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1 Orange Coast College Transfer Center Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)

2  What is TAG?  Which campuses participate in TAG?  When do I apply for TAG?  What is the criteria for TAG?  How to apply? TAP and Tips Today's Workshop

3  University of California, Davis  University of California, Santa Cruz  University of California, Irvine  University of California, Santa Barbara  University of California, Riverside  University of California, Merced TAG agreement offers California community college students a guarantee admission to one of the six participating UC campuses based on specific requirements.

4 Who Can File a TAG?  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: 1.completed at least 30 semester (45 quarter) UC-transferable units at one or more California community colleges; 2.and the last college the student attended in a regular session (fall/spring or fall/winter/spring) before admission to a UC campus is/was a California community college. All UC TAG campuses require students to meet the above listed definition. Note: Students who have completed coursework at a four year university prior to the community college need to check with individual UC campus regarding TAG eligibility and unit limitations. Who CAN NOT File a TAG?  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.  Students concurrently enrolled in high school and community college are not eligible for TAG. UC TAG-FALL 2015 Information take from UC TAG Matrix-7/17/14. Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

5 Steps to File a TAG Application:  Students can submit a TAG application only to ONE campus.  Complete the online UC TAG application and submit it during the Fall 2015 filing period –September 1-30, https://uctap.universityofcalifornia.edu/students/index.cfm https://uctap.universityofcalifornia.edu/students/index.cfm If you have any questions on your TAG eligibility/application, please see TAG counselor at Orange Coast College Transfer Center during walk in hours.  Once your TAG application is submitted, you must fulfill all remaining coursework and GPA requirements listed in your TAG agreement.  File your UC application, including a personal statement November 1-30, UC TAG-Fall 2015 Information take from UC TAG Matrix.-7/17/14. Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

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7 TAG Eligibility is based on:  Full-time enrollment at primary community college beginning Spring 2014 through Spring 2015 (exceptions possible for part time but students must provide explanation on the TAG application)  Complete at least 30 UC transferable semester units by the end of summer (include AP/IB)  Complete last 30 of 60 UC transferable semester units in residence at a California community college  Complete two UC-required transferable English courses and 1 UC-required transferable math course by the end of fall term  UC GPA based on the major and college: (Must have the appropriate GPA by end of summer 2014)  Agriculture & Environmental Science: (Selective: Viticulture and Enology)3.2  Letters & Science and Biological Science:(Selective: Psychology)3.2  New Major in College of Biological Science- Marine and Coastal Science with focus in Marine Ecology and Organismal Behavior  New Major in College of L & S-Marine and Coastal Science with focus in Oceans and Earth System  College of Engineering (All majors are selective) 3.3  Some majors will screen for specific courses to be completed for the Transfer Admission Guarantee along with specific grade point average. Please check and UCD TAG Majors for more specific information on the major requirements. All transfer admission requirements, including minimum 60 UC transferable semester units, general education and major requirements must be completed by end of spring term prior to transfer.www.assist.orgUCD TAG  Landscape Architecture are approved in a “pre major” status and not guaranteed to the major. Exercise Biology major is currently suspended and not available for TAG for Fall 2015-recommendation is to apply as a Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior major  Click-UCD TAG INFO Click-UCD TAG INFO University of California, Davis Information take from UC TAG Matrix-7/17/14. Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

8 TAG Eligibility is based on:  Complete at least 30 UC transferable semester units with a minimum 3.0 UC GPA by the end of summer 2014  First UC required transferable English course and one UC required transferable math course must be completed by end of Fall 2014, and second English course to be completed by end of Spring Demonstrate adequate progress in English and Math.(Please see counselor for more information).  UCSC will be screening for major preparation in the areas of Engineering, Biological Sciences, Economics, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Sociology. Please check as well as the additional UCSC Website to identify lower division major requirements and review GPA requirements on ASSIST specific to each major.www.assist.orgUCSC Website  Choice of major guaranteed: Yes for all majors in the Jack Baskin-School of Engineering, all majors in the biological sciences, all majors in  economics, all majors in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, psychology, and sociology  The remaining choice of majors are not guaranteed through TAG.  Complete at least 60 semester (90 quarter) UC transferable units with the required GPA by end of spring  Students who have attended a four year institution must have completed fewer than 20 upper division coursework in order to be eligible for UCSC TAG.  Click-UCSC TAG Info Click-UCSC TAG Info University of California, Santa Cruz Information take from UC TAG Matrix-7/17/14. Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

