University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Interested in Transferring to ACES?

If your passion is in feeding the world, growing the economy, enriching youth, improving health or protecting the environment, ACES has a program for you!

Depending on your chosen major, core courses required for transfer into the College of ACES will vary. Please see below for additional details.

Application Dates and Deadlines


Filing Period: 9/1–10/15 
Admission Decision: By mid-December 


Priority Filing Period: 12/15–2/1* 
Final Application Deadline: 3/1 
Admission Decision: By mid-April at the latest
* Applicants to more competitive programs may receive priority by applying before the February 1 deadline.

Apply online or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at or by phone, 217-333-0302.


Transfer Handbook

Follow the required and recommended course sequences listed in our handbook for each major in ACES.

Transfer course equivalencies help you determine what courses transfer to Illinois, while planning guides show you how your transfer credit can be used in an ACES program of study.

Illinois Community College Articulation Guides

These guides give a quick overview of course and GPA requirements at the Illinois community colleges.