Tips for Transfer Students BY Transfer Students

Academic excellence is #1. Your first semester GPA at TCU is your new GPA moving forward. Get tutors, join a study group, over-prepare for exams, keep up with reading, and don’t be afraid to ask questions.

Take advantage of the First Year Experience programs like Frog Camp and Frogs First! They are great ways to meet people, have fun, and learn more about the TCU culture and what to expect. Learn more at

Get involved on campus! It is so important to get connected. There are more than 200 clubs and organizations – from academic to service – and, there’s a fit for you! Find out more at

Network! Introduce yourself to your professors, advisors, and TCU staff members. Not only are they amazing people, but they will also be your biggest advocates when it comes to finding internships, applying for leadership positions on campus and more.

Comedians, music artists, movies… whether you live on campus or commute, check out often!

Use the Transfer Center – designed just for you and open 7 days a week! This resource is located in the North Tower of the GrandMarc on West Bowie Street. There’s a microwave, fridge, computers, printers and quiet study space if you have time between classes or need to take a break! The library also has great space available, you can reserve study rooms at

Attend athletics events like TCU Football and Baseball games for FREE. Just use your student ID. Go Frogs!

Don’t forget! Your academic advisor and offices like the Center for Academic Services are excellent resources to help you navigate your journey to graduation.

Frog It Forward by supporting and connecting with fellow Frogs. Join Transfer Center efforts, lead and serve in your community! Latest news and announcements at

You are here for a purpose. Stay positive, engaged and know you are a special part of the Frog Family! #FrogforLife