School Transfer Permits

Intradistrict and Interdistrict Transfer Requests 2023-24
Posted on 02/01/2023

Intradistrict & Interdistrict Transfer Requests NOW OPEN

The SMUSD transfer window is now open. Intradistrict transfer requests for students who live inside of the district boundaries, as well as Interdistrict transfer requests for students who live outside of the district boundaries, are both open now through March 24, 2023. This includes incoming siblings of current students*.

Transfer requests can be made on the San Marcos Unified School District website here through the online forms. The transfer window closes on March 24, 2023 at 5 pm.

New & Current Student Enrollment Dates:


  • NEW student enrollment opens on February 1, 2023 
  • CURRENT student residency verification opens on June 5, 2023-June 30, 2023

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*For families who have an incoming transitional kindergarten, kindergarten or new student, please submit a transfer during the open window, even if your child is not yet enrolled. When new student enrollment opens on February 1st, parents will need to enroll their student in their school of residence before the district office will consider the transfer.