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.

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:Legal Name
    • UIN
    • Email Address
    • Date of Birth
    • Instrument
    • Degree Interest (i.e., Music Performance, Music Composition, Music Technology. If you are interested in CS + Music, please see the prerequisite requirements)
    • Current Year and Major at the University of Illinois
    • Term you would like to transfer to (please note the timeline below)
  3. Complete the program specific requirements for your major.

Please be sure to review the Dates and Deadlines to add or change your major.

Important Dates

To add a music degree for the following terms follow the deadlines below:

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

*All final paperwork must be completed no later than the 10th day of the term that you wish to add the degree

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