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Transfer Admissions & Services

Mission Statement

The Office of Transfer Admissions & Services (OTAS) is dedicated to provide a seamless and positive transfer enrollment process by empowering and equipping our students with the knowledge and resources needed to graduate and succeed in a diverse and changing society.

Academic Advising
Students transferring a maximum of 59 credit college level hours will register for courses in our Student Success Center.  Each student is assigned an academic advisor to assit you with registration.  

Apply Online
Applying to Norfolk State University is a seamless process. Whether you're a first-time freshman, transfer student, or graduate applicant, our user-friendly portal guides you through each step, making the application process smooth and convenient.

Apply to NSU Faqs
Access the Apply to NSU Frequently Asked Questions section for quick answers and guidance throughout the application process. From admissions requirements to registration information, find everything you need to know to successfully apply to Norfolk State University.

Grants and Scholarships
Transfer students at NSU have access to financial assistance, including grants, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and low-interest student loans from the federal government.

Passport Program
The Passport Program is designed to assist promising high school students who do not meet the University's freshman admission requirements.  It provides an opportunity for student's to take college level courses at any Virginia Community College in an effort to achieve academic success. 

Transfer Virginia Portal
Transfer Virginia has embraced the imperative for smooth transitions between the Commonwealth's institutions, leading to a more affordable, efficient, equitable, and relevant college education experience for transfer students across Virginia.

New Student Orientation
Embark on your transfer journey with New Student Orientation! This comprehensive program offers academic advising, class registration, and insights into life as a Spartan, addressing all your academic, financial, and social needs as you prepare to enroll at Norfolk State University.

Contact Us
To contact the Office of Transfer Admissions & Services, please email us at, or call us at   (757) 451-7745.  Our fax number is: (757) 823-2054.


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