Undergraduate Admissions Transfer Articulation System Team

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Team ID: 
216
College / Administrative Unit: 
Enrollment Management and Administration
Date Started: 
January 1997
Objective: 
The Transfer Articulation System (TAS) provides access to a database of courses at other institutions that have been evaluated for transfer credit to Penn State. Initially, TAS was available via ISIS to University faculty and staff members. Today TAS lists over 198,000 evaluations from over 2,200 institutions. In 2003, access to TAS was made available on the Web. Now Penn State students who wish to take courses elsewhere as well as prospective transfer students and the general public can receive a transfer credit evaluation.
Desired Results: 

Created database containing 80,000 evaluations from 1,500 schools

Subjectivity in evaluating transfer credits decreased allowing for a more overall consistent process

Counselors now review each record in 1-2 minutes as opposed to 5-12 minutes

Name: 
Mary Adams
Members:
  • Geoffrey Harford, Sponsor
  • Mary Adams, Leader/Facilitator
  • Jean Chamberlin, Member
  • Jayne Crothers, Member
  • Steve Focht, Member
  • Anne Johnson, Member
  • Patrick Smith, Member
  • Rick Stover, Member
  • Betsy Wiser, Member