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Transfer Center Information

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

SAVE the DATE!

2016 Fall Transfer Fair
Thursday, September 8
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Newport Beach Center
1515 Monrovia Street in Newport Beach

Explore Your Educational Options
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Summer 2016 Transfer Workshops

Ready to transfer to a CSU in Spring 2017? Attend a CSU Application Workshop to help you navigate the pages and best complete the application on-time! The CSU Application for Spring 2017 admission is available August 1-31, 2016.

Transferring to a UC in Fall 2017? The UC Application opens August 1 to begin the comprehensive application process. Attend "Starting the UC Application" to learn of changes to the UC application and how best to prepare and complete for submission November 1-30, 2016.

  • Transfer Ready 101 – From Coastline to a 4-Year University
  • Completing the UC and Common Application
  • Completing the CSU Application – Planning to transfer to a CSU in Spring 2017? You need this workshop.
  • Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG, AS-T, and AA-T)
  • What and How to Use ASSIST.ORG

Sign up for the Summer 2016 Transfer Workshops today!


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.

Special Needs-based Scholarships

Additional Scholarships

Personal Income Tax Tips for Scholarship Recipients

University Tours

University Tours will resume in Fall 2016.

During the summer months, we encourage students to take a "virtual tour" or go on their own to a local university.

To get you started, here are a few universities that offer Virtual Tours:

Most schools will schedule individual tours and have information on their websites:

Generally, the CSU's will conduct on-site tours. Most schools will have a limited tour schedule during the summer and resume more tours in the fall and spring. Here is an example:

If you are interested in visiting a school on your own, please go back to the Transfer Center's main page.

Here's a research exercise for you!

Under the UC, CSU, and CA Private University tabs you will find links to these campuses. Each campus has an area dedicated to Campus Visits and Tours. See which UC, CSU, or CA Private University offers a tour suited to your schedule.

Fall 2016 University Tours will be posted here in mid-September.

You can also email us to receive monthly Transfer Center emails.

Email transfercenter@coastline.edu and type "Add My Email" in the Subject Line.

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.

What happens next? Check your email often. Visit CSUMentor. Select application type, 'undergraduate' and enrollment term, Fall 2016, then submit. Find the school you applied and view information under "Campus Notice for Transfers."

CSU 2016 - 2017 Dates and Deadlines
DateDescription
2/10/2017 If admitted, unofficial Final Grade Cards or Unofficial Transcripts for Fall 2015 courses.
2/13/2017 Application Fee (if submitted by check or money order).
2/17/2017 Final Official College Transcripts with grades through Fall 2015.
3/2/2017 Transfer Degree (AA-T or AS-T) Official Transcript with Degree Posted
3/16/2017 All transcripts with grades through Fall 2016.
4/1/2017 Transfer Degree Verification Form of AA-T or AS-T (in-progress or completed).
6/1/2016 Accepting 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).
6/24/2016 Unofficial Final Grade Cards or Unofficial Transcripts (Winter and Spring courses in progress).
7/15/2016 All official transcripts with grades through Spring 2016.
7/15/2016 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

To apply to a CSU campus, go to CSU Mentor.

CSU 2016 - 2017 Application Dates and Deadlines
DateDescription
June 1 - June 30, 2016 Winter 2017 Applications for QUARTER ONLY CSU schools
August 1 - August 31, 2016 Spring 2017 Applications Filing Period
October 1 - Nov 30, 2016 Fall 2017 Applications Filing Period
November 30, 2016 CSU Application Deadline for Fall 2017
December 2016 Check Email for Important CSU Messages
January - February 2017 Complete Supplemental Applications for Transfers for Fall 2017
February - March 2017 CSU admissions sent. Transcripts must be submitted to confirm admission/waitlist offers for Fall 2017.
June 1, 2017 Intent to Enroll deadline and Enrollment Deposit deadline for Fall 2017.

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 2016 - 2017 Dates and Deadlines
DateDescription
1/1/2017 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).
3/1/2017 Notification of Fall 2016 admission decisions begins.
3/2/2017 Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.
3/31/2017 Notification of Fall 2016 admission decisions for freshman applicants is complete.
5/1/2017 Deadline for admitted freshmen to submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR).
Notification of Fall 2016 admission decisions for transfer applicants is complete.
6/1/2016 Deadline for admitted transfer students to submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR).
7/1/2016 Final official transcripts due at campus admissions office for students admitted for Fall 2016.
How to Apply to the University of California
UC 2016 - 2017 Application Dates and Deadlines
DateDescription
August 1, 2016 Get a head start! UC Application is available starting August 1 at Online UC application for Fall 2017. 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, 2016 Application submission period for Fall 2017
November 30, 2016 Application deadline date for Fall 2017 admission
January 1, 2017 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, 2017 Notification of Fall 2017 admissions decisions begins.
March 2, 2017 Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.
May 1, 2017 Notification of Fall 2017 admission decisions for transfer applicants is complete.
June 1, 2017 Deadline for admitted transfer students to submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR).
July 1, 2017 Final official transcripts due at campus admissions office for students admitted in Fall 2017.

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
Learning 1st Organization

Contact Jason Ward, Program Coordinator, at 714-241-6323

Coastline has partnered with Penn State World Campus, University of Illinois, Springfield and University of Massachusetts, Amherst to offer online Associate to Bachelor degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations and Information Management)
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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