Transfer Planning

We provide the following transfer services and resources to help students with the process of researching, planning, selecting and applying to colleges and universities.

Transferring to SUNY Colleges

The State University of New York system has developed a tremendously helpful site for transferring within the SUNY system. Use this link: ( )

Foundations for Transfer

Important Steps for Transfer:

  • Research Colleges
  • Apply for Financial Aid, Grants & Scholarships (Listings found in financial aid web pages of destination colleges)
  • Meet with College Representatives (Contact the Advising, Career & Transfer Center to find out when college representatives are visiting JCC)
  • Visit Colleges (Contact the destination college’s transfer admissions office to arrange a visit or determine when open houses are scheduled.)
  • Apply to Colleges
  • Send Transcripts
  • Make Housing, Roommate, Dining and Transportation Arrangements

Resources for Planning Effective Transfer

  • Individualized Transfer Counseling
  • Jefferson Higher Education Center (JHEC) Transfer Partners offering Bachelor Degrees on the JCC Campus

Resources for Researching and Selecting Colleges

  • On-line Search Resource for SUNY Colleges and Academic Majors
  • On-line Search Resource for NYS Private Colleges and Academic Majors
  • New York State College Catalog Library
  • College Transfer Recruiter Visits to the JCC Campus
  • JCC Campus Transfer Fair and Higher Education Night
  • College Open-House (Off-campus) Schedules and Visits
  • College Applications, Essays and Interview Assistance

Transfer Assistance Outreach

  • The Jefferson Transporter: A Weekly Update on College Transfer
  • Classroom Presentations
  • Transfer Recruiter Update Meetings with Faculty and Staff

If you have questions or concerns regarding transfer, please email Matt Lambert, our Transfer  Counselor at 

Advising, Career and Transfer Center (ACT):

Room 6-020, Jules Center
Telephone: 315-786-2271/toll free: 1-888-435-6522 Fax: 315-786-2471
Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri., 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Summer: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM)

Transfer Counselor: Matt Lambert,
Secretary: Tina Berkey,
Receptionist-Typist: Barbara DeLosh,