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Transfer Students

Transfer Credits in Religion

Transfer Credit Evaluation for Courses you have taken at other Colleges or Universities:

Students seeking transfer credit should first check with the Admissions Office to see if their course has already been evaluated for Transfer equivalency at UGA.       

If you do not find your course or if your course has transferred in as a generic RELI course, then we will need to evaluate the course in order for it to fulfill core requirements. Please email Dr. Jodie Lyon (, who will give you further instructions for completing this process.

Transfer Credit Evaluation for Courses you plan to take from other Colleges or Universities during a semester abroad or at another institution:

Students participating in a study away experience should go through the Office of Global Engagement (OGE).

Transient students should see if the course they plan to take at another institution has already been evaluated for Transfer equivalency at UGA. If it has not, you should contact Dr. Jodie Lyon ( and request that she review the syllabus of the course that you would like to take. 


The Franklin College Office of Transfer Academic Services (OTAS) recognizes and values transfer students as an integral part of the UGA student body. Transfer students make up approximately 20% of the nearly 13,000 Franklin College undergraduates.

The Office of Transfer Academic Services provides pre-admissions information for prospective students who are considering applying to UGA’s Franklin College of Arts & Sciences.

Request Pre-Admission Advice

View Transfer Planning Guide

Ongoing Support

Once you are on campus, the Office of Transfer Academic Services is here to support you.  Please reach out if you have questions, want connections to resources, or are experiencing challenges.  

Contact Us

Katherine Field, Coordinator:
Sabine Adair, Student Affairs Professional:

In order to further welcome and engage our incoming students, OTAS has brought aboard 12 Transfer Ambassadors. The Ambassadors represent and serve as resources for the Franklin College transfer student population.

Once you’re on campus, these Transfer Tips from our Transfer Ambassadors can help!

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