Transfer Workshops Archive - Transfer Center
Transfer workshops are designed to support you through the transfer process. All currently-offered workshops are posted on the Transfer Events Calendar.
Need help with your admissions application? Not sure where to start? Do you have an admission essay or personal statement you would like someone to read? (Offered Fall)
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo require supplemental applications as part of the admissions process. Attend this workshop for one-on-one assistance with this portion of the application and present your best application for admissions. It helps if you have already begun working on your Cal Poly SLO CSUMentor application.
Topics covered: What is it? What schools use it? Tips for addressing questions within it? Individual institution deadlines, supplemental applications, forms required, procedures for those forms, where to go for assistance, etc.
Topics covered: When and where to apply? Tips before your begin. What to expect after application submission. Documents, deadlines, where to go for application assistance.
Anyone transferring to a university in Fall 2011 should attend this one-time workshop! Find out what you need to do for the remainder of your time at Ohlone to have a smooth transition to your university. (Offered Fall)
Obtain assistance with your Fall 2012 UC TAG application. You must know which UC TAG campus you qualify for and would like to TAG to prior to this workshop. Review UC TAG options and requirements.
The Transfer Center is holding a Last Minute UC TAG Application workshop so you can finish your UC TAG application and get it submitted. Students should not wait until this workshop to begin your UC TAG application. The workshop is a place for you to obtain clarification on your application, have it reviewed for completeness (not eligibility), and finish it up for submission. So, stop by anytime during the session, and bring your laptop or borrow one of ours. The Fall 2013 UC TAG application is due September 30, 2012. The application may be found at: UC Transfer Admission Planner.
Applying for Winter or Fall 2012 admission to the UC? Attend this workshop and obtain tips for addressing the two prompts on the UC application. (Offered Fall and Spring)
The International Students Club at Ohlone College would like to invite international students for a session with Counselor Mandy Yip about the UC personal statement! (Offered Fall and Spring)
Majors & Careers
Join presenters from CSU East Bay and Mills College for a session on the different career and degree opportunities in the field of early childhood education.
Fiona Tedds, Admissions Counselor for the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, is holding a special workshop on majors and careers in the field of design. If you are interested in business, marketing, computer design, graphic design, interior design, art, and fashion, join her for this session! (Offered Spring)
The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, will be hosting a session on the medical school application process, course pre-requisites, and helpful resources as you explore and plan your pathway in the field of medicine and health sciences. All future doctors and health professionals are encouraged to attend!
Unsure about your major? Ever wonder how your major relates to future careers? Attend this hands-on workshop to research majors, colleges and universities that offer your major(s), as well as occupational and salary information associated with the major(s). (Offered Fall and Spring)
Join Counselor Wayne Takakuwa and the Ohlone College Engineering Club for a session on transfer planning and university options in the engineering field. Obtain tips for researching and applying to Bay Area universities! (Offered Fall)
Attend this workshop to learn more about careers and options in nursing, including the differences between an Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's Degree in nursing, and obtain clarification about Bay Area nursing programs. (Offered Fall and Spring)
You may have submitted university admission application(s), but, have you submitted the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)? Any student who believes that he or she may need assistance in meeting the cost of attending college should apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA. Submit the FAFSA by March 2 to have access to the most amount of funds available. Please visit Financial Aid FAFSA Workshops to prepare and bring relevant documents before attending a FAFSA session. These sessions are offered by the Ohlone College Financial Aid Department. (Offered Fall and Spring)
All non-F1 transfer students (especially students in their last year at Ohlone before transferring) are highly encouraged to attend this special workshop. We know most students need help paying for college, so, before you say, “My family makes too much to qualify for financial aid,” or “I did not receive aid at Ohlone so I guess I will not receive aid after transferring,” consider attending (bring your family!) this special presentation by Dianna Wheaton, a financial aid counselor at CSU East Bay, where we will address the following:
- What is financial aid?
- What is the FAFSA? Why fill it out?
- The financial aid award. Will I know what is offered before I decide on the university to attend?
- Special notes for transfer students
- Preparing to complete the FAFSA
Wondering how you're going to pay for college after you transfer? It's never too early to plan financially! Join Victor Cheng, CFP, & Eagleview Foundation for a special series on resources and strategies in funding your college education as well as correctly utilizing financial aid, grants and endowment funding! (Offered Fall and Spring)
Note: This is a four-part series workshop. Participants are highly encouraged to attend the first session before session two, attend session two before session three, and three before four.
RSVP is required. Please email the Transfer Center with your RSVP.
Bring your lunch!
- Session 1: The FAFSA, the Profile, the EFC; and, making college selections
- Session 2: College selections and define a plan to pay for each college
- Session 3: The forms and waiting for offers and awards
- Session 4: Evaluating offers & awards and implementing a plan to pay
* This is a four-part series workshop. Participants are highly encouraged to attend the first session before session two, attend session two before session three, and three before four.
