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Transfer Center

Vision Statement

Creating knowledge and opportunities that prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to successfully transfer to four-year institutions. Through the use of technology and one-on-one appointments, the Transfer Center delivers current transfer information and resources to all Coastline students to achieve their transfer and educational goals.

Transfer Center Video Appointment

Schedule a video appointment:
To schedule a video appointment with the Transfer Center please call the Transfer Center Office at 714-241-6171.

**A confirmation email will be sent to the email address that you provide.

Video chat with Transfer Center on Cranium Cafe

Video Appointment Software Requirements

Desktop PC and MAC Meeting Requirements:

  • The latest version of Chrome or Firefox should be used (Do not use Internet Explorer)
  • The web camera should be ready and activated
  • Computers should have a built in microphone or have a headset with microphone ready

Android and Window device Meeting Requirements:

  • Use Chrome
  • Have your web camera ready and activated
  • Have a headset with microphone ready - your cell phone headset will work great

iOS - Apple Device Meeting Requirements:

Currently iOS devices can "knock" on the door, instant chat, and schedule a meeting with their handheld device through Safari and Chrome browsers. There is no need to download and install an application. The video meeting portion of Cranium Café is not supported on iOS devices.

General Information

Location

Coastline College Center - 11460 Warner Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Located on the 3rd Floor

Transfer Services are available, by appointment only, at the Newport Beach, Westminster-Le Jao, and Garden Grove Center locations. Email the Transfer Center to request an appointment at these center locations.

Office Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm*
  • Friday - 8:30am to 12:00pm

*Appointment time after 5:00 pm available by email request.

Please note:

The Transfer Center will be closed July 4th thru the 8th, for the July 4th Holiday.

Please note:
Due to limited staffing, Transfer Center office hours may vary based on staff availability conducting workshops, fairs, and tours.

Summer Transfer Workshops on Cranium Café!

Open workshops for students to log-in from the convenience of their computers/lap tops to get help on the CSU application for Spring 2019 admission and on the UC application for Fall 2019.

Click on the meeting links per date anytime between 10:00am to 5:00pm.

CSU Application Help for Spring 2019 Admission

UC Application Open for Fall 2019 Admission

For More Information contact Helen Ward, Transfer Center Coordinator, at transfercenter@coastline.edu

Services

The Transfer Center provides a location with the following services and transfer information:

  • Coastline courses that transfer to the CSU and UC + Explore Majors through ASSIST.ORG
  • Application assistance to the CSU, UC and private institutions
  • Follow-up on supplemental applications and deadlines information
  • Career paths, explore majors, and transfer options ( www.myplan.com or EUREKA)
  • Personal statement/narrative assistance (also with writing tutors from the Student Success Center)
  • University Transfer Fair(s)
  • University Tours
  • Transfer Workshops
  • Transfer Achievement Program
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • University Representative Visits
  • Individual Appointments - in-person, by telephone or online!

Contact the Transfer Center to streamline your transition from Coastline to the CSU, UC, private institutions, and out-of-state schools. Computers are available to research and complete applications.

Contact Helen Ward at transfercenter@coastline.edu for additional information, sign-up for a workshops or meet to discuss your transfer plans.

Want to receive current transfer information, events, and activities at your fingertips?

Give us your email address and you'll be added on our Transfer Center List.

Send your email to transfercenter@coastline.edu and add Sign-Me-Up for the Transfer Center in the subject line.

Need to find out if your Coastline class will transfer to the CSU or UC? Want to explore majors to discover which field to study and career path are for you? The Transfer Center will show you how to use ASSIST.ORG, the official repository of articulation for California's public colleges and universities.

Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

EXPLORE THESE WEB SITES TO FUND YOUR COLLEGE EDUCATION AND HAVE YOUR ACADEMIC RECORD/GOAL RECOGNIZED!

Need help with the application? Get help by contacting the Transfer Center at 714-241-6171 or email transfercenter@coastline.edu

You are encouraged to apply for a Coastline Scholarship to be recognized for your academic achievement and to fund your education!

Scholarships Available for Transfer Students at the CSU's and UC's!

