Transfer Student Checklist

⇒pdf Transfer Student Checklist


1. Activate Your Account

  • You will need: WT ID Number, Last Name, Birth Date


2. Download the DUO (Dual Authentication) app on your phone to access ALL student accounts in My Buff Portal

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  • Your WT Username is the first letter of your first name, the first letter of your last name, plus your 7-digit Buff ID
  • For login help, call WT IT at (806) 651-4357


3. Register for Transfer Student Orientation

  • In-person Transfer Registration Days: May 13 and July 18


4. Schedule an appointment with Advising & Transfer Services

  • You must make an appointment with us in order to be greenlighted to register for classes.


5. Get your Student ID (Buff Gold Card) from the Buff Gold Card Office

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  • Jack B. Kelley Student Center 118, 806-651-4653


6. Complete the Guaranteed Tuition Option

  • This must be done in order to register for classes


7. Fund your education


8. Get your Parking Pass 


9. Send your final transcripts to Admissions

*this step must be completed in order to finalize your credits and avoid a registration hold


10. Apply for Housing

*OR file an exemption with Residential Living if you will not be living on campus


11. Order your textbooks online from the University Bookstore

  • All textbook orders must be done online
  • Call for online help: (806) 651-2744


Advising & Transfer Services
Classroom Center 110
(806) 651-5300
Fax: (806) 651-5274