9 TAG Eligibility is based on:  Complete minimum of 30 UC semester units by end of summer 2014 (excluding AP/IB units).  Complete one UC-required transferable math course and two UC-required English composition courses by the end of Fall  Earn an overall minimum 3.2 GPA in all UC transferable course work by the end of Fall 2014 and maintain a minimum overall 3.2 GPA through the end of Spring  Complete last 30 of 60 UC transferable semester units in residence at a California community college.  Complete at least 60 UC-transferable semester units(excluding AP/IB units) by the end of spring 2015 for fall 2015 with no more than 18 semester units in spring 2015 to reach this requirement.  College Letters & Sciences majors in the Biological Sciences, and Economics require completion of specific major preparatory course work. Major preparation articulation agreement including the minimum required community college courses can be found on the “By Major” agreements between UCSB and CCC. Major Preparation requirements are subject to change without notice.www.assist.org Excluded majors: Dance (BFA/BA); Music (BM); Theatre (BFA); All majors in the College of Creative Studies; All majors in College of Engineering Click-UCSB TAG INFO Information take from UC TAG Matrix-7/17/14. Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website University of California, Santa Barbara

10 TAG Eligibility is based on:  Complete 30 UC transferable semester units by end of summer 2014  Complete the first UC required transferable English course & one UC required transferable Math course by end of fall 2014 and second UC transferable English course must be completed by end of spring  Earn the minimum required GPA for your intended major : (Must have the appropriate GPA by end of summer 2014) College of Humanities and Social Sciences3.0 Bourns College of Engineering3.1 and Major Preparation College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences3.1 and Major Preparation Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry and Neuroscience3.2 and Major Preparation School of Business Administration3.0 and Major Preparation (SOBA-School of Business Administration requires completion of IGETC (Option3)  Complete at least 60 semester (90 quarter) UC transferable units with the required GPA by end of spring  Complete required coursework for the major: & UCR TAG INFOwww.assist.orgUCR TAG INFO  Click-UCR TAG INFO Click-UCR TAG INFO University of California, Riverside Information take from UC TAG Matrix.-7/1/14.Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

11 TAG Eligibility is based on:  Enrolled full time at a California community college  (Contact Admissions about exceptions for part-time students)  International students must also meet the English proficiency requirements for UC Merced.  Complete at least 30 UC transferable semester units by the end of summer 2014  First UC required transferable English course and one UC required transferable math course must be completed by end of Fall Second UC transferable English course must be completed by end of spring  GPA as follows: All majors in School of Natural Sciences: 2.9 All majors in School of Engineering: 3.0 All majors in School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts: 2.8Psychology: 3.0  Complete 60 UC transferable units by the end of the spring 2015 term including required coursework for the major UCM-Linkand  No unrepeated grade(s) of "No Pass", "D" or "F" in UC-transferable coursework. No more than two total withdraws in major preparation courses. By the spring 2015 applicants can have no more than one major preparation course where grades of No Pass, D or F were received even if repeated with passing grades. Click-UCM TAG Info Information take from UC TAG Matrix.-7/17/14.Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website University of California, Merced

