Indiana University Northwest celebrates National Transfer Student Week, Oct. 19 to 23

Annual series of events highlights current transfer students and welcomes prospective transfer students

Indiana University Northwest will celebrate National Transfer Student Week, Oct. 19 to 23, with a series of events for current and prospective transfer students. Hundreds of transfer students enroll in IU Northwest each year. National Transfer Week celebrates these students, and offers prospective students an opportunity to learn more about the transfer process and the many resources available for transfer students, including scholarships. During this timeframe, the application fee will be waived for transfer students who apply for admissions to IU Northwest.

Highlights of the week include a professional coaching session, a campus tour, and a happy hour. All events, unless otherwise noted, are via the Zoom virtual meeting platform.


Saturday, Oct. 17

In-person Campus Tour

9:30 to 11 a.m. or noon to 1:30 p.m.

Join us for an in-person campus tour. Register today at and select “Saturday Campus Tour.” Space is limited.

Monday, Oct. 19

U Belong

10 to 11 a.m.

Current and prospective transfer students are invited to learn more about the community of transfer students at IU Northwest, free resources, hidden campus gems, and more.

Tuesday, Oct. 20


9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Current transfer students can pick up a free t-shirt and goodie bag from Hawthorn Hall, Room 100. Students are encouraged to post a picture with their new IU Northwest gear online.

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Transfer Café

9:30 a.m. to noon

This session will cover the transfer process, scholarship opportunities, and more. Prospective transfer students can have their transcripts evaluated by a member of the IU Northwest Transfer Team.

Thursday, Oct. 22

Find Your Purpose

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Adjunct Faculty Francine Birgans will lead an in-depth conversation exploring how to find your purpose in life. St. Louis-based Birgans is an author, professional and executive coach, radio host, and owner of the “Discover You” company specializing in leadership training and professional development.

Friday, Oct. 23

Happy Hour!

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Current and future transfer students are invited to join the IU Northwest Transfer Team and the Transfer Student Advisory Board for games, giveaways, and conversation.

To learn more and register, visit Registration is required for all events. Links to the Zoom virtual meetings will be provided in advance.