Transfer Publications

Purple Prep: Transfer Edition

Purple Prep Transfer Edition

Purple Prep is your go-to-guide for anything you need to know during the summer leading to the start of your Northwestern career. It includes a checklist of items to complete before your arrival, specific for incoming transfer students. Have questions but don't know where to look? Start with Purple Prep, it is your best bet.

Read Purple Prep for Transfer Students (PDF)

View the online reader edition

March to the Arch

March to the Arch is an email you'll receive the first Tuesday of each month from June through September. As one of the only official messages you receive from Northwestern throughout the summer, it is important to review each email which includes updates, reminders, and more information about starting Northwestern. 

  • June 5, 2018
  • July 3, 2018
  • August 7, 2018
  • September 4, 2018

Transfer Student Facebook Group

Google Hangout Transfer Edition

The Facebook group is the best way to meet others who are also starting at Northwestern and to have your questions answered by current students who also transferred to the University. Request to join the group!