Spartan Start for Transfer Students is designed to help you successfully continue your college journey at the University of Dubuque through campus-specific training and support.

Fall 2021 Transfer Students

Welcome to the University of Dubuque family! We are excited to have you join us. Transfer students beginning classes in August 2021 will be able to choose to attend the or select a one-day program on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. The one-day Spartan Start option may also be appropriate for non-traditional students. Please complete this brief online form to let us know which option you prefer. If you're not sure which option is best for you, please contact Jaclyn Esqueda, Director of First-Year Experience, at or 563.589.3866 for assistance.

Spartan Start for Transfer Students - Tuesday, August 24, 2021  
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Check In
Light breakfast items will be available.
A.Y. McDonald Lobby, Heritage Center
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Babka Theatre, Heritage Center
9:45 a.m. -
12:45 p.m.
Educational and Campus Resource Sessions
including Charles C. Myers Library and Campus Technology.  
Various Locations
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.    Lunch
Complimentary for new transfer students.
Smeltzer Dining Hall, Peters Commons
1:45 - 3:45 p.m. Educational and Campus Resource Sessions 

Various Locations
4:00 p.m.
End times vary
by department
Meet Your Major:
Academic Department Sessions
Various Locations


Office of First Year Experience