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Transfer Student Checklist

Find Your Flock

You're ready to rise as an incoming Phoenix.

Ready to fly back into college? Then it's time for a pre-flight checklist. First things first, be sure to schedule your Advising & Registration appointment with a professional advisor to select and register for your classes. During your Advising & Registration appointment, you'll select a GBO session to attend.

GB Orientation Sessions

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Next Steps

1Immediately after acceptance

Set Up Your UWGB Account

Your first step once you're admitted is to set up your UWGB Network account and password. Your acceptance letter will include your UWGB network user ID and email address. Once you receive this account information, complete your UWGB Network Account setup by setting your password.

Set Your Password

If you have trouble setting this up, please contact the IT Service Desk at 920-465-2309.

Visit your Wings Portal

Visit your Wings Portal and complete all "to-do" items. This is your "hub" to view important next steps and to-do items, such as scheduling a campus visit, signing up for your required GB Orientation date, reviewing on-campus housing options, placement testing, applying for financial aid and more.

Wings Portal

Register for your classes

Schedule an Advising and Registration appointment with your professional advisor. You can view your official credit evaluation in the Student Information System (SIS). Your advisor will review it with you at your Advising and Registration appointment. To investigate more how your credits will transfer, see the credit transfer page.

Check Your Student Email

Check your UW-Green Bay email daily. Any communication about next steps, deadlines or confirmation messages will come to your UW-Green Bay email inbox. Get in the habit of checking your UW-Green Bay email daily so you don't miss anything.

Email Login

Calculate Your Costs

Understanding your college costs is an important step in order to successfully completing your education.

Calculate Your Costs

Apply for Scholarships

Any admitted degree-seeking student may be considered for multiple need- and merit-based scholarships through the UW-Green Bay Foundation with one easy application. The scholarship deadline for fall 2024 is June 30, 2024.

Apply for Scholarships

Apply for Financial Aid

File the FAFSA to apply for financial aid. It typically takes two weeks post-admission to hear from our financial aid office. If you intend to use financial aid, please complete the FAFSA as soon as possible, or add our school code (003899) if you have completed the FAFSA.

Complete the Housing Application

The Green Bay campus is the only UW-Green Bay campus that offers on-campus housing. If you're a Green Bay student and you intend to live on campus, complete your housing application right away.

Apply for Housing

2Prior to your Advising & Registration appointment

Accept the Payment Agreement

You will not be able to register for classes without first completing this step.

Accept the Payment Agreement

Submit Your ID Photo Online

Skip the photo line at GB Orientation by submitting your photo ahead of time. Be sure to check photo guidelines and have a government-issued photo ID ready.

Submit Your Photo

Math Placement Testing

All incoming freshmen are required to take the Wisconsin Mathematics Placement Test prior to registering at UW-Green Bay, or within their first semester. Sign up online after March 15.

Math Placement Testing

Set Up Accessibility Accommodations

Students with a documented learning or physical disability may apply for special academic or living accommodations. If applicable, set up these accommodations with Student Accessibility Services.

Student Accessibility Services

Review Class Learning Options

Whether it's online, in-person, or a hybrid blend of the two, there a here are a variety of modalities available to take your classes based on how you learn best.

Review Class Learning Options

Explore the Academic Catalog

The catalog is more than just a list of classes and programs. It’s an official record of all the requirements needed for you to complete your degree and graduate. It contains various policies, academic programs, degree requirements, general education requirements, course descriptions and major/minor requirements.

Academic Catalog

3Prior to your first day of classes

GB Orientation

GB Orientation is required for all new students. After being admitted, please check your Wings Portal to view and sign up for an available GBO date on your campus.

Wings Portal

Review GBO Guidebook

You'll also want to review the pdf guidebook that will help you learn all about UW-Green Bay, important resources, answers to your questions and ways to get involved!

Guía en Español (pdf)

Get Your Books

You'll be responsible for getting your course materials required for the class. If you don't have your materials, you could risk falling behind.

Get Your Books

Set Up Accessibility Accommodations

Students with a documented learning or physical disability may apply for special academic or living accommodations. If applicable, set up these accommodations with Student Accessibility Services.

Student Accessibility Services

Get Familiar with Online Learning

UW-Green Bay uses a digital learning environment called Canvas for online learning. Even in-person classes can use the platform as a part of the coursework, so it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with the platform.

Check Out Canvas

Parking (Green Bay campus only)

Students at the Green Bay campus with at least one in-person class are automatically charged for parking in SIS. If a parking permit isn't needed, students can opt out.

Review Parking Info

Finalize Your Financial Plan

Log in to the Student Information System (SIS) to see your financials. Need help figuring out how to pay for college, or have a question on the status of your financial aid? Call the Student Services Center at 920-465-2111.

Log in to SIS

Get Your University ID

Your University ID card is more than your University identification card. It serves as a debit account for purchases on campus, a library card, access to buildings and classrooms and much more!

Get Your Student ID

Download the Navigate App

Why? It'll help you keep your first semester going smoothly. Check out all it can do.

Download Mobile App

Logan O'Leary

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"There is so much you can gain from classes, student orgs, on-campus events, student employment and much more. Your paying for an education but you're also getting memories and experiences and friendships out of it, and those are some of the things that you will really hold onto for the rest of your life."

Logan O'Leary '20
Student Ambassador

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Questions? We Can help.

Need help figuring out what's next? Please contact us at 920-465-2720 or send an email.

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