Students who transfer to UGA must follow transfer admissions procedures for the University of Georgia. Transfer applicants do not need to be admitted to the University of Georgia before applying to the Morehead Honors College. However, any offers of Honors acceptance will not be finalized and released until the applicant has received admission to the University of Georgia.

To be eligible for Honors, you must have completed at least 30 hours of transferable credit and must have at least a 3.8 transfer GPA, as calculated by the UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Transfer acceptances will be determined on a space-available basis.

As a transfer student, you must apply to the Morehead Honors College concurrently with your general UGA admissions application, prior to your first term at the University of Georgia. Complete transfer applications must be received no later than 5 pm Eastern Time the following deadlines:

  • Summer semester: March 1
  • Fall semester: March 1
  • Spring semester: August 15

Letter of Recommendation

The Morehead Honors College transfer application requires a letter of recommendation from one of your college instructors. You will be prompted to enter the name and official college/university email address of your recommender when filling out your application in InfoReady. Please be sure to follow the instructions for this portion of the application carefully, and please be mindful that the Morehead Honors College will not contact instructors to obtain a letter of recommendation on your behalf if one is not received by the application due date.

Once a letter of recommendation request is sent from your application, your instructor will receive the request via an email from

Browser Compatibility

Letter writers and applicants should access InfoReady from a desktop computer or laptop rather than a mobile device. InfoReady is most compatible with Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. We encourage any instructors or applicants who are experiencing technical issues while accessing InfoReady from Safari to switch browsers.

Creating an InfoReady Account

To begin an Honors application, transfer applicants must first create an InfoReady account. To create an account, follow these steps:

  • Navigate to the appropriate application below.
  • Once you are on the application details page, click “Apply.”
  • On the login page, scroll down and click the “Register” button at the bottom of the “Login for Others Users” section.
  • Create an account by entering your name, email, and a password. Check the CAPTCHA, and click “Create Account.”
  • Check your inbox for an email (“Limited Submissions”).
  • Open the email, and click the “Confirm Account” button.
  • Your account is now created. You should now be logged in and can apply by navigating back to this application and clicking “Apply.”
  • Important: To log back in to InfoReady later, use the “Login for Others Users” section, not the “University of Georgia Login.”


  • The spring semester application, due August 15, will be available in early summer.

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Our calendar includes upcoming information sessions, external scholarship application deadlines, lunchbox lectures, book discussions, important semester dates, and events for our alumni and friends, among other items.

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