Transfer Partnerships

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Meet Your Advisor

Sign up for a one-on-one meeting with Transfer Admissions Advisor Debra Sisco, right on your campus! Debra will be on site at least two days each month and you can make an appointment by emailing her at

You are also invited to visit the SUNY Oneonta campus to get a better sense of what the next step in your college journey could be like. Sign up for a campus tour, or information session to see our beautiful campus and learn about the transfer process and how SUNY Oneonta will support your educational goals.

Learn More About Transferring


The Transfer Pathways Program is a partnership that allows students to start their academic career at one of five community colleges and then transfer to SUNY Oneonta with a guaranteed smooth transition into a bachelor's degree program.

You’ll receive advice and support from a SUNY Oneonta transfer advisor on your community college campus to support your transition to SUNY Oneonta.

If SUNY Oneonta is your destination for a bachelor's degree, it’s easier than ever!

Partnership Schools

Meet with a SUNY Oneonta transfer advisor on your campus to discuss your academic goals and find out how your community college credits will transfer to Oneonta.

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Gianna Doughitt ‘24

Gianna Doughitt '24

Media Studies major
Transfer student from Dutchess Community College


Oneonta was my top pick because it’s pretty close to home and has a beautiful campus. As far as transferring, it was very simple. My former advisor and the school took care of everything. They guided me towards which classes I needed to take and I just registered for them.”

Academic Advisement with Anna

You can meet with a SUNY Oneonta transfer advisor right on your campus to:

  • learn more about Oneonta academic programs and opportunities;
  • make sure you stay on track for our degree programs;
  • learn about our admissions criteria, transfer policies and how to apply;
  • get a personalized evaluation of how your credits will transfer; and
  • put you on a path to success at SUNY Oneonta!
​Program Perks

Application Fee Waived -- Your application fee will be waived, upon completion of an associate's degree

Scholarships -- You will be automatically considered for a renewable transfer merit scholarship of up to $2,000 per year when you apply for admission.

Seamless Transfer -- Credits earned at your community college are guaranteed to transfer to SUNY Oneonta.

Two Degrees! -- You can earn an associate’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in as little as four years.

Special Events -- You’ll be invited to visit SUNY Oneonta for admissions events, tours, campus events and more!

Support for Your Success -- You’ll have the opportunity to connect with SUNY Oneonta faculty and staff while attending your community college.

Peer mentors -- A network of successful Oneonta students who can answer your questions and offer support to help you have a smooth transition to your life as a Red Dragon

You got questions, we have answers!

Contact Debra Sisco
Transfer Advisor


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