College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Student Resources > New Undergraduate Students > Transfer Students
The schools on this site have already had some or all of their
courses evaluated for transferability to DePaul. The lists show you if
there is an exact equivalent at DePaul or if the courses meet our Liberal Studies requirements (called General Education requirements at
Transfer Credit Conversion
DePaul University's Academic Calendar is based on the quarter system.
College credit is accumulated on the basis of quarter hours. To convert
credit hours from the semester system to the quarter system, multiply
1.5 (example: 3 semester hours x 1.5 = 4.5 quarter hours). The minimum
number of hours required for graduation with a bachelor's degree is 192
DePaul's Transfer Credit Rules
Information about the types of transfer credit accepted, including
credit by exam, credit from foreign institutions and military credit is
Students have the option to meet with an advisor at the Office for Academic Advising Support (OAAS)
prior to attending their transfer orientation. OAAS offers you the
opportunity to meet with an academic advisor to review your previously
earned college credit, discuss programs of interest and put together an
academic plan. Call OAAS at (773) 325-4184 to schedule your
Note: This is not an appointment to register for classes. Registration for classes happens at your Transition DePaul orientation.
Degree Progress Reports
Your Degree Progress Report (DPR) outlines
how your transfer credits meet DePaul's degree requirements, including
Liberal Studies and you declared major(s) and minor(s). Any course
waivers or substitutions based on transfer credit or exam credit are
also reflected on your credit evaluation.
Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI)
The Office of Admission's Transfer Center provides details and frequently asked questions regarding the IAI.
If you are not sure whether you completed IAI or would like more
information, please see an LAS Undergraduate College Office advisor.
Course Articulation Review
If you have a question about how a course has been articulated or if
you would like the articulation of a particular course to be reviewed,
you may email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. Be sure to include your name and seven-digit DePaul ID number.
If you would like us to review a transfer course, please include a
course description from the transferring institution's course catalog as
well as a brief summary of why you are petitioning the course and what
particular DePaul requirement you are hoping the course to fulfill.
In some cases, LAS may request a course syllabus and/or abstract.
Requests take approximately three weeks to process, and DePaul
University has the final say on all articulation petition requests.
Office of Admission's Transfer Center
The Transfer Center is a collection of information that is aimed at
making transferring to DePaul predictable and successful. Whether you
are a traditional-aged, adult transfer, international or current student
who wants to take a class at another college and transfer it back to
DePaul, you should be able to find help and resources through the