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1 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / TAG: YOU’RE IN! (Transfer Admission Guarantee) Daniel Valdivia Transfer Center Coordinator Counselor SHASTA COLLEGE TRANSFER CENTER

2 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / PARTICIPATING UNIVERSITIES Seven University of California (UC) campuses offer guaranteed transfer admission to students from all California Community Colleges (CCC). Interested students must meet campus-specific requirements to qualify for a UC TAG. By participating in a TAG program, you can ensure your admission to a specific UC campus, some of which offer an early review of your academic record, early admission notification (no later than November 15, 2013 for a fall 2014 TAG), and specific guidance on major preparation and general education coursework. UCLA and UCB do not accept TAGs. UCSD will not accept TAGs after Fall 2014 admissions

3 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / Who can file a TAG Transfer students do not have to participate in TAG to be considered for admission. Non-TAG students must also apply for UC admission during the appropriate application filing period (see Only students transferring directly from a California Community College are considered for a TAG, including international students (those with a visa). The University of California defines a CCC transfer student as one who has completed over half of their units at a CCC. All UC TAG campuses require students to meet this definition. - Students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree, graduate degree, and/or professional degree cannot participate in TAG. - Students who have previously enrolled at a UC campus during a regular term (not including summer session) cannot submit a TAG application to return to that campus.

4 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / TAGs that require review TAGs that need to be reviewed by a CCC Counselor prior to UC review - UC Davis - UC Santa Cruz - UC Irvine (optional) If you are pursuing a TAG with one of these schools be sure to schedule an appointment with a counselor before submitting your TAG

5 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / TAG APPLICATION The TAG application is ON-LINE Available at: https://uctap.universityofcalifornia.edu/students/index.cfm Submit September 1 st – 30 th. Students can only submit one TAG Qualifications vary depending on the UC Students self-report academic information You must still complete a UC application between November 1 st – 30 th even if you complete a TAG. A TAG is not required for admissions.

6 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / Term the student is applying for Campus & major Demographics Drop down menus to report schools, courses, units and grades, including AP (Advanced Placement) & IB (International Baccalaureate) Report all courses and all schools Be prepared: The information found on the TAG application includes: TAG APPLICATION

7 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / AFTER THE APPLICATION * Confirmation of completion sent via (make sure to check your often including junk folders) * Notifications (approve/deny) will be sent to you via . A few campuses provide Early Notifications and Pre-Evaluation of coursework – UCD, UCM, UCSC. * Early Notifications occur mid-November. All other campuses notify and evaluate in the spring, around April. * Indicate your participation in the TAG program on your UC application by the November 30 th deadline. For campuses that provide Early Notifications select your participation only if you have an approved TAG.

8 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / ELIGIBILITY * All participating UC campuses have a fall quarter TAG only, with the exception of UC Merced which offers a Spring TAG for Spring * Minimum UC transferable units completed to submit a a TAG is 30 semester. * Minimum UC transferrable units required to fulfill a TAG is 60 semester. * Some campuses require English Composition and Transfer math to be completed by Fall * Deadline to complete all other TAG qualifications is by end of Spring * IGETC completion is not required for TAG eligibility, with the exception of UC San Diego. * There are unit limits if you have college credit from a 4-year school and also community college credit.

9 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / TAGS AND MAJORS Fall 2014 TAGs UC Riverside –Major guaranteed, some excluded majors. UC Merced –Major guaranteed, no excluded majors UC Davis –Major guaranteed, some excluded majors UC Irvine –Major guaranteed, some excluded majors UC Santa Cruz –Some majors guaranteed, no excluded majors UC Santa Barbara –Some majors guaranteed, some excluded majors UC San Diego –Major not guaranteed, no excluded majors

10 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / GPA REQUIREMENTS Fall 2014 TAGs UC Riverside 3.0 – 3.1 UC Transferrable GPA (dependant upon major) UC Merced 2.8 – 3.0 UC Transferrable GPA (dependant upon major) UC Davis 3.2 – 3.3 UC Transferrable GPA (dependant upon major) UC Irvine 3.4 UC Transferrable GPA UC Santa Cruz 3.0 UC Transferrable GPA UC Santa Barbara 3.2 – 3.4 UC Transferrable GPA (dependant upon major) UC San Diego 3.5 UC Transferrable GPA

11 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / WHAT’S NEXT? 1.Start researching UC schools and majors on 2. Check out the UC TAG website for specific TAG requirements. 3.Schedule an appointment to see a counselor to discuss requirements and to make sure that you are on track for a TAG. The sooner the better but no later than the semester before you register for your last fall semester. 4.Check out the UC TAG website and begin the TAG application. 5. Schedule an appointment with a counselor in September before you submit your TAG to ensure that your application is completed correctly.

12 w w w. s h a s t a c o l l e g e. e d u / t r a n s f e r / INTERESTED? QUESTIONS? To schedule an appointment to see your counselor Call


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