DCB catalog 2022-24

45 Transfer of Credit to Dakota College Dakota College accepts college/university level courses recognized by the United States Department of Education from regionally accredited organizations or nationally recognized agencies. Students who have questions regarding the transfer of their credits should contact the Registrar at 701-228-5669 or dcb.registrar@dakotacollege.edu . Transfer of Credit from Dakota College Transfer of credit is always determined by the institution to which the student plans to transfer. Students who intend to transfer are strongly advised to meet with their advisor to assure their program of study is suitable for transfer to a four-year university. Students who encounter problems with transfer of Dakota College credits to another institution should contact the Registrar at 701-228-5669 or dcb.registrar@dakotacollege.edu . Transfer Credit Appeal Policy A student may appeal decisions regarding academic transfer of credit accepted at Dakota College. To appeal, complete the Transfer Credit Appeal Form, located on the Dakota College website, and submit it to the Registrar’s Office. It will be reviewed by the Registrar and Associate Dean for Academic or Student Affairs. The student will be informed, in writing, of the final decision regarding transferability of credits. A student who is not satisfied with the decision made during the campus appeal process may submit a written appeal to the office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, at the North Dakota University System, for further review. Military Credit Basic training courses are accepted in transfer as HPER 100 Concepts of Wellness and Fitness (2 semester credits) and meet the Wellness category of the general education requirements. Eligible students must submit documentation of successful completion of basic training for evaluation. The North Dakota University System (NDUS) has included more than 130 military training courses in their General Education Requirement Transfer Agreement (GERTA). Students who have completed the included military courses will be able to transfer their military education to categories such as arts and humanities, communications, science, mathematics, social science, and technology. All other military credit is evaluated using the most recent American Council on Education (ACE) guidelines. Credit may be awarded for those courses that are equivalent to courses offered at Dakota College. Transcripts Transcripts are termed either official or unofficial. Official transcripts bear the seal of the College and are issued in a sealed envelope. Official transcripts become unofficial transcripts once the sealed envelope is opened. Unofficial transcripts are marked as such. Students can print unofficial transcripts anytime via Campus Connection. To comply with privacy laws, Dakota College requires all transcript requests to be submitted electronically. There may be conditions such as unmet financial or academic General Information