12 TAG Eligibility is based on the following :  Completed 30 semester UC-transferable units by the end of the summer 2014 term for fall 2015 admission  Earned an overall minimum GPA of 3.4 in all UC-transferable coursework by the end of the summer 2014 for fall 2015 admission and will maintain GPA of 3.4 in all UC-transferable coursework through Spring  Completed one UC required transferable math course & one UC required transferable English course with a grade of C or better by the end of the summer 2014 term. (Second UC required transferable English course must be completed by spring 2015)  Complete 60 UC-transferable semester units by the end of spring 2015 for fall 2015 admission  Complete the last 30 semester or 45 quarter units at a California community college by the end of the spring 2015 term.  Complete required coursework and any additional GPA requirements set for the major-Please refer to UCI website for major requirements: UCI TAG INFO & to meet the minimum GPA and course prerequisites for specified major.UCI TAG INFOwww.assist.org  Majors that Do Not Participate in the TAG Program: Business Administration, Dance, Music, and Nursing Science Click-UCI TAG INFO University of California, Irvine Information take from UC TAG Matrix-7/17/14. Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

13 CampusCompletion Deadline-EnglishCompletions Deadline-MathDeadline for all other TAG qualifications DavisBoth required English courses completed by end of Fall 2014 Required math course completed by end of Fall Spring 2015 IrvineOne UC transferable English course completed by end of summer The second UC transferable English course needs to be completed by end of spring Required math course completed by end of Summer Spring 2015 MercedFall 2014 for completion of first UC English course; spring 2015 for second UC English Course. Required Math course completed by end of Fall Spring 2015 RiversideFall 2014 for completion of first UC English course; spring 2015 for second UC English Course. Required Math course completed by end of Fall Spring 2015 Santa Barbara Both required English courses completed by end of fall Required math course completed by end of Fall Spring 2015 Santa Cruz Fall First UC transferable English course; Spring 2015 second UC transferable English course. Students must demonstrate adequate preparation in English. Required math course completed by end of Fall Students must demonstrate adequate preparation in Math. Spring 2015 Information take from UC TAG Matrix.-7/17/14-Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

14 CampusMinimum UC Transferable semester units completed to submit a TAG Minimum GPA required for TAG *Note: Also check ASSIST & individual campus website for additional GPA requirements for some majors. Davis30GPA must be met at the time of TAG submission 3.3- Engineering 3.2 -Agriculture and Environmental Science; Letters & Sciences & Biological Sciences Irvine30GPA must be met at the time of TAG submission 3.4 -in all UC transferable coursework Merced30GPA must be met at the time of TAG submission 2.8-Humanities and Arts & Social Science 2.9-Natural Sciences 3.0-Engineering & Psychology Riverside30GPA must be met at the time of TAG submission 3.0-Humaities, Arts and Social Science, Business Administration, 3.1-Bourns College of Engineering, Natural and Agricultural Science 3.2-Biology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience Santa Barbara30 (excluding AP units )*3.2-Overall UC transferable GPA for all majors by end of Fall Santa Cruz30*GPA must be met at the time of TAG submission. 3.0 Information take from UC TAG Matrix-7/17/14-Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

15 CampusMajor Guaranteed? Majors that require major preparation Davis Yes, guaranteed to the major as long as all requirements are completed Excluded: Landscape Architecture is a “Pre Major” Irvine Yes, guaranteed to the major as long as all requirements are completed Excluded: Business Administration, Dance, Music, Nursing Science Merced Yes, guaranteed to the major as long as all requirements are completed Excluded: English, History, Spanish, Political Science and Sociology Riverside Yes, guaranteed to the major as long as all requirements are completed Excluded: Art (Studio) All majors in the Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE), College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences (CNAS), School of Business Administration (SOBA) See for major preparation & Santa Barbara Yes- L&S majors which are not under “pre-major” status. Pre-majors require additional requirements prior to admission into full major UCSB Excluded: All Majors in College of Creative Studies. All Majors in College of Engineering, Dance,-BA/BFA, Music-BM, Theatre-BFA, in College of L& S All Economics majors and Biological Sciences majors in the College of Letters and Science. Strongly recommended to complete lower-division major preparation for all other majors; see for more details.www.assist.org Santa Cruz Yes-Engineering, Biology, Economics and Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Sociology Yes for all majors in the Jack Baskin School of Engineering, all majors in the biological sciences, all majors in economics, all majors in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, psychology, and sociology. See for more details Information take from UC TAG Matrix-7/17/14-Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to individual UC website

