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Transfer | Spartan Springboard

Students in a classroom.

Whether you've taken one class or have a handful of credits, Spartan Springboard is your opportunity to make sure your academic career at D'Youville starts off strong.

Each year transfer students come to D'Youville for a wide range of reasons: a change of program or career, a desire for student-focused education designed for their success, a return to higher education after a break. Regardless of the reason, we're here to ensure you are successful and that starts with Spartan Springboard. 

At Spartan Springboard, you'll meet your fellow students, talk to alumni and current students who've been in your situation, and explore all the resources at D'Youville designed to make your experience rewarding.

A student talks with an advisor.
At D'Youville, you'll find answers to your questions in our two, centrally-located student centers.


  • Meet with faculty and staff, bond with fellow students and alumni, and learn more about D'Youville and our home in Buffalo's West Side neighborhood.
  • Learn what it means to be a part of the D'Youville community from current students and alumni.
  • Get an introduction to the technology and resources here to ensure you are successful.
  • Get fast answers to your questions, like where to park, how to get a parking pass, and more.
  • Learn about financial aid options available to you and how to apply. 

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020

How to Register

You'll receive an invitation to attend via e-mail and print mail, in April (if you're starting in the fall semester). If your start date is spring semester, expect to attend an orientation in January.

Your invitation to Spartan Springboard will have all the information you'll need to know on how to register for your session. Watch for your invitation, then reserve your spot right away.

Register (January 15)

Special Accommodations

If you require special accommodations or information on accessible entrances and pathways, let us know by calling 716-829-8199.

Parent & Freshmen

Find details and register for the parent or freshmen student Spartan Springboard events.

 Springboard Overview

Learn everything you need to know regarding health documentation, scheduling, maps, and check-in.