Pre-Matriculation credits are credits taken prior to enrolling in courses at SUNY New Paltz. All pre-matriculation credits must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admission prior to the midpoint of a student’s first semester at SUNY New Paltz. Official transcripts should be sent to:
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Once evaluated, the credits will appear on your progress report and internal transcript. Courses displayed as 000, 001, 002 or 003 have been accepted as elective credits and could be eligible for General Education or major course credit as follows:
Want to see how your transfer courses (including AP, IB, and CLEP) will be accepted at SUNY New Paltz?
Look up the college and course taken in the Transfer Credit Equivalencies database.
Study Abroad students can use the International Course Equivalencies database to search for courses for which an equivalency has already been established.
Typically courses brought in as 000, 001 or 002 are lower division; on occasion they may be considered for upper division credit. If you think you have a course that can be considered for upper division credit, please bring a course description to the Academic Advising Center for review.
Post-matriculation credits are credits taken off campus after you have begun your studies at SUNY New Paltz. You must get permission to take courses off campus. The Academic Advising Center is responsible for approving General Education courses and elective courses. The chair of the department of your major approves courses for your major.
To take a course off campus:
Credits, not grades, will transfer (if you earned a C- or higher) and will on appear on your New Paltz transcript and progress report once Records & Registration receives official transcripts.