Economic-based Scholarships

Merit-based Scholarships

Minority-based Scholarships

  • Chicana/Latina Foundation: Awards-merit based scholarships to Latina college students valued at $1,500 each.
  • WyzAnt Scholarships: Multiple prizes ($2K, $3K, and $10k) in this essay writing contest on the topic of making an impact with your education.

Additional Scholarships

  • Cappex: Research more than $11B in Scholarships.
  • Big Future: College Board Scholarship Website
  • Fastweb: Comprehensive Financial Aid and Scholarships resource website.
  • Finance Comparison: Ways to finance college.
  • Scholarship Help: Tips on how to search for scholarships; e.g., corporations, Chambers of Commerce, Local Business Organizations, etc.
  • Scholarships.com: Another scholarship research site. This link takes you to Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Collegiate Inventors Competition: Got an idea or invention? Scholarship open to college students who are working as a team with an instructor.
  • Education Corner: A research site for scholarships and tips on how to finance your college education.

Personal Income Tax Tips for Scholarship Recipients

University Tours

How do you know which school is a good fit for you? Take an opportunity to visit a university campus, walk around, and meet with former transfer students to learn from their experiences. Tours and transportation are free for currently enrolled Coastline students.

University Tours - Spring 2018

University Date GWC Bus Pick-up OCC Bus Pick-up GWC Return OCC Return
San Diego State Sat. March 177:00am 7:15am 4:00pm 3:30pm
CSU Long Beach Fri. March 238:15am 8:00am 1:30pm 2:00pm
CSU Fullerton Sat. April 147:30am 7:15am 2:00pm 2:30pm
USC Fri. April 209:15am 9:00am 3:30pm 4:00pm
UC Irvine Sat. April 218:30am 8:45am 3:00pm 2:30pm
UCLA Fri. April 277:15am 6:45am 5:30pm 6:00pm
UC San Diego Sat. May 5 7:00am 7:15am 4:00pm 3:30pm

Bus pick-ups will take place at the following locations:

Parking permits are required for campus parking.

  • A Student District Parking permit is valid at Coastline, Golden West, and Orange Coast Colleges.
  • Students who do not have a parking permit will be able to purchase a One-Day Parking Pass from the parking kiosk located within the parking area.

University Tour Online Registration Form.

For additional information, please contact the Transfer Center at transfercenter@coastline.edu.

California State University Timelines and Information

California's State University is a leader in high-quality, accessible, student-focused higher education. With 23 campuses, 460,000 students, and 47,000 faculty and staff, they are the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country. Find a CSU that is right for you!

To see where these campuses are located, go to the Map of Campus Locations.

Congratulations to our Coastline students who are transferring to a CSU in Fall 2017!

Information for CSU Applicants

CSU 2017 - 2018 Dates and Deadlines

Date Description
2/10/2018 If admitted, unofficial Final Grade Cards or Unofficial Transcripts for Fall 2017 courses.
2/13/2018 Application Fee (if submitted by check or money order).
2/17/2018 Final Official College Transcripts with grades through Fall 2017.
3/2/2018 Transfer Degree (AA-T or AS-T) Official Transcript with Degree Posted
3/16/2018 All transcripts with grades through Fall 2017.
4/1/2018 CSUFTransfer Degree Verification Form of AA-T or AS-T (in-progress or completed).
6/1/2018 CSUFAccepting Admission and Enrollment Deposit. (Applicants admitted after May 15th have two weeks from the date of admission, printed on the admit letter, to accept their admission offer).
6/24/2018 Unofficial Final Grade Cards or Unofficial Transcripts (Winter and Spring courses in progress).
7/15/2018 All official transcripts with grades through Spring 2018.
7/15/2018 Unofficial Final Grade Cards or Unofficial Transcripts (Spring courses in progress) for colleges with late Spring terms.

How to Apply to the California State University

CSU 2017 - 2018 Application Dates and Deadlines

Date Description
June 1 - June 30, 2017

Winter 2018 Applications for QUARTER ONLY CSU schools

All 23 CSUs will be on the semester system by 2019

August 1 - August 31, 2017 Spring 2018 Applications Filing Period
October 1 - Nov 30, 2017 Fall 2018 Applications Filing Period
November 30, 2017 CSU Application Deadline for Fall 2018
December 2017 Check Email for Important CSU Messages
January-February 2018 Complete Supplemental Applications for Transfers for Fall 2018
February - March 2018 CSU admissions sent. Transcripts must be submitted to confirm admission/waitlist offers for Fall 2018.
June 1, 2018 Intent to Enroll deadline and Enrollment Deposit deadline for Fall 2018.

