2023-24 Internal Transfer Application Process

Current UIUC students who are interested in adding or transferring to a degree in the School of Music should follow the application steps and timeline outlined below. Note that first-year students can only change majors after the first year.

Important Dates

To add a music degree or transfer from another UIUC college/department to the School of Music, please be aware of the deadlines below:

  • SPRING 2024 term: Apply by October 15; Audition/Interview by November 10.
  • FALL 2024 term: Apply by March 1; Audition/Interview by March 8.

All final paperwork must be completed no later than the 10th day of the term that you wish to add the degree. Late applications for internal transfers are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. For late-application approval, please contact Thereza Lituma, at lituma2@illinois.edu. 

Application Steps

  1. Verify that you meet the minimum requirements to transfer to a music degree
  2. Complete the Supplemental Music Application. Note that Music admissions will first need to create the Music Supplement. To do this, please email Music Admissions and include the following information:
    1. Legal Name
    2. UIN
    3. Email Address
    4. Date of Birth
    5. Instrument
    6. Degree Interest (i.e., Music Performance, Music Composition, Music Technology. If you are interested in CS + Music, please see the prerequisite requirements)
    7. Current Year and Major at the University of Illinois
    8. Term you would like to transfer to (please note the timeline below)
    9. Preferred Audition Date/Method (On-Campus/Virtual)
  3. Complete the program-specific requirements for your major.
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