To transfer to a UC campus students must complete the 7-Course pattern. See a Counselor for more information on how to complete those requirements.
Start your transfer level Math & English requirements as soon as you can. The UC places a high priority on students that complete transferable math & English courses early in their academic careers.
Complete 60 UC-transferrable semester units with a minimum of 2.4 GPA for CA residents (2.8 for Non-Residents).
Note: The GPA for admission can be significantly higher due to the applicant pool. For majors that are impacted and require selective courses/GPA refer to the individual UC campuses on their transfer admission requirements.
Complete coursework in the major along with your general education (GE) requirements. Look at www.assist.org for specific major requirements. To satisfy GE, you can follow IGETC pattern.
Create a Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) account at https://uctap.universityofcalifornia.edu to:
Identify the courses you will be enrolled in prior to transfer for TAG and/or UC application (e.g. if you are applying for fall transfer you need to know the courses you will be taking for spring and summer terms)
UC admissions is very competitive, therefore make sure you have completed the courses required including strongly recommended courses for your major
To find out if you qualify for Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG), click here:
UC TAG Program
Apply on time! Apply on time! ALL UC’s accept in Fall, which requires you to apply a full year in advance. Some UC’s accept Winter and Spring applicants, but you should check with a counselor to see which UC’s are accepting. Visit:
Click here for printable UC transfer details