University of California Timelines and Information

There are 9 UCs Campuses throughout California. With nine choices available, consider geographical location, tempos, and personalities in addition to what you want scholastically.

Useful Tools to Help You Best Plan for UC Transfer

  • UC Pathways: 10 popular majors and set of courses you can take at any community college to prepare for your major.
  • UC TAP Tool: For use by students transferring from the community colleges to enter their coursework (completed and planned) from the very beginning of their college careers, or at any point when they decide to transfer to a UC campus.
  • Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG): Receive early review of your academic records, early admission notification and specific guidance about major preparation and general education coursework. TAG applications are due September 30 and application is for TAG at one campus. See your academic counselor to get TAG on your Student Education Plan and Degree Works.
  • My Plan: Find out what career your major will prepare you for. Website also has links to various degree programs and is useful for college planning.

Information for UC Applicants

UC 2017 - 2018 Dates and Deadlines

Date Description
1/1/2018 Filing period for FAFSA and Cal Grant Verification Form opens for applicants to all terms (filing period open through March 2). Apply for UC and UC Department Scholarships! Early January - Online application update opens for transfer applicants to report final fall grades and in-progress or planned coursework (open through January 31).
3/1/2018 Notification of Fall 2018 admission decisions begins.
3/2/2018 Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.
3/31/2018 Notification of Fall 2018 admission decisions for freshman applicants is complete.
5/1/2018 Deadline for admitted freshmen to submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR). Notification of Fall 2018 admission decisions for transfer applicants is complete.
6/1/2018 Deadline for admitted transfer students to submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR).
7/1/2018 Final official transcripts due at campus admissions office for students admitted for Fall 2018.

How to Apply to the University of California

UC 2017 - 2018 Application Dates and Deadlines

Date Description
August 1, 2017 Get a head start! UC Application is available starting August 1 at Online UC application for Fall 2018. Changes to the UC application: Personal insight questions for Transfer Students: One required question that must be answered and three out of seven additional questions. Each response has a maximum of 350 words. "What do you want UC to know about you?"
November 1-30, 2017 Application submission period for Fall 2018
November 30, 2017 Application deadline date for Fall 2018 admission
January 1, 2018 Filing period for FAFSA and Cal Grant Verification Form opens for applicants to all terms (filing period open through March 2). Early January - Online application update opens for transfer applicants to report final fall grades and in-process or planned coursework (open through January 31)
March 1, 2018 Notification of Fall 2018 admissions decisions begins.
March 2, 2018 Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.
May 1, 2018 Notification of Fall 2018 admission decisions for transfer applicants is complete.
June 1, 2018 Deadline for admitted transfer students to submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR).
July 1, 2018 Final official transcripts due at campus admissions office for students admitted in Fall 2018.

Private CA Institutions and Out-of-State Schools

Tip:
Begin the Common Application early to request Letters of Recommendation from instructors, counselors, advisors, and anyone who knows your education and career goals. Complete the Common Application early to qualify for scholarship and financial aid opportunities. Check the private institution web page for financial aid, scholarships, and application submission deadlines.

Our data shows that 50% of Coastline students transfer to California Private Institutions and Out-of-State Schools. Our students are moving forward!

Popular California Private Schools

Popular Out-of-State Schools

Completing the Common Application

To transfer to USC, Pepperdine University or Chapman University, students will complete the Common Application.

The Transfer Center provides help and guidance on completing the Common Application and personal statement(s).

Transferring to a medical school, physician assistant program, pharmacy program or out-of-state school? The Transfer Center will provide guidance and help on completing applications and review of personal statements and essays.

Common Application Workshops and one-on-one help available throughout the academic year. Contact the Transfer Center at transfercenter@coastline.edu

Tip:
Begin the Common Application early to request Letters of Recommendation from instructors, counselors, advisors, and anyone who knows you education and career goals. Complete the Common Application early to qualify for scholarship and financial aid opportunities. Check the private institution web page for financial aid, scholarships, and application submission deadlines.

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