Hosted by the Ohlone Financial Aid Office, come learn how to conduct scholarship searches to help fund your education after you transfer! (Offered Fall 2008)
Student Panels & Transfer Topics
Join an Ohlone counselor for a candid discussion on the value of and considerations to take when exploring private institutions. Topics covered include:
- Differences between private and public colleges and universities
- For-profit and Non-profit institutions
- Affording a private education
- Specialty schools
- Liberal arts colleges… what are they and why might it be a good fit for me?
- Assessing for educational fit
- Debunking myths about private institutions
Come hear from alumni who have graduated from HBCUS, the Historically Black Colleges & Universitites. Find out how to tour schools in the spring or fall and the Bay Area HBCU Transfer Fairs. Bring your questions!! (Offered Spring)
…Applied to your universities? …Waiting to hear about your admissions statuses? Bring your questions to this session for a discussion on ing to the university. Topics covered:
- Making a decision on which college to attend
- Housing, transportation, services and resources
- Budgeting and money management
- Your first term at the university
The International Students Club at Ohlone College would like to invite international students and students with international coursework for a Q&A session with Counselor Mandy Yip about transferring as an international student. Bring your questions!!! (Offered Fall and Spring) Topics covered:
- General information on UC and CSU transfer requirements
- International education records
- Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
- Transfer planning resources
- Estimate cost of attendance
Luis Hernandez (veteran, Ohlone alum, UC Berkeley transfer student, and Intern for the Office of Veteran Services at the UCB campus), invites all veteran students for a session on the experience of transferring as a veteran student. He will share his tips, resources, and highlight the GI Bill's new changes and benefits for veteran students! Don't miss out on this special and unique opportunity! Bring your lunch!
UC Berkeley Student Panel
The Transfer Center and UC Berkeley's PASS invite you to the UC Berkeley Student Panel. Current UC Berkeley students will be here at Ohlone College to talk about their experiences attending UCB!
- Transferring to Cal
- Applying to Cal
- Tips for Appealing
- Student Life & Transitions
Bring your questions!!!
Are you interested in taking classes at UC Berkeley while being an Ohlone student? Attend this information session for eligibility requirements, application procedures, and considerations to make when deciding on this program. (Offered Fall and Spring)
Join Patricia Gutierrez, SJSU's Admissions Counselor, for a session on the new transfer admission requirements and how to be competitive for admission to San Jose State University. (Offered Fall 2009)
Attend this workshop to learn about the different guaranteed transfer admission opportunities. Specifically, we will go over the Associate Degree for Transfer to the CSU system, CSU Monterey Bay Transfer Admission Agreement, and UC Transfer Admission Guarantee.
Are you interested in the sciences? Do you want to gain research and teaching experience and even get paid for it? If so, join a fellow Ohlone student CURRENTLY in the program and Director Sang Lee of UC Berkeley for a session about Environmental Leadership Pathway Program and how you can benefit from it! (Offered Fall)
Robert Hickerson, UC Davis Admissions Counselor, will be presenting on UC Davis academic programs, admissions requirements, the Transfer Admission Guarantee, as well as student life and financial aid. Attend this session to learn more about UC Davis! (Offered Spring)
A UC Davis International Admissions Counselor will make a special presentation for F-1 via international students interested in transferring to UCD. Come learn about their academic programs, admissions requirements, the Transfer Admission Guarantee, student life, and opportunities or special considerations as an international transfer applicant!
Larry Blanco, UC Irvine Admissions Counselor, will be presenting on UC Irvine academic programs, admissions requirements, the Transfer Admission Guarantee, as well as student life and financial aid. Attend this session to learn more about UC Irvine!
Erica Quintor, UC San Diego Admissions Counselor, will be presenting on UC San Diego academic programs, admissions requirements, their six college system, the Transfer Admission Guarantee, as well as student life and financial aid. Attend this session to learn more about UC San Diego! (Offered Spring)
Amanda Eversmann, UCLA Representative, will be presenting on UCLA academic programs, admissions requirements, as well as student life. Attend this session to learn more about UCLA! (Offered Spring)
Jennifer Zier, UC Santa Barbara Transfer Admissions Counselor, will be presenting on UCSB academic programs, admissions requirements, the Transfer Admission Guarantee, as well as student life and financial aid. Attend this session to learn more about UC Santa Barbara!
A UC Santa Barbara Admissions Counselor will make a special presentation for F-1 via international students interested in transferring to UCSB on Transfer Day. Come learn about their academic programs, admissions requirements, the Transfer Admission Guarantee, student life, and opportunities or special considerations as an international transfer applicant!