Fall 2014 Transfer Workshops and Presentations Schedule - Transfer Center

Transfer workshops and presentations are designed to support you through the transfer process. Each presentation is designed to give you the most information about a topic.  The workshop is partially interactive and helps students research information on the computer.  Browse through the topics below and select the title for detailed information. If you have any questions about a topic, please contact us.

These events are open to only Ohlone College students. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Please check this web page frequently. Unless otherwise noted, transfer workshops and presentations are held at the Fremont campus.

Application Workshops

Workshop Description: In addition to stopping by the Transfer Center during open hours for assistance, we are designating special days focused on transfer admission applications. If you are a Fall 2015 transfer applicant and had questions about your application, would like someone to read your personal statement or proofread your application before submission, or just need a space and time to work on your transfer applications, stop by!

Fall 2014 Schedule
Application Workshops
Date Time Location
Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm Transfer Center, Building 7, Third Floor Lobby
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm Transfer Center, Building 7, Third Floor Lobby
Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm Transfer Center, Building 7, Third Floor Lobby
Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm Transfer Center, Building 7, Third Floor Lobby
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm Placement Testing Center, Building 7, Second Floor
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm Placement Testing Center, Building 7, Second Floor
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm Placement Testing Center, Building 7, Second Floor
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm Placement Testing Center, Building 7, Second Floor
Monday, November 24, 2014 9:00am - 5:00pm Transfer Center, Building 7, Third Floor Lobby
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm Placement Testing Center, Building 7, Second Floor

The Common Application for Private Schools

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.

Fall 2014 Schedule
The Common Application for Private Schools
Date Time Location
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm Room 7107, Building 7, first floor

The CSU Application

Topics Covered: When and where to apply? Tips before you begin. What to expect after application submission. Documents, deadlines, where to go for application assistance.

Fall 2014 Schedule
The CSU Application
Date Time Location
Thursday, October 09, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

Exploring Private Colleges as a Transfer Option

Workshop Description: 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.

Fall 2014 Schedule
Exploring Private Colleges as a Transfer Option
Date Time Location
Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor
Friday, November 14, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

Financial Aid Basics for Transfer Students

Workshop Description: Attend this workshop to learn about financial aid as it pertains to transfer students. Topics covered include: What is financial aid and why apply for aid? Do I apply for financial aid after I’ve been admitted to the university? (The answer is no, so come find out why.) Understanding your financial aid award/package.

Fall 2014 Schedule
Financial Aid Basics for Transfer Students
Date Time Location
Monday, September 22, 2014 1:30pm - 2:30pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

How to Choose Your Major

Workshop Description: 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).

Fall 2014 Schedule
How to Choose Your Major
Date Time Location
Monday, September 15, 2014 1:00pm - 2:30pm Room 7107, Building 7, first floor
Cancelled Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm  
Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm Room 7107, Building 7, first floor

Personal Statement Workshop

Fall 2014 Schedule
Personal Statement Workshop
Date Time Location
Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

Transfer Admission Guarantee Info Session

Workshop Description: 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 and UC Transfer Admission Guarantee.

Fall 2014 Schedule
Transfer Admission Guarantees Info Session
Date Time Location
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am Room 7108, Building 7, first floor
Monday, October 13, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

UC Application Workshop and Personal Statement

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. UC Personal statement overview.
Fall 2014 Schedule
UC Application Workshop and Personal Statement
Date Time Location
Friday, October 03, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

The UC Personal Statement

Workshop Description (Fall): Applying for Fall or Spring 2015 admission to the UC? Come obtain tips for addressing the two prompts on the UC application and get a head start on the process.

Fall 2014 Schedule
The UC Personal Statement
Date Time Location
Monday, September 15, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor
Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

UC Berkeley Concurrent Enrollment

Workshop Description: 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.

Fall 2014 Schedule
UC Berkeley Concurrent Enrollment
Date Time Location
Thursday, December 04, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm Room 7102, Building 7, first floor

UC Irvine Transfer Information Session

Workshop Description: Jenny Shen, a UC Irvine student, 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!

Fall 2014 Schedule
UC Irvine Transfer Information Session
Date Time Location
Monday, September 08, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm Room 7108, Building 7, first floor

UCLA Information Session & Advising

Workshop Description: What does it really take to get into UCLA? A UCLA representative will be presenting on UCLA academic programs, admissions requirements, as well as student life and financial aid.

Fall 2014 Schedule
UCLA Information Session & Advising
Date Time Location
Friday, October 24, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am Room 3201, Building 3, second floor

UCSF Information Session

UCSF School of Medicine logo.Workshop Description: 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!

Fall 2014 Schedule
UCSF Information Session
Date Time Location
Friday, November 14, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am Room 3101, Building 3, first floor