Priority Deadline - March 1, 2013. Applications are reviewed on a space available basis after this deadline. There is a chance a major may fill after reviewing the applications submitted by the priority deadline so you are encouraged to get your application in by the priority date.
Note: The Pre Graphic Design program AND the Pre Apparel desigin program are now full and thus closed for fall 2013. We will no longer accept applications for fall 2013. Feel free to apply to the Pre Graphic Design program for spring 2014 or the Pre Apparel Design program for fall 2014.
Final Deadline - May 15, 2013. U of M students applying for the Architecture BDA or BA should use this deadline. Students applying to the Arch BS have until May 31 to submit their admissions materials.
Priority Deadline - October 1, 2013
Landscape Design and Planning, Housing Studies, Pre Graphic Design majors ONLY. Applications are reviewed on a space available basis after this deadline. There is a chance a major may fill after reviewing the applications submitted by the priority deadline so you are encouraged to get your application in by the priority date.
Final Deadline - December 1, 2013.
Note, if you want to major in Pre Architecture, Pre Apparel Design, Pre Interior Design, or Retail Merchandising, please do NOT apply to a different major for spring term.
Visits and Advising: Please refer to our Visits and Advising Webpage for information on getting your questions answered. Refer to the Transferring Credit Web page for detailed information on how credits transfer into the U of M and into your major.
If you are transferring from outside the U of M or from CCE (non-degree), please submit:
If you are changing colleges within the U of M system or transferring to the Twin Cities campus from a coordinate campus, please submit:
If you are currently in CDes and want to apply to another CDes program (including to the BDA or to the Arch BS) OR if you are currently in CLA and want to apply to the Arch BA, please submit the following application to 107 Rapson Hall:
The following transfer admission factors are considered in the review of transfer applications:
Note: Please refer to the architecture degrees for additional admission and program information. Refer to the Application Materials section below for the proper admission materials to submit.
Notification of Admission:
Students transferring from outside the U of M (or CCE) will be notified by postal mail. Students transferring from within the U of M system will be notified via EMAIL to their U of M email account. If you don't remember how to access your U of M email account call 612-301-4357.
College of Design domestic transfer students are automatically considered for a transfer scholarship based on an overall assessment of their admissions application. International students are automatically considered for the Global Excellence Scholarship based on an overall assessment of their admissions application. Students will be notified by mail if they are offered a scholarship.
Questions? Call 612-626-3690 or fill out an inquiry form at z.umn.edu/cdesask.
Change of College/Campus Form (for students transferring from within the U of M system)
Transfer Admission Application (for students transferring from outside the
U of M or from CCE)
Transfer Admission Application Supplement (ALL transfer students must submit a Transfer Admission Application Supplement)