Transfer Transition Coaches

Transfer Transition Coaches (TTC) serve as your peer-to-peer connection to the University! Your TTC is here to be your system of support. Throughout the Summer, you can expect weekly Zoom sessions, newsletters, and direct outreach from your Coaches. Learn more about your TTC by visiting the Transfer Support Directory.

Apply to be a TTC

Are you a transfer student who is looking to make a difference in the UVA community and is invested in helping the next generation of transfer students succeed? Apply to be a Transfer Transition Coach! Transfer Transition Coaches serve as peer mentors for the incoming transfer class, providing support to get new students acclimated to the University and fostering connection.

Applications are due Wednesday, March 13th

Apply Here

Position Details:

Orientation & Transition Programs seeks undergraduate Transfer Transition Coaches for Summer 2024. Transition Coaches work remotely for 20 hrs/week for 8 weeks. Coaches are expected to be available in person for Wahoo Welcome. The hourly rate of pay is $12/hr.

Transition Coach Responsibilities:

New Student Outreach & Communication

  • Create and distribute a monthly newsletter to incoming transfer students 
  • Follow up individually with incoming transfers to ensure the completion of transition tasks listed on their VisualZen student portal   
  • Host summer Zoom sessions to build community and answer questions for incoming transfer students in real time  

Transfer Student Programming

  • Plan and execute Wahoo Welcome programs for new transfer students including Welcome BBQ, Alumni Hall Breakfast, and Transfer Garden Party 
  • Collaborate with University partners to develop a fall programming calendar for transfer community

Social Media and Publicity

  • Manage and post often on the @UVAtransfers Instagram account 
  • Collect and publicize “Transfer Stories” to promote a sense of accomplishment  

Interested? Attend our info session on Monday, January 19th at 5 PM in Newcomb 177.

Applications will go live Monday, February 19th.
Questions? Contact us at [email protected].

Weekly Newsletter

Transfer Transition Success is a weekly newsletter designed with your UVA transition in mind. Check out the past newsletters from Summer 2023 below.

Summer Orientation & Wahoo Welcome

Your success matters at UVA! Let's get started by exploring what Summer Orientation & Wahoo Welcome has to offer you.