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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.

~TA Counseling Drop-in & Appointments - Spring 2017                      

  • Drop-in counseling is available all day from 1/17 - 5/12.  Effective 1/23, drop-in counseling will be available M-TH from noon - 2:00 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. - noon  in the Transfer Center
  • West Campus Counseling Kiosk is open for questions on Wednesdays from 9:00 - Noon.  The kiosk is located outside of the LRC
  • Individual appointments are available throughout the spring semester. 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 

~Fall 2016 Campus Trips:

  • The TA-iPATH Program will host campus visits to CSUCI, UCLA, Arizona State University, University of Arizona, and USC

~Transfer ailable101 Workshops 

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

~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 2017 Admission Cycle (Fall 2018 admission cycle will be posted ~July 15th)

  • 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  Friday, September 30th at 11:59 p.m. 
  • TAG kiosk will open in September 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 19, 26 from 8:30 a.m. - noon in the Assessment Center, SS-250
  • TAG - Workshop, Kiosk, Completed Review Information

 ~UC Admissions Update - Fall 2017 Admission Cycle

  • UC and CSU for Fall 2017 Admission Application and Personal Insight Questions workshop schedule 
  • Attention Prospective UCSB Transfer Students-Click here
  • Virtual College Fair - Participate in virtual college fairs and chat live with university admissions representatives at CollegeWeek Live
  • UC-CSU Application Timeline for fall 2017 admission

 ~CSU Admissions Update     

  • 13 CSU's open for spring 2017 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 spring 2017 degree/certification is January 30 to March 23, 2017. 

~ Pass/No Pass Grading Deadline

  • The last day to petition pass/no pass grading is February 16th.

~Withdrawal Deadline

  • The spring 2017 course withdrawal deadline without a "W" is Friday, September 3rd.  Final withdrawal deadline with a "W" for a regular start/semester course is Friday, March 17th. 

~Financial Aid Regulation Changes

  • Effective July 1, 2012, changes to FAFSA eligibility terms, Ability to Benefit options, and Course Repetition changes will go into effect.  Additional Information can be found at 

Course Information:

~The 2015/2016 Winter Intersession list is available
  • California Community Colleges open for Winter 2016 intersession; the list includes on-campus, hybrid, and fully online courses.  The winter 2016/2017 list will be available in early November 2016.

~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 semesters (12 quarter) units
  • Physical Education activity courses: a maximum of 4 semesters (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

































Streaming Flyer


Streaming Flyer


 Fall 2016 Transfer Day


UCLA Flyer - Fall 2015 Presentation

Tropicana Gardens - Academic Counseling

Conference Attendance Agreement Form

Fillable UCLA Conference Attendance Agreement

Transfer Day Poster

USC Field Trip Participation Form

SD Itinerary - March 10th





































































































































For Internal Use Only:

Counselor TAG Cheat Sheet

TAG Workshop Online Streaming 

 ~Transfer 101 Workshops 

Transfer Kiosk

Transfer Kiosk

 TAG Workshop Streaming -6-18-2015

Mortar Board Example


Affordable List

Denied to UCSB

Appeal to UCSB

Admission denied to UCSB

Applying to UCSB

UCSB Admissions Denial

TAG Kiosk

Fall 2016 Welcome Letter

TA Counseling Assignments

UCLA Campus Trip

USC Campus Trip

ASU Campus Trip

CSUCI Campus Trip

Fall 2017 TAG Admission Process

TAG Counselor Cheat Sheet

Pipeline TAG E-mail

USC Admissions Presentation - Fall 2016

UCLA Conference Attendance Agreement

Arizona Field Trip Participation Form

University of Arizona Preliminary Agenda

Arizona Campus Trip Preliminary Itinerary

Leonardo Dorantes Lecture

Instructions on saving the Field Trip Particiaption Form

Chaperone Instructions

Updated Itinerary

USC Itinerary

Syracuse University

UCSB Presentation - Campus Map

American River College winter intersession classes

Diablo Valley College

Friendship Plaza - Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast Flyer

Molly Richardson - Letter of Recommendation


PD 100 Points

Our Glass Cage

Stagecraft -TA 121

Voluntary Transportation Form

Bay Area Campus Visit 

T101 Presentation Campus Map

CSUCI Information

2017 Campus Visit Information

2017 Spring Welcome Letter

CSUCI Campus Visit

San Diego Campus Visit

Revised UCB Campus Visit

Bakersfield Late Start Class

FS 101

SD Campus Trip Itinerary

Citrus Grove Menu

Graduation Cap Decoration Social

CNEE 101

CNEE 120

Holiday Inn Billing

Holiday Inn

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