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Upcoming Spring and Fall 2024 Transfer Application Deadlines:

July 1 - 31, 2023: Winter/Spring 2024 Application Deadline for UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC Santa Cruz: Apply during this period to start at one of these three UCs for Winter/Spring 2024 (January 2024).  You will have to have 60 UC Transferable units, major preparation, 7-course pattern completed by end of Fall 2023 semester.

August 1 - 31, 2023: Spring 2024 Application Period for California State University (CSU) System: GREAT NEWS!!! Almost all of the CSUs are accepting Spring 2024 transfers this year (except for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo).  If you will reach 60 units by the end of Fall 2023 and have completed your Golden Four classes by Summer 2023 (for most CSUs), consider applying at http://www.calstate.edu/apply!

September 1 - 30, 2023: UC Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) Deadline for UCSB, UCI, UCSC, UCM, UCR, UCD: If you meet the minimum UC units and GPA requirements, you may be eligible for the UC TAG program.  Please go through this checklist to see if you qualify:

October 1 - November 30, 2023: CSU and UC Application Period: If you will have at least 60 transferable units, general education, and major preparation completed by the end of Spring 2024 semester, this is the period you will want to apply (1 year in advance).  CSUs do not require personal essays, but UCs will require answers to four personal insight questions.

January 1 - 31, 2024: UC Transfer Academic Update (TAU) and CSU Application Fall Grade Updates: It is mandatory during January to go back into your CSU and/or UC application account and update your fall 2023 grades and your updated winter/spring 2024 planned/registered courses.  If you miss this January 31st deadine, you are at risk of getting denied.

February 15, 2024: Deadline to Send Official Transcripts from all Colleges with your Fall 2023 grades and Winter/Spring 2024 Registered Courses and CollegeBoard AP Score Report (If you passed AP exams) Sent to CSUN 

March - April 2024: Begin Receiving Admission Decisions from Four-Year Universities 

May 1, 2024: Student Intent to Register (SIR) Deadline for CSUs

June 1, 2024: Student Intent to Register (SIR) Deadline for UCs

Private and Out-of-State Universities like USC, LMU, Biola, etc. will have their own Admission deadlines... usually Fall 2024 Application Deadlines are in February/March 2024.  Please check with Counseling or the respective private university website.

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Transfer Workshops

  • Transfer 101
  • I've Been Admitted, Next Steps
  • I've Been Denied, Next Steps
  • Common Application
  • UC Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
  • CSU Application
  • UC Application
  • UC Personal Inquiry Questions

 

  • Transfer 101 Workshop: This workshop will discuss important information for students who are interested in transferring to four-year universities.  It will detail what the admission requirements are, what are some of the things you need to consider when choosing a four-year university and what are some key recommendations to ensure you transfer successfully.  This workshop is designed for students who want to learn more about the four systems of higher education in CA, out-of-state university options, and when you should apply.

    DATE TIME LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    Thursday, September 28 10:30am - 12:00pm Online Anh Nguyen
    Tuesday, October 3 2:30pm - 4:00pm CCSS -102 (In Person)  Canyon Country Campus Liz Shaker
    Monday, October 9 10:00am - 11:30am Online Anh Nguyen
     

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    UC TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee):  Why be uncertain about admissions when you can have guaranteed admission?  This workshop is for students who will be applying for admissions to UC schools for fall 2024.  Topics will include:

    • UC TAG-specific requirements by campus
    • Who is eligible to submit a TAG application
    • Review the timeline and how to access the application
    • TAG benefits

    Additional dates TBD

     

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    I've Been Admitted, Next Steps:  This workshop provides information to students who have been admitted to a College or university and will discuss specific steps to consider before committing or submitting the student intention to register.  It will also discuss important deadlines for recently admitted students and how to deal to transition into the new school.

    Additonal Dates TBD
     

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    I've Been Denied, Next Steps:  This workshop is designed to help students  who were denied admissions from a four-year University.  We will discuss what you need to know, what action you can take and whether you should appeal the decision.  We will also provide guidelines on what steps you can take in the future.

    Additonal Dates TBD
     

    Exploring CA Private and Out-of-State University Options (Common Application): This workshop will walk you through the Common Application process.  This workshop will also provide you general tips and strategies when applying to private and out-of-state universities that do not use Common Application.

    DATE TIME LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    Tuesday, October 10 10:00am - 11:30 am Online or In Person (Room TLC-160) Alisha Kaminsky
    Thursday, October 26 10:00am - 11:30am  Online or In Person (Room TLC-161) Alisha Kaminsky
    Tuesday, November 7 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    CCSS -102 (In Person)  Canyon Country Campus or ONLINE

    Liz Shaker
    Monday November 13 10:00am - 11:30am  Online Alisha Kaminsky


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    Am I Eligible to Transfer for Spring 2024?: Did you know that there are out-of-state and private schools and a number of CSUs and UCs (UCSC, UCM, UCR) that accept Spring 2024?  The Spring 2024 Application has a shorter timeline and specific requirements depending on the campus.  This workshop will help you identify if you may be able to transfer mid-year rather than the Fall semester!

