Intra-University Transfers

Any currently enrolled undergraduate student who requests a transfer from any other undergraduate school or college within the University to the Department of Art must file an Intra-University Transfer (IUT) […]

Any currently enrolled undergraduate student who requests a transfer from any other undergraduate school or college within the University to the Department of Art must file an Intra-University Transfer (IUT) application form with the Associate Dean of Fine Arts through the Chair of the Department of Art.  The Associate Dean examines all applications transmitted from the Department Chair, determines eligibility for each transfer, and notifies the Office of Enrollment Management/Records regarding all approved applications for transfer.

Along with the IUT application, all transfer requests undergraduate students must submit a portfolio of creative works to the Department of Art for review. Students requesting transfer must also have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater to be considered.

All approved applications must be received in EM/Records by April 1 for the fall semester, October 1 for the spring semester, and April 15 for the summer session.

Below are the steps for requesting an Intra-University transfer into the Department of Art:

    1. Schedule a meeting with the Program Area Coordinator to discuss your desire to transfer into the program area. It is important that a student who wishes to transfer into the Department of Art gets to know the Program Area Coordinator.
    2. Submit an IUT application and portfolio: Upon deciding this program is the right fit for you, you will need to apply to the Art Department by submitting an Intra-University Transfer (IUT) application and a portfolio of your creative work. The IUT application can be picked up from the Art Office and both, the application and your portfolio must be submitted to the Art Office for review. Submission of the IUT application and portfolio do not constitute acceptance into the program. Your portfolio will be reviewed by members of the Art Faculty for admission into the Department and Area of Concentration. See the Department’s Portfolio Requirements: http://www.art.howard.edu/admissions/portfolio-requirements/
    3. The Chair will examine your application and portfolio reviews by the Art Faculty to determine eligibility. If approved at the Department level your request for transfer is forwarded to the Associated Dean and then on to Enrollment Management/Records for the completion of your transfer.
    4. Status of your transfer request: You will be notified by email of the status of your admission into the Department and the program area.