Achieve your transfer goals!

Cabrillo Transfer Services

September is TAG month

UC Santa Cruz, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Merced, UC Riverside, and UC Santa Barbara are open for Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) applications now for their Fall '23 admissions cycle.

Steps to Apply for a TAG

  1. Create an account and begin entering your coursework at UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP)

  2. Attend a TAP to TAG Webinar hosted by the Cabrillo Transfer Services or any of our UC partners, or watch our pre-recorded TAP to TAG Webinar.

  3. Review your TAG application by attending a TAP to TAG Application Help session or schedule an appointment with a Cabrillo Academic Counselor.

  4. Submit your TAG application between September 1-30.

  5. Fill out the application for admission to UC and submit between November 1-30.

CSU Application for Spring 2023
Some campuses have extended their deadline

Some campuses have extended their Spring application deadline. Please check Cal State Apply Dates and Deadlines for more information.

Steps to Submitting your CSU Application

  1. Watch the CSU Application Webinar

  2. Begin and work on your CSU Application

  3. Attend Virtual Drop-In if you have any questions

Your Transfer Pathway Starts Here!

Cabrillo College is an excellent place to begin your studies.

Courses taken here can meet the same requirements of colleges and universities throughout California and beyond! These pathways will help support many common journeys and remember, Academic Counselors are always happy to assist you with your individual transfer plans, no matter where you'd like to go.

Transfer Pathways

Cabrillo 2+2 CSUMB

is a new program that provides clear roadmaps for students to spend two years at Cabrillo and two years at CSUMB to complete their bachelor's degree in four years. Benefits of joining the program include: One-on-one counseling, transfer guidance, academic support, peer mentoring and networking, CSUMB tours and panels, financial aid assistance, laptop and hotspot for remote learning, and a community of support.


The Teacher Pathway Program (TPP)

is a cohort at the Watsonville Center guides and supports students to complete two years at Cabrillo and transfer to California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB). TPP can help you complete both a B.A. in Liberal Studies AND an Elementary Teaching Credential in just two years! CSUMB also offers Special Education, Bilingual Education, and Single Subject credentials.


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


UC Transfer Pathways Program

If you know your major but want to keep your University of California (UC) campus options open, then a UC Transfer Pathway could be the route for you. Transfer Pathways give you a roadmap to prepare for your major and graduate on time from any UC campus.


ADT: AA-T or AS-T degrees

Associate Degrees for Transfer, ADTs, Are a pathway to earning an Associate degree while also completing CSU transfer requirements at the same time and guarantee admission to the CSU system into a similar major. Students must complete only 60 units at the university to achieve a Bachelor's degree.


Sky's the Limit

Although these pathways will help support many common journeys, remember that Academic Counselors are always happy to assist you with your individual transfer plans, no matter where you'd like to go: UC, CSU, Private, Out-of-State. Let your adventure begin here!