Transfer & Articulation



  • A Guide to Best Practices: Awarding Transfer and Prior Learning Credit
    This document describes expectations and best practices for post-secondary institutions’ work with transfer credits. These guidelines are intended to assist and advise--not prescribe--member colleges and universities in this work. Released 10.18.2017
  • AACRAO 2016 Academic Record and Transcript Guide
    For over 70 years AACRAO has provided up-to-date guidance and best practices on keeping, protecting, and disseminating student records and transcript information. The AACRAO 2016 Academic Record and Transcript Guide continues this trend, aiding registrars in their task of preserving the integrity of their institution’s academic records.
  • Transfer Credit Practices of Designated Educational Institutions 2015 (TCP)
    This publication presents a voluntary exchange of information regarding practices for acceptance of transfer credit. This publication reports the transfer acceptance practices of one flagship institution in each state regarding credit awarded by other colleges and universities in that state. AACRAO has established and maintained this voluntary medium of information exchange for over 80 years in order to provide crucial information to colleges and universities to determine their own transfer credit practices.



Supporting Transcript Evaluations: What Your Evaluators Need to Know to be Successful

October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2-3 PM ET

A transcript evaluator is an essential role within any institution.  This webinar will cover the importance of the transcript evaluator role: how to train your transcript evaluators, what evaluators need to know to do their jobs, the importance of technology in this role, the components of a transcript and how to read them, navigating course descriptions, and so much more!  Whether you are a transcript evaluator or you supervise that role in any capacity, all are welcome to this session.  

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Presenter: Katie A. Schwienteck, Associate Registrar, York College of Pennsylvania

Katie Schwienteck

Katie A. Schwienteck currently serves as Associate Registrar for Transfer Articulation at York College of Pennsylvania and has over 12 years’ experience in transfer-focused higher education.  In her current position Katie works closely with transfer recruitment, credit articulation, strategic planning, articulation agreements and transfer student advising.  Katie serves as Chair for AACRAO’s Transfer and Articulation Committee and has presented annually at AACRAO since 2014.  Additionally, Katie has been quoted in AACRAO Connect, The Successful Register and The Enrollment Manager on various transfer related topics.  Katie earned her Masters of Art in Communication from Notre Dame of Maryland University and her Bachelors of Science in Public Relations from Millersville University of Pennsylvania.  She is also adjunct faculty in the field of Communications.