Information for Faculty & Staff - Transfer Day 2017 Tuesday, September 26, 2017

You never know, you might be the one to inspire that student to attend a university!

Students need to know that Ohlone faculty and staff believe in them and want to see them succeed. Transferring and earning their bachelor's degree is one of the ways our students can achieve success.


Check out the Questions & Answers below for details about Transfer Day and the ways you can encourage students to attend this event so they can see if transfer is the right choice for them!

Q. What is Transfer Day?

Transfer Day is the annual college fair for current Ohlone College students. Over 40 colleges and universities across the U.S. representing various programs attend Transfer Day so you can gather information about academic programs, admission requirements, and student life.

Q. When and where is Transfer Day?

Transfer Day 2017 is on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the Newark Center!

Transfer Day 2017 Schedule
Time Activity Location
10:00am - 12:30pm Information Fair First floor lobby
1:00pm - 3:00pm UC Los Angeles Information Session and Advising NC-1317
1:00pm - 3:00pm UC San Diego Information Session and Advising NC-1222
1:00pm - 3:00pm UC Santa Barbara Information Session and Advising NC-2308
2:30pm - 3:30pm Gallaudet University Information Session and Advising Fremont Campus, Building 7, Room 7108

Additional transfer workshops occur throughout the year covering a wide variety of topics! Visit Transfer Workshops for the full schedule!

Q. How can I support Transfer Day?

  • On Tuesdays…

    … wear t-shirts (Yes, We Love T-Shirt Tuesdays!) with a university logo in September, and especially on Transfer Day!

  • Make an Announcement…

    …or invite a Transfer Center staff/volunteer to visit your class and give the pitch! Contact the Transfer Center at

  • Take 5…

    … or 10 minutes to share about your own university and/or transfer experience.

  • Prepare Your Students…

    … to get the most out of Transfer Day.

    Help them understand essential questions to ask with regards to programs in your field. A list of Suggested Questions to Ask (PDF) is available to you as a tool; coach them on making a good first impression; point out the students' Transfer Day web page, which they can use to prepare for Transfer Day; encourage them to have fun and attend Transfer Day even if they may not know to where to transfer.

  • Bring Your Class

    … to Transfer Day or offer extra credit for an oral presentation on their findings from the day.

  • Volunteer…

    … Flex Credit is available! Contact the Transfer Center at

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