Final Year Checklist - Transfer Center

Getting Ready to Transfer?

Use these suggested “to do’s” for preparing your Final Year Checklist. Attend a Getting Ready to Transfer Workshop or visit the Transfer Center for assistance!

Fall Term Transfer

Download Final Year Checklist - Fall Term Transfer (PDF).

August/September

  • Meet with your counselor to finalize transfer admissions eligibility
  • Confirm university application periods
  • Draft admission essays
  • Submit UC TAG application between September 1-30. Apply for UC TAG.
  • Attend relevant transfer workshops

October

  • Priority application filing period for Fall term to CSU campuses is October 1 - November 30. Apply at CSU Mentor.
  • Draft admission essays
  • Attend Transfer Day
  • Apply for available TAG/TAA
  • Attend relevant transfer workshops
  • Visit Preview Days & take campus tours

November

  • Priority application filing period for Fall term to UC campuses is November 1-30. Apply at UC Apply Online.
  • Attend relevant transfer workshops.
  • Visit Preview Days & take campus tours

December

  • Submit admission applications as appropriate
  • Research housing and any other resources or services you need
  • Research scholarship opportunities for next academic year
  • Develop a timeline reflecting important deadlines from present to entering the university

January

  • Update UC Application
  • Apply for available TAG/TAA
  • Submit documents as requested
  • Research/Apply for scholarships, housing, etc.

February/March

April/May

  • Research/Apply for scholarships, housing, etc.
  • Visit Open Houses & take campus tours
  • Attend admitted student receptions/events
  • Review Financial Aid Award Offer
  • Attend relevant transfer workshops
  • Take Placement exams (for CSUs)

June/July

  • Submit Student Intent to Register (SIR)
  • Request General Education (CSU or IGETC) Certification (PDF) through Ohlone's Admissions and Records
  • Request official transcripts from each college attended (high school if necessary)
  • Sign up for transfer student orientation (bring unofficial transcripts)
  • Register for classes (usually done at orientation)
  • Submit immunization records, residency forms, etc., as requested by university

Winter/Spring Term Transfers

Download Final Year Checklist - Winter/Spring Term Transfer (PDF).

January

  • Meet with your counselor to finalize transfer admissions eligibility
  • Confirm university application periods
  • Apply for available TAG/TAA
  • Develop a timeline reflecting important deadlines from present to entering the university
  • Draft admission essays

February/March

April/May

  • Visit Open Houses & take campus tours
  • Attend relevant transfer workshops
  • Meet with university representative for transfer assistance
  • Apply for available TAG/TAA

June

  • Priority application filing period for Fall term opens for CSUs. Submit admission applications.
  • Research scholarship opportunities, housing options, and any other resources or services you need for next academic year
  • Draft admission essays

July

  • Priority application filing period for Winter/Spring term opens for UCs. Submit admission applications.
  • Apply for available TAG/TAA
  • Submit documents as requested
  • Research/Apply for scholarships, housing, etc.
  • Review Financial Aid Award Offer

August

  • Priority application filing period for Fall term opens for CSUs. Submit admission applications.
  • Update UC Application
  • Research/Apply for scholarships, housing, etc.
  • Submit documents as requested.
  • Take Placement exams (for CSUs)

September/October

November/December/January

  • Submit Student Intent to Register (SIR)
  • Request General Education (CSU or IGETC) Certification (PDF) through Ohlone's Admissions and Records
  • Request official transcripts from each college attended (high school if necessary)
  • Sign up for transfer student orientation (bring unofficial transcripts)
  • Register for classes (usually done at orientation)
  • Submit immunization records, residency forms, etc., as requested by university
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