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Transfer Academy News:

Welcome to the 2016 - 17 Academic School Year.  The Transfer Academy team is looking forward to working with you.

~4-Year Institutions that may still be open for fall 2016 admission

~Transfer 101 Workshops 

  • The Transfer Academy/Center will be offering Transfer 101: The Basics presentations throughout the summer.  All are welcome to attend 

~TA Counseling Appointments - Summer 2016                      

  • Individual appointments are available throughout the summer. To schedule an appointment with a TA counselor, please call (805) 730-4347  

~Virtual Counseling is available

  • The TA will offer virtual counseling throughout the 2016 - 17 academic year.  The TA is offering online "Transfer Chat" where you can chat live via text with a Transfer Academy counselor 

~Study Abroad in Costa Rica, Cuba, Paris, or Portugal & Spain            

  • Study abroad through SBCC's Study Abroad Program this summer and earn UC transferable units 


Campus Information:  

  ~Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)  - Fall 2016 Admission Cycle (Fall 2017 TAG Admission information will be available/posted in mid-July)

  • The UC TAG GPA for each institution has increased - check out the UC GPA Flier for specific information
  • Access the UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) -The TAP is a tool that helps you track your progress toward meeting UC's minimum requirements. The tool allows UC staff to communicate important information. Additionally, TAP is used to begin the UC TAG application and self-reported information can be imported into the UC application
  • The TAG application will open for submission on September 1st; the deadline is Monday, September 30th at 11:59 p.m. 
  • TAG kiosk will open in August for questions Monday - Thursday in the Student Services Lobby
  • TAG workshops will be held Tuesday - Thursday during the month of September -
  • TAG tutorial available online 
  • TAG application reviews will be held on Monday, September 14, 21, 28 from 8:30 a.m. - noon in the Assessment Center, SS-250
  • TAG - Workshop, Kiosk, Completed Review Information

 ~UC Admissions Update - Fall 2016 Admission Cycle

 ~CSU Admissions Update     

  • 14 CSU's open for spring 2016 admission; special conditions may apply -
  • 8 CSU's do not have campus impaction; thus, as long as you meet the minimum admission requirements, you can be admitted to the University.  Please note: major requirements/admission may vary and require additional classes, GPA, etc.
SBCC General Academic Information:

~ Degree/Certification Deadline

  • The priority filing period for fall 2017 degree/certification is September 6 to October 20, 2016. 

~ Pass/No Pass Grading Deadline

  • The last day to petition pass/no pass grading is September 23rd.

~Withdrawal Deadline

  • The fall 2016 course withdrawal deadline without a "W" is Friday, September 3rd.  Final withdrawal deadline with a "W" for a regular start/semester course is Friday, October 21st. 

~Financial Aid Regulation Changes

Course Information:

~The 2016 Winter Intersession list is available
  • California Community Colleges open for Winter 2016 intersession; the list includes on campus, hybrid, and fully online courses.  

~UC Transfer Limitation

There is a limit to the number of units for which UC grants credit in the following areas:

  • English as a Second Language courses: a maximum of 8 semester (12 quarter) units
  • Physical Education activity courses: a maximum of 4 semester (6 quarter) units

Duplicative credit prohibited: UC will not grant credit for college courses in which the content duplicates material of a previously completed course or examination for which credit has already been granted, with the exception of the repeat of deficient (D/F) course grades. Information can be found at

































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 Fall 2016 Transfer Day


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Counselor TAG Cheat Sheet

TAG Workshop Online Streaming 

 ~Transfer 101 Workshops 

Transfer Kiosk

Transfer Kiosk

 TAG Workshop Streaming -6-18-2015

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