How do you get there?

Transfer Services

1) IDENTIFY YOUR MAJOR AND/OR CAREER INTERESTS


TIP: Check the transferability of courses before you take them!
Cick on the links below for respective transferable course lists:

2) CHOOSE TWO OR THREE COLLEGES THAT ARE RIGHT FOR YOU

  • consider
  • comparison shop
    • You wouldn't buy a car without shopping around, you should do the same with a college!
    • Use the links above to help you compare.
  • visit campuses
    • Attend a "Preview" Day.
    • Take a campus tour.
    • Talk to students attending the college in your field(s) of interest.
    • Visit classes.

 

3) FIND OUT WHAT IS REQUIRED TO APPLY TO YOUR SCHOOLS

  • Check the admission requirements.
    • GPA: minimum to apply?
    • Units: minimum? maximum?
    • General Education requirements
    • pre-major requirements
    • other required or recommended lower division courses
  • Check the admission timeline
    • Can you apply for any term or just one term?
    • When do I apply?

 

4) MAKE A TRANSFER PLAN

  • Meet with a counselor.
    • Schedule an appointment, not drop-in.
    • Do this every term until you transfer.
    • It's most helpful if you know which colleges you are considering, but even if you are unsure, you should meet with a counselor regularly.
  • Create a written Educational Plan.
    • Plan which courses to take each term.
    • Plan correct sequence of courses.
    • Then check back in with a counselor each semester for changes in requirements or timelines.

 

5) PREPARE FOR MAJOR

  • Take lower division courses required or recommended for major.
    • See www.assist.org and check with a counselor
    • Some majors have very specific requirements.

 


6) STAY ON TRACK

  • Keep your eyes on your goal.
    • Apply for admission on time.
    • Respond to requests for information.
    • Apply for financial aid and scholarships on time.
    • Study hard and get good grades - the higher your grades, the greater your chances for admission and good scholarship funding.
    • Seek help and support when you need it!

 


7) COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION

  • Make sure to have unofficial transcripts at hand.
  • If you've already transferred from one school to another, the school to which you are applying will want official transcripts from all of previous schools.
  • If you do not receive a confirmation notice from the school you applied in a timely matter, contact them.
  • Additional documents may be required (e.g. official transcripts, test scores and other support documents).

TIP: Don't miss out on transferring because of an incomplete application!

 


* COME TO THE TRANSFER CENTER AND WE WILL HELP YOU THROUGH THE WHOLE PROCESS! *

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