By connecting with Transfer Knights, transfer students can participate in a shared experience which seeks to provide activities, programs and events that build relationships and ultimately enhance academic success. Join Transfer Knights on Facebook for more information and event details.
Transferring into Professional Success (TiPS) Transfer Leaders
Employers are seeking individuals that have more than just a degree to fill their positions. There are crucial skills that students need in order to be professionally marketable. The TiPS Transfer Leader program seeks to educate multicultural transfer students on these skills while developing leadership, professional, and organizational skills of their own. The TiPS Transfer Leader program is a stipend opportunity which accepts applications in the fall of each year. If you are a multicultural transfer student and want to develop your professionalism as well as assist other transfer students, consider this program!