Transfer events allow you to discuss degrees, programs & courses, campus life, and more with representatives from schools you’d like to explore. View events, such as Instant Decision Days, Campus Visits and Information Sessions, for these four-year institutions.
Thursday, October 6
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Campus Mall*
Representatives from over 40 Colleges and Universities will be available to discuss transfer opportunities.
*Rain Location: HPEC Gymnasium #130A/B
1. Target colleges that fit your educational and personal goals
(e.g. major, location, athletics, etc.)
2. Speak with the Transfer Counselors about the college.
Some questions you might want to ask include:
What qualities are you looking for in a transfer student?
What is the average class size (teacher to student ratio) in general? In my major?
Would you please speak about housing for transfer students?
What services are available for transfer students?
Can you tell me about your financial aid and scholarship packages?
3. Browse other colleges you might not have previously considered (only fill
out information cards for colleges that you are considering attending).
Tips for After The Transfer Fair
Review your materials and notes regarding the colleges you are considering
Visit the colleges’ websites and set up a time to meet representatives on
Research application deadlines and processes.
1. What degrees do you offer?
2. What is your average class size?
3. Do you offer internships to gain networking and job experience?
4. Do you offer tutoring?
5. What is your Veterans’ Graduation rate?
6. Do you have a Veterans’ Point of Contact at your school?
7. Do you have a Veterans’ Club with activities/events?
1. When is your application deadline for transfer students?
Are there any special deadline dates for scholarships?
2. Do you waive the application fee for Veterans, Active Duty, and their dependents?
3. What is your tuition?
4. Do you offer “Yellow Ribbon” (Chapter 33 recipients only)?
5. Can a student use multiple sources of funding to cover expenses (VA, FA, and Institutional Aid)?
6. What types of events are you hosting on your campus:
Transfer Information Sessions
Instant Decision Days
7. How will I find out if I am accepted?
Career/Graduate School Information
1. What types of career and job fairs do you offer students?
2. Does your college offer job placement?
3. What services does your career center provide for assisting with job searches?
4. How do you assist with graduate school admission?
Do you offer any direct admit or dual programs?
|DeVry University||Take a Complimentary Course with Bridge2Bachelor’s: Explore what’s possible in the next step of your education by taking one complimentary course for academic credit (Must Meet Eligibility Requirements) with no tuition, no fees, and all course materials included. You can gain first-hand experience in a subject of interest aligned with a bachelor’s degree program at DeVry. Future-Ready Transfer Scholarship for College Students: Apply your previous qualifying transfer credits toward your bachelor’s at DeVry. Why Transfer to DeVry? – Speedy and Friendly Transfers – 100% Online and Flexible Schedules – Personalized Support – An Accredited Institution – Career Services|
|Drew University||Drew stickers and application fee waiver codes are provided to students who complete an inquiry card at our table! First come, first served until our supply runs out!|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University||FDU is the largest private institution in the state of New Jersey, with four campuses in total. We have our two NJ campuses as well as two international campuses in Canada and England. Along with our 100+ academic programs and clubs and organizations, FDU provides its students with endless growth opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. Check us out at fdu.edu to learn more!|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University – Florham|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan|
|Felician University||Fee application waiver|
|Georgian Court University||Georgian Court is a small private University, located in Ocean County approximately 5 miles from OCC! We have over 30 academic majors, highlighted by our School of Education and School of Nursing & Wellness as our most popular programs. We are excited to be launching a new major in the School of Business for Sports Management. We also have a new athletic program coming to GCU in Fall 2023, which is Acrobatics and Tumbling for women student athletes. Georgian Court is embarking on a total remodeling and modernization of our main campus, which is being called “Renew GCU”. This project will bring forth a state of the art student center, renovations and updates to our residence halls, and a brand new Nursing and Health Science center which will be built in the center of our beautiful campus in Lakewood, NJ! Open House is Saturday October 29th, we hope you will plan a visit to our campus!|
|Montclair State University||Application Fee Waivers|
|NJCU @ Fort Monmouth|
|New Jersey City University||We have a beautiful new location at Fort Monmouth and 3+1 articulation agreements with OCC We will have giveaways available.|
|New Jersey Institute of Technology|
|Ramapo College of New Jersey|
|Rowan University||Will be bringing fun merchandise to share with students such as Rowan Prof croc gibbets and Rowan University Transfer T-Shirts if that is allowed. Will also bring materials regarding the information on scholarships and the garden state guarantee.|
|Rutgers||Convenient. Cost-effective. Connected to your Community. That’s Rutgers Statewide. Skip the dorm and the commute and complete your Rutgers degree in Monmouth County.|
|Rutgers School of Engineering|
|Rutgers School of Envir. & Biological Sciences|
|Rutgers – School of Health Professions Occupational Therapy Assistant Program|
|Rutgers – Edward Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy|
|Rutgers University Camden|
|Rutgers School of Health Related Professions|
|Rutgers Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration|
|Rutgers University Newark||Students applying to Rutgers-Newark from Ocean CC for fall or spring 2023 from now till December 1st can use the fee waiver code ocean23 to have the $70 application fee waived. Rutgers University’s Garden State Guarantee Commitment Rutgers University is committed to access and affordability. The university has expanded eligibility for Garden State Guarantee by increasing financial support for students and families with an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) up to $100,000. Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) Annual Net Cost for Tuition & Mandatory Fees $0-$65,000 $0 $65,001-$80,000 $3,000 $80,001-$100,000 $5,000|
