Transfer Credit Evaluation

Transfer credit evaluation is performed after admission and only when official transcripts are received from regionally accredited institutions. For Advanced Placement (AP), CLEP and foreign credit evaluations and equivalencies, see the External and Foreign Credit page.

If you have not been admitted to Benedictine University Mesa, please see the Admissions Requirements.

If you have not requested that official transcripts be sent to Benedictine University Mesa, please contact the college or university you attended and request official transcripts be sent to:

Benedictine University Mesa
225 E Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

NOTE: transcripts are only considered official if sealed in the original envelope from the issuing institution.

Once you have been admitted to Benedictine University, your transcripts will be evaluated using criteria set forth by the Transfer Credit Policy. The total number of hours transferring and course equivalencies in the skills, core electives and major areas will be determined. Department chairs may be consulted when determining equivalencies in the major credit and cognate section. Syllabi may be requested for further evaluation in some cases. Please send syllabi to advisingcenter@ben.edu.

As part of the evaluation process, a major checklist specific to your declared major is created, listing only the transfer credit that applies to the requirements listed. There may be courses included in the total number of hours accepted that may not appear on your checklist simply because they do not satisfy a specific requirement. These hours will count towards the 120 semester hours required for graduation with a bachelor’s degree.

Transfer credit is then posted on your transcript according to the decisions made at the time of evaluation. Once you are registered for courses, you can view your transfer credit and the corresponding equivalencies under the “view my transfer credit report” link on MyBenU.

If additional coursework is completed after the initial transfer credit evaluation, or you have completed courses over the summer at another institution, it is important to send an updated transcript to Benedictine University so that it can be evaluated and posted accordingly. It is important to submit all updated academic information promptly since the absence of this information can affect prerequisites during registration and financial aid packaging. Hours in progress are not included in an official evaluation.

Only courses taken at Benedictine University will be included in the Benedictine grade point average (GPA). Courses taken at Benedictine University can only be retaken at Benedictine University. See the Course Repeat Policy in the University Catalog for additional information.

The Office of Transfer Credit Evaluation strives to maintain accuracy, consistency and integrity during every transfer credit evaluation, and makes every effort to research the courses completed. If you have questions regarding the transferability or equivalency of your transfer coursework, please contact us at (630) 829-1120.

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Now that you are ready to take your first steps toward becoming a Redhawk, we need some basic information from you so that an admissions counselor can reach out to you to provide the best possible responses to your inquiry and discuss requirements and next steps. Please fill out the form below or contact us at (602) 888-5500 or mesa@ben.edu.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
27
Student Orientation and Registration (S.O.A.R. Day) (Phone Only)
Mesa Branch Campus
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Event Details

Student Orientation and Registration (S.O.A.R. Day) (Phone Only)

Date: July 27

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: BenU Mesa

Contact: Brandon Willis    (602) 888-5504    bwillis@ben.edu

Event Description:

Congratulations on taking the next step towards becoming a Redhawk!

We look forward to hosting you during a visit at one of the upcoming S.O.A.R. Days. 

What is S.O.A.R.? An acronym for Student Orientation And Registration. This is BenU Mesa’s opportunity to help you manage the transition to becoming a student here before the semester begins. You will receive several pieces of information, as well as have an opportunity to meet Student Life Support Staff from across the BenU Mesa community during this visit.

What to expect:

  • Receive your class schedule and meet with an advisor to ask any questions about your academic program and learn about the advising process at BenU Mesa
  • Meet with Financial Aid and get assistance with any scholarship awards while meeting a financial aid representative. Ask any questions you may have about the financial aid process.
  • Gain access to the MyBenU web portal. This web account allows you to access your personal student portal and manage tuition, class schedule, library account, and so much more.
  • Driving a car to BenU Mesa and parking on campus? You will complete paperwork for parking.
  • SMILE! You will have your photo taken and walk away with your new Student ID card
  • Learn about important BenU Mesa resources and more…

    Click HERE to register!

Aug
15
Student Orientation and Registration (S.O.A.R. Day)
Mesa Branch Campus
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Details

Student Orientation and Registration (S.O.A.R. Day)

Date: August 15

Time: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: BenU Mesa

Contact: Brandon Willis    (602) 888-5504    bwillis@ben.edu

Event Description:

Congratulations on taking the next step towards becoming a Redhawk!

We look forward to hosting you during a visit at one of the upcoming S.O.A.R. Days. 

What is S.O.A.R.? An acronym for Student Orientation And Registration. This is BenU Mesa’s opportunity to help you manage the transition to becoming a student here before the semester begins. You will receive several pieces of information, as well as have an opportunity to meet Student Life Support Staff from across the BenU Mesa community during this visit.

What to expect:

  • Receive your class schedule and meet with an advisor to ask any questions about your academic program and learn about the advising process at BenU Mesa
  • Meet with Financial Aid and get assistance with any scholarship awards while meeting a financial aid representative. Ask any questions you may have about the financial aid process.
  • Gain access to the MyBenU web portal. This web account allows you to access your personal student portal and manage tuition, class schedule, library account, and so much more.
  • Driving a car to BenU Mesa and parking on campus? You will complete paperwork for parking.
  • SMILE! You will have your photo taken and walk away with your new Student ID card
  • Learn about important BenU Mesa resources and more…

    Click HERE to register!

Aug
23
Move in Day
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Move in Day

Date: August 23

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Location: BenU Mesa

Contact: Kevin Broeckling    (602) 888-5507    kbroeckling@ben.edu

Aug
24
New Student Orientation
Mesa Branch Campus
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Event Details

New Student Orientation

Date: August 24

Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: BenU Mesa

Contact: Kevin Broeckling    (602) 888-5507    kbroeckling@ben.edu

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