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Linked Schools


The Linked School tab provides a detailed list of linked schools and their link status, filtering functionalities, and the ability to export to Microsoft Excel.





School Name


Lists the school name, first year term-to-last year term (optional), and corresponding FYT/LYT code (optional)

Some schools Name fields contain a brown alert triangle. This icon alerts the Transfer Specialist that the school name provided for this code does not match Transferology records via tooltip message:


Two-letter state abbreviation where the school resides

(In this screenshot, the state is listed as "SE" for Standardized Exam)

Your Code

Schools identification codes

Two codes are listed for the school according to the following format:


  • The 2-digit number before the forward slash is the source school's IDQ
  • The 4- to 6-digit number after the forward slash is the source school's ID


Two schools may NOT be mapped to the same ID.

Link Status















Categorizes the status of the linked school as Linked (populate the Linked Schools tab) or Unlinked (populate the Unknown Schools tab). Four types of links exist in Transferology:



Primary link

Transferology automatically made the linkage for the user

Identifies the FICE, IPEDS, ACT, or ATP code that identifies a school within Transferology



Secondary link

Identifies an alternate FICE, IPEDS, ACT, or ATP code that identifies a school within Transferology. A Secondary linkage is typically used where a school has both a new and an old code.

(For example, several Ohio schools have two FICE codes.)



Alias link

The school sets the linkage association themselves on the Unknown School tab

Identifies a link or association that a school has creates so that an Unknown School can be appropriately mapped and known. This occurs when a school's source_id (or sending school in TES) is not found or is different than the primary and secondary source_id of the school in Transferology. Sometimes schools use non-standard values for some or all of their source_id values; they need to set these up for their equivalencies to be loaded into Transferology.


Hidden link

Identifies that a schools should be ignored within Transferology. A Hidden linkage is different than an Unknown School because a school is self-identifying as a test school or similar and should not appear in Transferology. Hidden links, therefore, will not show up in equivalency data.

(For example, a Hidden link could also be used for an academic portfolio.)


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