Honors Transfer Program

Applying to the Program as a Graduating High School Senior

📝Graduating high school seniors will apply between January 15th to March 25th for Fall 2023 entry. The application is currently OPEN.

Requirements to Apply

1️ Apply to Cabrillo College as a matriculating, graduating high school senior via CCC Apply (see Important Note below if you have been a dual-enrolled student during high school)

  • Once you have received a Cabrillo ID#, you will apply to the Honors Transfer Program separately via the Google.doc form (see below⬇️)

  • Fall Applicants - DON'T MISS THE DEADLINE WAITING FOR YOUR CABRILLO ID#! - It is OK to submit the Honors Application with your Cabrillo ID# pending. Just send it to us via email once you receive it.

2️Honors Transfer Program Application (OPENS Jan. 15th for Fall 2023 admission)

Please Refer to "Minimum Qualifications" (in the left-side navigation bar) for complete requirements
Required documents may be SCANNED and e-mailed (preferred) to honors@cabrillo.edu
  • Unofficial transcript that includes Fall, 2022 semester grades

  • Letter of recommendation

  • Copy of AP English Language or Literature, or IB Language A Literature HL or Language A Lang and Lit HL scores, if applicable

  • all students must complete the Placement process for English and Math here https://www.cabrillo.edu/placement/

You may also snail-mail documents to:

Honors Transfer Program

Cabrillo College

6500 Soquel Drive Room 101

Aptos, CA 95003

Important Note:

New students must first also complete a separate, on-line application to Cabrillo College through CCC Apply - This is required even if you have previously taken Cabrillo courses as a concurrently-enrolled high school student. Click HERE TO APPLY to Cabrillo College for Summer or Fall, 2023 Admission (beginning October, 2022).

If you have applied to Cabrillo College AND completed the on-line Honors Transfer Program separate, required application by the March Deadline, any of the required documents may be submitted AFTER the deadline and your application will still be valid. However, we cannot fully evaluate your application without receipt of all required documents.

If you are graduating from a Santa Cruz County high school, you should also participate in RUNNING START for early registration. See your high school counselor and refer to the Steps to Apply Fall, 2023 as a graduating high school senior to comply with those steps by the deadline.