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Information for Transfer Students

Nationally recognized for excellence and value in the liberal arts, SUNY Geneseo is known for its exceptional faculty, its welcoming atmosphere, and its reputation for producing successful alumni. A short drive from Rochester and Buffalo, Geneseo offers a uniquely warm environment for learning and discovery.

If you're interested in transferring to Geneseo and would like to speak to someone directly, transfer coordinator Kris Heeres will be happy to answer your questions. You can reach Kris at 585-245-5571,, or schedule a one-on-one appointment to meet virtually.

Benefits Just for Transfer Students

Transfer students at Geneseo are welcomed with their own orientation and programs to help streamline the transition to Geneseo, including opportunities to make friends and get involved with groups and activities.

Geneseo also has campus housing just for transfer students who want to live with other transfer students. They are designated floors of residence halls with transfer student mentors specifically trained to help transfer students navigate the college.

transfer week at Geneseo

Join us for Transfer Fest during the third week of October, which is National Transfer Student Week.


SUNY Geneseo is awarding all accepted Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society students with a $1,500 annual scholarship that is renewable for a second year. Applying for the scholarship separately is not necessary; transfer applicants will be reviewed for scholarship eligibility at the time of application.

Once you are a Geneseo student, you can view and apply for other scholarship opportunities at the college using the Geneseo scholarship search tool

Get to Know Us

Hear from faculty, staff, and former transfer students about their Geneseo experience.

Virtual Programs

Join one of our upcoming transfer information sessions and/or book a one-on-one transfer appointment. Both events are facilitated and led by transfer coordinator Kris Heeres.

Other Opportunities

Visiting Campus

Regretfully, due to COVID-19, we are not currently accepting walk-in visitors. While we are eager to meet you, many of our fall tour dates are fully booked. We're monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily and will update future visit opportunities as they become available.

Please feel free to add your name to our tour waitlist and we'll be glad to welcome you to campus at our earliest opportunity. You can also take a virtual tour (below) at any time.

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