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Reverse Transfer/Articulation

Make it Count

Earn your community college associate degree even if you already transferred. You earned it. You deserve it. So make it official. 

A degree is one way to show your achievements.  An associate degree — even after they’ve transferred from a community or technical college — helps build your resumé and puts you in a better position when you enter the job market.


Student Services

Did You Transfer Before Earning an Associate Degree?

Adding an associate degree to your college transcript will help build your educational resumé, document applicable job qualifications, and provide you with the benefits and options associated with earning an associate in arts degree as part of the Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA).

Eastern Washington University

Students who transferred to Eastern Washington University before earning an associate degree may be eligible to earn their degree.

Washington State University

Students who transferred to Washington State University before earning an associate degree may be eligible to earn their degree.

Western Governor's University

Students who transferred to WGU Washington before earning an associate degree may be eligible to earn their degree.

WGU-Washington Articulation Agreement

Western Washington University

Students who transferred before earning an associate degree may be eligible to earn their degree through the Western Washington University Reverse Transfer Option.

How to Earn a Reverse Transfer Degree








Here are the seven steps of the process:

  1. Participating university identifies students eligible for Reverse Transfer
  2. University notifies students of Reverse Transfer eligibility
  3. Student contacts SBCTC Student Services to start Reverse Transfer process
  4. SBCTC connects student to former community or technical college
  5. Student requests transcripts from former college
  6. College confirms with student and direct transfer agreement (DTA)
  7. College sends transcript to university



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