What's new at Transfer Services
Winter/Spring Admission 2022
University of California
UC Merced, UC Riverside and Santa Cruz are accepting applications for winter/spring 2021, but some majors may be closed for freshman or transfer applicants.
Application period is July 1- July 31
Check to see if your major is open at UC Check Majors page (Will be updated July 1)
To check which majors will be open at UCSC for Winter 2022 please visit UCSC Transfer Admission page.
Helpful Resources for UC Applications
Workshops to assist you with the Application will be hosted at the end of July, check the Transfer Events Calendar.
California State University
Some campuses/majors will be open for Spring admission.
The application period is August 1-31
Check to see if the campus and major is open at Cal State Apply (Will be updated August 1)
Helpful Resources for CSU Application
Workshops to assist you with the Application will be hosted in August, check the Transfer Events Calendar.
UC Next Step Resources
For newly admitted transfer students, each University of California campus has important deadlines and procedures for students to follow in order to accept the offer of admission and prepare for enrollment.
All UC campuses except Merced are using a waitlist process for transfer applicants to manage their enrollments. Waitlist processes may differ by campus.
Virtual Campus Tours
Many UC and CSU campuses are offering virtual campus tours
Cabrillo College is ranked #1 in transfers to UCSC
All of our counselors are qualified to assist you in your journey from Cabrillo to your desired four-year college/university. To schedule an appointment with a counselor regarding transferring, you can contact
A Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) is a program for California community college students to earn a guaranteed acceptance to a university. There are six participating University of California (UC) that offer TAG; UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara and UC Santa Cruz. Students are encouraged to make a Cabrillo counseling appointment and or watch our video to learn more.
Webinars and workshops, hosted by both Cabrillo and our UC/CSU partners, offer resources and helpful tips on filling out your UC and CSU applications. Additional information and to register for these events and workshops can be found on the Transfer Events Calendar.
Representatives from four-year colleges and universities meet with students individually and in group workshops during the Fall and Spring semester. View our Transfer Events Calendar to view when our representatives will be available.