    Additonal Dates TBD

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    Financing Your Transfer Education Workshop:  Transferring to a 4-year university can sound expensive!  Learn how to transfer your financial aid to your new school and learn how to figure out the true cost of your transfer school while discovering various ways to cover those expenses.

    Additonal Dates TBD


    Honors/TAP & TAG Benefits:  This workshop is design for students who might be interested in learning more about how to increase their chances of admissions into UCLA and other UC’s. Students will learn about TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee) to one of the participating UC Campuses. We will review the Honors Program Requirements and benefits, the Transfer Alliance Program (TAP) and the UC TAG requirements. If you are planning to transfer to a UC campus, you will learn how these programs can increase your chances of admissions.


    Additonal Dates TBD
     

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    Honors Orientation:  This workshop is design for students who are part of the Honors Program or would like to learn more about the Honors program. We will review the specific Honors Program requirements and the Honors Contract. We will also discuss the requirements and benefits of TAP (Transfer Alliance Program).


    Additonal Dates TBD

     

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    CSU Application Workshop:  This workshop is designed for students who will be submitting their CSU Admissions Application for fall 2024.  The workshop will go over each sections of the application, beginning with how to create an account and will cover the different parts of the application and specific recommendations.  Students will have a chance to ask questions as well.

    DATE TIME LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    Tuesday, October 3 1:00pm - 2:30pm Online Julie Hovden
    Monday, October 9 11:00am - 12:30pm CCSS -102 (In Person)  Canyon Country Campus or ONLINE Liz Shaker
    Wednesday, October 11 1:00pm - 2:30pm Online Susan Ling
    Monday, October 16 9:00am - 10:30am Online Anh Nguyen
    Thursday, October 19 10:00am - 11:30am In Person (Room TLC-160) Julie Hovden
    Thursday, October 26 10:30am - 12:00pm Online Anh Nguyen
    Monday, November 13 10:00am - 11:30am Online Susan Ling 
    Tuesday, November 21 2:00pm - 3:30pm In Person (Room TLC-160) Julie Hovden


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    UC Application: 
    This workshop is designed for student who will be submitting a UC Admissions Application for fall 2024.  The workshop will go over every section of the application, beginning with how created an account and the different parts of the application, including specific.

    DATE TIME LOCATION INTRUCTOR
    Wednesday, October 4 1:00pm - 2:30pm Online Susan Ling 
    Wednesday, October 18 3:00pm - 4:30pm Online Susan Ling 
    Thursday, October 19 12:00 - 1:30 pm CCSS -102 (In Person)  Canyon Country Campus or ONLINE Liz Shaker
    Wednesday, November 1  10:00am - 11:30am Online Julie Hovden
    Monday, November 13 11:00am - 12:30 pm CCSS -102 (In Person)  Canyon Country Campus or ONLINE Liz Shaker



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    UC Personal Insight Questions: 
    This workshop will review and go over the Personal Inquiry Questions.  The facilitator will go over specific suggestions and recommendations.  We will go over examples of strong and weak essays. This workshop will also cover general strategies regarding your personal statements for other universities that may require it.

    DATE TIME LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
    Tuesday, October 24 10:00am - 11:30 am CCSS -102 (In Person)  Canyon Country Campus or ONLINE Liz Shaker
    Wednesday, November 8 3:00pm - 4:30pm Online Susan Ling
    Wed., November 15 1:00pm - 2:30pm Online Susan Ling



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    Application Open Labs

    DATE TIME LOCATION FACILITATOR
    Thursday, December 7 10:00am - 12:00pm Online Zoom Link Connie Cruz
    Thursday, December 7 2:00pm - 4:00pm Online Zoom Link Connie Cruz
    Thurs., December 14 10:00am - 12:00pm Online Zoom Link Connie Cruz
    Thurs., December 14 2:00pm - 4:00pm Online Zoom Link Connie Cruz
    Tuesday, January 9 10:00am - 1:00pm

    TLC-160

    Diane Solomon
    Wed., January 10 10:00am - 1:00pm

    TLC-160

    Diane Solomon
    Fri., January 19 9:00am - 12:00pm

    CCSS-122
    Canyon Country Campus

    Liz Shaker
    Monday, January 22 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    TLC-160

    Diane Solomon
    Thursday, January 25 1:00pm - 4:00pm

    TLC-160

    Diane Solomon

     

  • Meet with the UC Santa Barbara Transfer Admission Counselor: Chanyce Rose

    Meet with UC Santa Cruz Transfer Admission Counselor: Christopher Ramos


College Representative Meetings

Meet with a college admissions representative from UC, CSU, and private universities.

COC University Center Programs

Resources for transfer to a bachelor's degree program offered through the University Center.

California State University (CSU)

Resources for transfer to the California State University system.

University of California (UC)

Resources for transfer to the University of California system.

Private

Articulation agreements between College of the Canyons and private colleges and universities.

Out-of-State

Articulation agreements between College of the Canyons and out-of-state colleges and universities, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).