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Creative Writing-Poetry

Who evaluates transfer courses?

The Creative Writing- Poetry Program Director and/or Associate Director are responsible for major course transfer decisions.



Tony Trigilio

Poetry Program Director

33 E. Congress, 520




Nicole Wilson

Associate Programs Director, Creative Writing

33 E. Congress, Suite 300 M




Student asked to bring:

Students must provide a transcript, a course description (syllabus preferred) and, if possible, a portfolio of writing samples.  The Director will evaluate this information in a meeting with the student. Out of town students can provide the information by email and the Director or Associate Director can respond by phone or email.



The Director or Associate Director will respond within 10 business days to the student's request. If the request is approved, the Director or Associate Director will submit an electronic Course Equivalency, Substitution, or Waiver Request form.  Once the electronic request is approved by the Department, an electronic copy of the form is recorded in the student’s file and sent to the Office of Degree Evaluation and to the College Advising Center.


Student will receive:

Office of Degree Evaluation evaluators will issue a new or revised Transfer Evaluation Report to the student within a week of receipt of the Course Equivalency, Substitution, and Waiver Form from the department.



Please contact the Office of Degree Evaluation

Susan Sindlinger





Revised 5/13