|Rutgers Newark School of Business|
|Rutgers Business School – New Brunswick|
|Rutgers University New Brunswick||Rutgers- New Brunswick is the “Birthplace of College Football,” defeating Princeton, 6-4, in the first game on Nov. 6, 1869.|
|Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts|
|Rutgers University-Div. of Continuing Studies|
|Rutgers – Mays Landing Campus|
|Saint Elizabeth University|
|Saint Peter’s University|
|Seton Hall University|
|Steven’s Institute of Technology|
|The College of New Jersey|
|Thomas Edison State University|
|William Paterson University|
Transfer Events On Campus
Thinking about a private, but affordable education in the beautiful city of Philadelphia? Chestnut Hill College has over 35 majors with a broad liberal arts education to help you make the next step into your career. Scholarships range from $17,000-$24,000 for transfer students. Joint Bachelor & Master’s degree programs along with great scholarship opportunities are waiting for you at Chestnut Hill. Come speak with Chanel Young Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions (phone: 215-242-7753; email: YoungC3@chc.edu to learn more about becoming a Chestnut Hill Griffin:
|Wednesday, October 5th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Thursday, Nov. 10th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Tuesday, October 25th ||Bartlett Main Lobby (Bldg #2) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
Want to find out more about why Georgian Court University is voted top friendliest college by PTK? Come and chat about their generous scholarships, beautiful suburban and historical campus, and the bridge program for transfer credit. Choose from many undergraduate programs in areas such as Art, Business, Education, Health & Exercise Science, Nursing, Social Work, and much more. Learn more by visiting Daniel Gallen on the OCC campus:
|Thursday, Sept. 15||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Friday, Oct. 7||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Friday, Oct. 21||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 2:00 pm|
|Wednesday, Nov. 2||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 2:00 pm|
|Wednesday, Nov. 23||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 2:00 pm|
|Wednesday, Dec. 7 ||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 2:00 pm|
Kean University brings you a world-class education right here in Toms River at Kean Ocean. Choose from 40+ majors and 20+ minors that will lead to in-demand employment and graduate school options. Clubs, internship opportunities, and study abroad options are all available. Come and meet with Kean Ocean and learn how you can gain the skills and credentials you need to climb higher in life at the most affordable comprehensive university in the state.
Join us every Monday! No Appointment is Needed.
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the SEB #9 Advising Suite.
Please note the following days Kean will be closed or have limited staff:
Monday, Oct. 10 – Classes held but limited office staff due to State Holiday
Tuesday, Nov. 8 – (Election Day) – Kean Closed
Friday, Nov. 11 – (Veterans Day) – Classes held but limited office staff due to State Holiday
Thursday, Nov. 24 to Nov. 27 – Kean closed for Thanksgiving recess
New Jersey City University is making it easier than ever to get your degree at exit 105 off the GSP in Monmouth County! OCC’s premier partner is offering Business degrees as 3+1 opportunities to stay on the OCC campus for the third year and then move to the Fort Monmouth campus for only one year for in-demand majors such as Business Analytics & Data Science, Accounting (3+2 Master’s degree available), Management, Marketing, Sports Management, Hospitality, & Supple Chain. Other programs may take longer but include Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Fire Science, National Security, and RN to BSN. Take advantage of NJCU’s top-ranked education by talking with Maryanne Bedford:
|Thursday, Oct. 20th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Monday, Nov. 7th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
Discover the best of Pennsylvania at a top-ranked research institution – Penn State University! PSU offers you over 275 programs across 21 campus including online where you will network with industry leaders. PSU is ranked in the top 1% in the world with 50 programs on the top 20 list nationally. As a Penn State student you will enjoy activities throughout the campus including over 1,200 student clubs/organizations! Want to learn more? Speak with Keith Eopechino, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions & Transfer Coordinator.
|Tuesday, Sept. 20th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
Pillar College offers students the opportunity for tailored education into many degrees including Chemistry, Bible Studies, Business, Education, & Psychology & Counseling. They offer a unique experience with prior learning assessment, internships, and study abroad all in North Jersey area. Accelerated degrees are available for some programs. Learn more when you meet, Samuel Pinkava, on the OCC campus!
|Wednesday, Sept. 28th||Bartlett Main Lobby (Bldg #2) 10:00am – 6:00pm|
Interested in transferring to Rider University? Rider participates in seamless transfer opportunities, scholarships, internship opportunities, and a free application. Speak to Jennifer Cook, Associate Director of Admissions to learn more. Rider University ranks on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges list and the Wall Street Journal’s Top U.S. College list as well as recognized by Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll for 6 years in a row. Rider offers 70+ majors with popular options such as business, education, film and television, sciences, psychology, and computer science:
|Thursday, Sept. 22nd||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Wednesday, October 26th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Monday, November 14th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
Speak with Clare Concannon from Rowan University about transferring to their beautiful campus in south west NJ in historic Glassboro. Rowan offers unique majors in over 85 areas and has top program in Business, Engineering Communications/Broadcast, Health & Athletic Training, Education and more.
