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Undergraduate Transfer Policy

Transfer Credit for Introductory Physics and Astronomy Courses

Course credit from other institutions may be eligible for transfer as UGA PHYS or ASTR credit, if the courses meet the criteria listed below. If you have questions, please contact the appropriate Undergraduate Coordinator:

Be sure to include your name, UGA email address, and UGA ID number (81x), and a clear description of your question or request.

General Criteria:

Transfers from schools in the University System of Georgia (USG):

Transfers from schools outside the University System of Georgia (USG):

Transfers for Upper-level Courses

Please send requests for upper-level transfer credit to the appropriate Undergraduate Coordinator.

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Submit your transcript from the other institution to UGA Undergraduate Admissions (https://www.admissions.uga.edu). Their Transfer Equivalency Guide can be found here: https://www1.admissions.uga.edu/transfer_equiv/TransferEquiv/Index
When the credit shows up in your DegreeWorks audit, check whether it has transferred as your desired course. If not, contact the appropriate Undergraduate Coordinator to request a transfer credit equivalency. Be sure to include:

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