Guidance & Recommendations
2021 Updated Joint Statement on the Transfer and Award of Credit
This updated Joint Statement on the Transfer and Award of Credit outlines sound, equity-minded institutional policies and practices for the award of credit.
Recognition of Excellence in Supporting Transfer Student Success
Released in 2021, this guide covers institutional best practices for fostering transfer student success. AACRAO developed this set of transfer evaluation criteria based on a review of existing research and practice to measure, and subsequently formally
recognize, institutions as transfer student success centric.
Guide to Best Practices: Articulation Agreement
Released in 2019, this guide provides a broad range of resources that may be used by academic, enrollment, admissions, transfer, and records personnel at both originating and destination institutions
A Guide to Best Practices: Awarding Transfer and Prior Learning Credit
Released in 2017, this guide describes expectations and best practices for post-secondary institutions’ work with transfer credits.
Joint Statement on the Transfer and Award of Credit
Released in 2017, institutions are encouraged to use this statement as a basis for discussions in developing and reviewing institutional policies with regards to the transfer and award of credit
Institution Bill of Rights and Responsibilities
Transfer Student Bill of Rights