Meet Clare and start your journey to Rowan:
|Monday, Sept. 12th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 1:00pm|
|Wednesday, Sept. 28th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 1:00pm|
|Tuesday, October 11th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm|
|Tuesday, October 25th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm|
|Wednesday, Nov. 9th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm|
|Wednesday, Nov. 16th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00 am – 1:00 pm|
Join Samantha Reilly, Sr. Assistant Director of Transfer and International Students, to discover your future at Seton Hall University. With unique and rigorous majors made for graduate school including Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Pathology, and Athletic Training as well as, Business, Diplomacy & International Relations, and more.
|Tuesday, Sept. 27th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Wednesday, Oct. 19th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 2:00pm|
|Wednesday, Sept. 7th||Student Enrollment HUB (Bldg #9) 9:30am – 3:30pm|
|Monday, Sept. 12th||SEC* Manahawkin Campus 10:00am – 3:00pm|
|Monday, Sept. 19th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 9:30am – 3:30pm|
|Wednesday, Oct. 5th||Student Enrollment HUB (Bldg #9) 9:30am – 3:30pm|
|Thursday, Oct. 13th||SEC* Manahawkin Campus 10:00am – 3:00pm|
|Thursday, Oct. 20th||Student Enrollment HUB (Bldg #9) 9:30am – 3:30pm|
|Thursday, Nov. 3rd||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 9:30 am – 3:30pm|
|Thursday, Nov. 17th||Student Enrollment HUB (Bldg #9) 9:30am – 3:30pm|
|Thursday, Dec. 1st||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 9:30am – 3:30pm|
|Thursday, Dec. 8th||SEC* Manahawkin Campus 10:00 am – 3:00 pm|
|Thursday, Dec. 15th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
*Southern Education Center
Thomas Edison State University is an online and flexible option for your Bachelor’s degree where you can transfer up to 90-credits with TESU/NJ 3+1 Pathways program. Prior learning opportunities as well as college level testing are all options to get your degree quickly and easily. There is no application fee when you earn the OCC associate degree and you will receive personalized one-on-one advising to keep you on track to finishing your academic journey. Learn more by connecting with Jay Grady, Undergraduate Recruitment Manager:
|Friday, Sept. 16th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 1:00pm|
|Wednesday, October 12th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 1:00pm|
|Tuesday, Nov. 15th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 1:00pm|
|Monday, Nov. 28th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 1:00pm|
|Tuesday, December 20th||Larson Student Ctr (Bldg #8) 10:00am – 1:00pm|
Virtual College Visits
Interested in Centenary University? Find out more about one of New Jersey’s premier private liberal arts colleges:
- Schedule a personal, virtual one-on-one meeting • Make an Appointment
Georgian Court University is Hosting Virtual Transfer Events!
Join a virtual session to learn how about transferring credits and completing your degree at Georgian Court University’s Lakewood or Hazlet location.
Learn more about transferring to Georgian Court.
Monmouth University is offering Personalized Transfer Appointments over the phone or via web meeting. Weekday and weekend appointments are available as well as evenings. Visiting www.monmouth.edu/transfertoday to schedule an appointment.
Getting more information about transferring to NJCU has never been more convenient, as we are now hosting numerous virtual informational events throughout the semester as well as Instant Decision Days and in-person or virtual tours! Whether you are looking to transfer to our main campus in Jersey City, or our new location at Fort Monmouth, we invite you to attend an event to get all of your questions answered.
NJIT one of OCC’s partner colleges will be hosting Instant Decision Day events virtually! Participants will have the $75 application fee waived.
Students can register for an appointment by visiting: https://connect.njit.edu/portal/admissions-transfer
Pace University is ready to offer you a personalize and hands-on education through professional mentorship that will build your skills and resume. Join Jordan McMahon for virtual drop in sessions to talk about transfer to Pace University in the bustling city (NYC) or the vibrant Westchester, NY with opportunities to work in fortune 500 companies and beyond. Choose from one of the following two Zoom sessions:
First Session: Thursday, 9/22/2022 – 10:00am to 2:00pm EST – Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 913 0709 6128
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In lieu of campus visits, you can connect with Rowan University remotely! Please text or call Fausto Vasquez at (856) 431-5055 to learn more about degree options, application information, and much more.
Live virtual transfer events with Q&As as well as Info Sessions for about transferring to Rowan University can help you achieve your academic goals: www.rowan.edu/transfer.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Advising and Transfer Services Office at:
to 732-255-0400 x 2982.