Transfer Information

Transfer Center Information

Start your Bachelor's Degree at Coastline!

  • Location: Garden Grove Center - 12901 Euclid St., Garden Grove, 1st Floor, Room 109
  • Please note:
    The Center will be closed on January 18, 21, and 22, 2016.

  • Hours:

    Mon.  9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Tue.  9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Wed.  9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Thu.  9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Fri.  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Email: transfercenter@coastline.edu
  • Telephone: 714-241-6171
  • Appointment times available in-person, email, online, and by telephone. In-person appointments available at Garden Grove, Fountain Valley, or Newport Beach locations. Need to schedule an appointment outside of the hours listed above? Contact us!

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

ATTENTION TRANSFER STUDENTS – THE UC APPLICATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 4, 2016!

To complete your UC application, have your unofficial transcripts ready from all the 2-year schools or 4-year schools you have enrolled. Your unofficial transcripts will help you to accurately in-put all the college courses you have taken – course name and number, semester, year, units, and grades.

The UC will help you on your application through their Help Desk at (800) 207-1710 – toll free in the U.S. or (661) 336-5723 – outside the U.S.


Help Desk Hours - Pacific Standard Time
  • Dec. 1–23: Monday-Friday 10 am-6 pm
  • Dec. 24-25: Closed
  • Dec. 28-30: Monday-Wednesday 10 am-6 pm
  • Dec. 31: Closed
  • Jan. 1: Closed
  • Jan. 4: Monday 10 am-midnight

Congratulations to those of you who submitted your UC and/or CSU applications for fall 2016 by November 30th !

What happens next? Check your email often. The UC and CSU will contact applicants via the email address provided on the application.

Information for CSU, Fullerton Applicants

Visit https://secure.csumentor.edu/Filing_Status/Default.asp. 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 Dates and Deadlines
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2/10/2016 If admitted, unofficial Final Grade Cards or Unofficial Transcripts for Fall 2015 courses.
2/13/2016 Application Fee (if submitted by check or money order).
2/17/2016 Final Official College Transcripts with grades through Fall 2015.
3/2/2016 Transfer Degree (AA-T or AS-T) Official Transcript with Degree Posted.
3/16/2016 All transcripts with grades through Fall 2015.
4/1/2016 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.

Information for UC Applicants

UC 2016 Dates and Deadlines
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1/1/2016 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).
3/1/2016 Notification of Fall 2016 admission decisions begins.
3/2/2016 Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.
3/31/2016 Notification of Fall 2016 admission decisions for freshman applicants is complete.
5/1/2016 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.

Completing the Common Application

Transferring to USC, Pepperdine University or Chapman University? Students transferring to these schools or other private universities will complete the Common Application for admission. We provide students 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? We provide guidance and help on completing applications and review of personal statements and essays.

Common Application Workshops and Appointments available. Contact the Transfer Center at transfercenter@coastline.edu

Now is the time 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 your transfer school for financial aid, scholarships, and application submission deadlines.

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
  • 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.

For Transfer Center Services, contact Helen Ward at transfercentr@coastline.edu or by phone at 714-241-6171.

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

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

The 2016 Spring University Tour schedule will be available in early February.

Every fall and spring semester we schedule 8 to 10 tours to universities located in Southern California. Schools that we tour include:

  • CSU, Fullerton
  • CSU, Long Beach
  • Cal Poly Pomona
  • CSU, San Diego
  • UC Irvine
  • UCLA
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Riverside
  • University of Southern California

During the semester break we offer “virtual tours”. Listed below are some of the schools you can virtually visit online:

UC Davis: http://admissions.ucdavis.edu/visit/virtual_tour.cfm

UC San Diego: http://admissions.ucsd.edu/tours/virtual-tour.html

UC Riverside: http://www.admissions.ucr.edu/visitucr/virtualtours

Check back with us in mid-February for the UC, CSU, and private schools we will tour starting March 2016 through early May 2016.

California State University Timelines and Important Information

CSU uses email as the official means of communication. Check the email you submitted on your CSU application often!

Date and Deadline Event
October 1 - Nov 30, 2015 Fall 2016 Applications Filing Period
November 30, 2015 CSU Application Deadline for Fall 2016
December 2015 Check Email for Important CSU Messages
January-February 2016 Complete Supplemental Applications for Transfers for Fall 2016
February - March 2016 CSU admissions sent. Transcripts must be submitted to confirm admission/waitlist offers for Fall 2016.
June 1, 2016 Intent to Enroll deadline and Enrollment Deposit deadline for Fall 2016.
June 1 - June 30, 2016 Winter 2017 Applications for quarter ONLY CSU schools
August 1 - August 31, 2016 Spring 2017 Applications Filing Period

Admissions information is updated by each CSU campus and changes frequently! Check for updates through the CSU Mentor website at: CSU Schools Accepting Applications.

Create an account to apply online to the CSU by going to: CSU Mentor.

Do your Coastline courses fulfill transfer requirements to the CSU?

Answer: www.assist.org. ASSIST.ORG is the official repository of articulation for California's community colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California.

Need help to organize your thoughts and review your responses? Coastline's Transfer Center staff is here to help you with the UC personal statements and the UC application process.

CSU Workshops are scheduled throughout the fall and spring semesters at the Garden Grove, Newport Beach, and Le-Jao Learning Centers. Topics include: How to Complete the CSU Application and The Application is Submitted-What's Next?

You can access university transfer information and guidance by:

  • Internet transfercenter@coastline.edu
  • In-Person Transfer Center in Coastline's Garden Grove Center, 12901 Euclid Street-Room 109/1st Floor
  • Phone 714-241-6171

One of the best ways to determine which CSU is right for you is to tour the campus. Tours to CSU-Fullerton, CSU-San Diego, and CSU-Long Beach will be available in Fall and Spring semesters. Go to the University Tour link to find dates and times.

Want to go on your own tour? Visit the CSU campus webpage and search for campus tours for the times, dates, and directions or contact us to get information on a CSU representative.

University of California Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines Events
August 1, 2015 UC Application is available at Online UC application for Fall 2016. Begin now!
November 1-30, 2015 Application submission period for Fall 2016
November 30, 2015 Application deadline date for Fall 2016 admission
January 1, 2016 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, 2016 Notification of Fall 2016 admissions decisions begins.
March 2, 2016 Deadline for applicants for all terms to submit FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form.
May 1, 2016 Notification of Fall 2016 admission decisions for transfer applicants is complete.
June 1, 2016 Deadline for admitted transfer students to submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR).
July 1, 2016 Final official transcripts due at campus admissions office for students admitted in Fall 2016.
Dream big and be ready for 2016-2017!

Prepare by reading up on transfer requirements to be admitted into the UC. Refer to www.assist.org to ensure that you are taking the necessary community college courses to transfer.

The UC application has two essay prompts for Transfer Students:

  1. What is your intended major?
  2. Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you.

Need help to organize your thoughts and review your responses? Coastline's Transfer Center staff is here to help you with the UC personal statements and the UC application process.

Workshops are scheduled throughout the academic year at Coastline's Garden Grove, Newport Beach and Online!

Workshop Topics include:

  • How to Successfully Complete the UC Application
  • Writing an Awesome Personal Statement and Narrative

University transfer information and guidance are provided by:

One of the best ways to determine which UC is right for you is to tour the campus. Tours to UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside, and UC San Diego will be available in Fall Virtual tours online available! Go to the University Tour link to find dates and times.

Want to go on your own tour? Visit the UC campus webpage and search for campus tours for the times, dates, and directions. We may have a UC representative contact for you - call or email the Transfer Center.

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