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Transfer Credit Approval


This form is only for undergraduate CSH students who plan to take course(s) at another institution. (e.g. summer courses at a community college or a non-DePaul study abroad program). If you plan to transfer credit from courses taken at an institution in the U.S., return the completed form to

Supplemental transfer credit approval requests usually take approximately three weeks to process; some take longer. Requests submitted during peak registration times may experience a delay in processing. Please plan accordingly.

 Policies and guidelines regarding supplemental transfer credit

  • The supplemental transfer credit form is a pre-approval request that applies to courses you have not yet taken. If you have already taken courses and want to request credit at DePaul, contact your advisor.
  • Upon completion of the approved courses, official transcripts should be sent to DePaul University, Office of Admission, 1 East Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604.
  • A maximum of 132.0 quarter hours of transfer credit will be applicable to any undergraduate degree, including courses taken at two-year and other four-year institutions, credit by examination (i.e. AP, CLEP, IB, A& A/S Level), and ACE military credit.
    • Of these 132.0 quarter hours, a combined maximum of 99.0 quarter hours earned at a two- year institution, through credit by examination, and ACE military credit (18.0 quarter hours max) may be applied to any undergraduate degree.

      Students must also abide by the University and major residency requirements, which states that the last 60 quarter hours earned toward the degree and at least 50% of major/minor courses must be completed at DePaul University.
  • Completion of this form does not guarantee the transfer of credit or course applicability to degree requirements.

 For students transferring credit from a non-DePaul study abroad program

  • See for a detailed explanation of the transfer credit process for non-DePaul study abroad programs.
  • Students interested in studying abroad in a non-DePaul program should complete an online application through the Study Abroad office by these deadlines: Spring Semester (DePaul Winter & Spring Quarters): October 15 and Summer, Fall, Academic Year Programs: May 1. DePaul accepts transfer credit only from accredited U.S. and international institutions

Supplemental Transfer Credit Approval Form 11.30.23.pdf