16 REMEMBER AT ALL TIMES … TAG is only one path to admission to a UC campus. You can still apply to a UC campus as a non-TAG applicant during the November application cycle even if you are not eligible to apply for a TAG in September. Your application will be reviewed with the entire application pool as long as you meet UC requirements.

17  Transfer Admission Planner is a transfer tool which can be used by all transfer students, however, it is also where students go to complete and submit the UC TAG application. Create UC TAP AccountCreate UC TAP Account  It is important to create a TAP account as soon as possible especially if you are qualified to apply as a TAG applicant in September  Once you have created your individual TAP account you should input all the appropriate information in order to be ready to submit your TAG application beginning September 1-30, Use TAP (Transfer Admission Planner) to TAG

18 Information take from UC TAG Matrix. Subject to change & most current TAG criteria refer to indiviudal UC webiste

19 Use this link to obtain more information on how to use the TAP. You will need to complete the application by clicking each TAB and completing information.

20  September 1-30, 2014: UC TAG Application Filing Period  Students who choose UCSC or UCD as their TAG campus will need to make an appointment to meet with the OCC TAG counselor in order to verify their TAG application prior to submission. (Appointments can be made by contacting OCC Transfer Center)  November 1-15,2014: Students will be notified by November 15, 2014 about their TAG decision.  NOTE: When your TAG is approved, fulfill all remaining coursework and GPA requirements in your TAG agreement through Spring  November 1-30,2014: Students will still need to submit general UC application, as well as personal statement. Please make sure you answer the TAG question on the application.  January 2015: Submit Fall 2014 grades by logging into the individual UC application account and completing the Transfer Academic Update.  Please REMEMBER once TAG is approved, fulfill all remaining coursework and GPA requirements in your TAG agreement through Spring What’s

21 TAG is only one path to admission to a UC campus. You can still apply to a UC campus as a non-TAG applicant during the November application cycle even if you are not eligible to apply for a TAG in September. Your application will be reviewed with the entire application pool as long as you meet UC requirements

22  How do I get more information about TAG?  Attend a TAG workshop at Orange Coast College Transfer Center --OCC Workshop LinkOCC Workshop Link  Please research the UC campuses and identify which campuses you are interested in and look into the individual UC campus website for more information.  Also look into ASSIST to identify lower division major requirements.  Visit the Transfer Center at Orange Coast during walk-in hours for additional questions or to discuss your eligibility.  If you are interested in making an individual counseling appointment with OCC TAG counselor to discuss your individual eligibility, please answer questions on the following slide, print it out and bring it to the Transfer Center in order to make your individual counseling appointment.  Contact the Transfer Center at Orange Coast College to meet with a UC representative in the Fall 2014 semester to discuss your eligibility. (OCC Transfer Center-2 nd floor Watson Hall) Transfer Admission Guarantee(TAG)

23  Create your TAP account and input all your information.  Click to Create your TAP account Click to Create your TAP account 1.When is the deadline for filing for your TAG application for Fall 2015?__________ 2.How many UC transferable semester units need to be completed by end of summer of 2014 to be eligible for TAG for Fall 2015?___________ 3.Can you submit a TAG application to more than one UC campus?_________ 4.Which UC campuses do not participate in TAG?___________ Make an individual appointment with OCC TAG Counselor, please complete the following steps: 1. Create and complete your TAP account. 2. Complete Questions Print this slide and bring it to the OCC Transfer Center to make your individual counseling appointment. (2 nd floor –Watson Hall or call )

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