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Transfer Students

Mid Year Transfer
If you plan to transfer to Pitt-Johnstown after the Fall term (mid-year), you need to complete the following steps to ensure your financial aid will be in place for the Spring term:

  • File a FAFSA
  • If you already have a FAFSA on file at your present school, you need to change the school code to Pitt-Johnstown. This can be done online at or by making the correction on your SAR (Student Aid Report) and mailing it to the Federal Processor
  • Complete the Pitt-Johnstown Acceptance Form and return to Financial Aid Office
  • Contact PHEAA to change the school that is listed to receive your state grant funding. You can call at 1-800-692-7392, or update online through Account Access at
  • Provide the Registrar’s Office and Financial Aid Office at Pitt-Johnstown with a copy of your most recent transcript from all previous schools.* 

End of Academic Year Transfer
If you are planning to transfer to Pitt-Johnstown for the next academic year, you must complete the following steps:

  • File a FAFSA and list Pitt-Johnstown as the intended school. The FAFSA must be filed by April 1 to be eligible for campus based aid
  • Complete the Pitt-Johnstown Acceptance form and return it to the Financial Aid Office
  • Provide Pitt-Johnstown's Financial Aid Office and Registrar's Office with a copy of your most recent transcript from all previous schools.*

Transfer from Pitt-Johnstown
If you are transferring from Pitt-Johnstown to another school, you must complete the following steps:

  • Contact the Financial Aid Office at the school to which you are transferring.
  • Be aware of any forms that you must submit to your transfer school and their deadlines. 
  • Complete exit counseling for any Stafford or Perkins Loan that you may have borrowed during your time at Pitt-Johnstown. 

*Please note that only the credits that Pitt-Johnstown accepts as transfer credits will count toward your grade level for Stafford Loan funding.

Last Reviewed: February 26, 2008