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Transfer Partnership Programs

Pre-Admission Opportunities for students

MC students can participate in Transfer Partnership Programs, which give them benefits before applying to or enrolling at a transfer school. Visit each page to learn about the program's requirements and deadlines. Not all students will be eligible for each program. To learn more, schedule an appointment with an academic advisor using Starfish.

University of Maryland, College Park (UMD)

Maryland Transfer Advantage Program (MTAP) and the Terp Transfer Partnership (TTP)

Thinking of transferring to UMD main campus? Apply to be a member of MTAP and receive benefits such as guaranteed admission, tuition discounting and dual enrollment opportunities.

The TTP program is designed to benefit MC students who plan to transfer to a UMD Bachelor's degree program at the Universities at Shady Grove. TTP students are eligible for admission into one of the USG programs, tuition discounting, dual admission, and early access to academic advising.


Transfer Student Alliance (TSA) and Raptor to Retriever (R2R)

Transfer Student Alliance (TSA) – UMBC offers admission in the TSA Program for students intending to complete a degree at their main campus or USG Campus. Members are allowed to take coursework at UMBC at a 25% reduced UMBC tuition rate while attending MC, and participate in UMBC campus events and activities.

Raptor to Retriever (R2R) - Students interested in transferring to one of UMBC's bachelor's degree programs offered at the Universities at Shady Grove may benefit from R2R, which provides students with an application fee waiver to UMBC, priority orientation and advising, and more.

University of Baltimore

Bee Line Program

The BeeLine Dual Admission Program allows MC students to apply for and be conditionally admitted to the University of Baltimore while still pursuing their associates degree. Participation in this free program provides students the opportunity to meet with UB advisers and admission staff, to receive an ongoing pre-transfer credit evaluation, and to access various UB educational and student resources. Completion of the program guarantees admission to UB. The program applies to both main campus and the UB programs offered at the Universities at Shady Grove. Learn more at Bee Line Program.
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC)

Alliance Program

As a student at MC, you are automatically enrolled in the UMGC Alliance Program; MC students may be eligible for dual enrollment options, guaranteed admission, a completion scholarship, advising and an application fee waiver.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

Hawk Line Program

For students interested in the B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management or B.S. in Construction Management Technology by UMES at the Universities at Shady Grove, Hawk Line provides students with priority advising and guaranteed admission to the B.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management or B.S. in Construction Management Technology.
Shepherd University

Transfer Opportunity Program at Shepherd (TOPS)

Students who meet the eligibility requirements for TOPSnew window will be provided with early academic advising, tuition discounting, and priority housing opportunities at Shepherd.