Transfer Academic Planning Seminar

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Transfer students with 24 or more credits who are looking for an opportunity to earn an upper-division credit while becoming more familiar with SUNY Brockport may register for GEP 300, Transfer Academic Planning Seminar (TAPS). 


  • Provide regular contact with a faculty or staff member.
  • Help student make best use of the faculty advisement system.
  • Help student develop a supportive peer group.
  • Help student navigate Blackboard, Banner and other College systems.
  • Introduce student to the services available at the Career Services Office.
  • Introduce student to the services available at the Student Learning Center.
  • Help student understand how to use the College Library.
  • Help student improve note taking, textbook reading and examination taking skills.
  • Help student manage their time.
  • Help student understand the Brockport General Education program.
  • Inform student about drop/add, withdrawal and registration policies.

Students with fewer than 24 credits are required to participate in an extended orientation to college through a one-credit course called GEP 100 Academic Planning Seminar (APS) and will be automatically registered for APS during freshmen registration.

Last Updated 9/22/22