Transfer and College Completion

OCCRL conducts studies of policies, programs, and practices that support students through the transfer process and through to college completion for students.

Current Projects

The Credit When It’s Due (CWID) initiative is a national grant program designed to facilitate the implementation and improve the process of “reverse transfer” degree programs.

The Hispanic-Serving Community Colleges STEM Pipelines study endeavors to establish a richer understanding of the ways that HSCCs may affect student persistence among diverse learners and illuminate ways that these unique institutional contexts play a role in furthering educational comes for STEM students.

The Minority-Serving Community Colleges (MSCC) exploratory study is examining factors that influence student success in STEM at public community colleges that are federally designated minority-serving institutions. 

The Reverse Transfer Illinois project is an exploratory study of implementation of reverse transfer in the state of Illinois. The goal of this project is to bridge research and practice to improve transfer processes and promote positive outcomes for students.

Completed Projects