Transfer Application Calendar

March 1, 2019

Application deadline for transfer applicants. Your Transfer Common Application and Brown Supplement must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on this date. The other elements of your application may be received after this date.

In order to ensure a financial aid notification is available at the time of admission, students should submit both the Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and their CSS Profile by this date. Transfer applicants who are interested in applying for federal and institutional financial aid may complete both forms.


Early March 2019

If required materials are missing from your application, you will be emailed a reminder to log in to the Brown portal to view what credentials have been received and what is still missing.


Early May 2019

Transfer decisions are released online. Applicants may be admitted for either the fall 2019 semester or the spring 2020 semester. You will receive an email from Brown when your admission decision is available for viewing online.


Late May 2019

Commitment deadline for transfer applicants. Unlike other colleges, Brown has no enrollment deposit.


Mid June 2019

Final transcript deadline. Enrolling transfers for the fall 2019 and spring of 2020 must submit their final 2018-19 college transcript by this date.


September 1, 2019

Start of Orientation for transfer students entering Brown in the fall of 2019.


September 5, 2019

First day of classes for the fall 2019 semester.


January 2, 2020

Final transcript deadline for transfer students entering Brown in the spring of 2020. If you spent the fall 2019 semester studying at your previous college, or taking courses part-time at a different college or studying overseas through a Brown-sponsored program in Europe, you must submit your final fall 2019 transcript by this date.


January 18, 2020

Tentative start of Orientation for transfer students entering Brown in the spring of 2020.


January 22, 2020

First day of classes for the spring 2020 semester.

If you have admission-specific question, please email transferapp@brown.edu.