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Transfer Application Workshops and Support

Transfer Applicant Support

Applying to transfer to a university is often more than just completing a form. It is a package of materials that you submit to support your candidacy for their program. 

The application cycle can take as short as two weeks to as long as one year. It is a process that may require the reporting of your academic history, admissions essay, portfolio or supplemental application to specific programs and departments.

In addition, you are likely finding yourself applying for financial aid, scholarships, on-campus housing, etc.. 

This series walks you through and supports you through the transfer application cycle. View offerings below:

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Drop-in with Transfer Counselors for assistance with your transfer admission applications and transition to the university.

VIRTUAL

  • Mondays: 10am-12pm
  • Tuesdays: 10am-12pm
  • Access Zoom In Session
  • Join zoom waiting room anytime during these posted hours, but consider joining 30 minutes before end of session to receive adequate support.

ON-CAMPUS

  • Mondays: 12-2pm 
  • Thursdays: 1-3pm (not available on 3/16)
  • Walk-in anytime during these posted hours but come earlier to give yourself enough time to receive adequate support.
  • Career & Transfer Center, Room 758/761, Second Floor of Building 700, next to the Elevator

If you have any questions, you can email Counselor Frances at ffon@chabotcollege.edu .

Getting Ready for Spring 2024/Fall 2024 Transfer to CSU

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2023, 12pm - Register Here 
  • What we'll cover:
    • Overview of minimum requirements to be considered by a CSU
    • Resource sheet you and your counselor can reference to conduct a CSU Transfer Readiness check.
    • Opportunities to meet with the CSU representatives virtually or at the Transfer Center.
    • Resources and services available for application and transition support to the university.
    • Bring your questions!
  • Missed a workshop? Access Workshop Slides and Recordings
Private/Out-of-State Transfer (POST) Opportunities

What we'll cover:
  • Learn about the different private colleges in California
  • Learn about the HBCU Transfer Admission Guarantee
  • Resource for researching top undergraduate programs for your intended major
  • Tips when preparing to apply for private/out-of-state institutions
  • Bring your questions!

TAG, You're In! Part 1: Use Your UC Transfer Admission Planner

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 12pm - Register Here
  • What we'll cover:
    • Overview of the UC Transfer Admission Planner and its uses and benefits
    • How to read and monitor your UC-TAP for a future UC Transfer Admission Application and/or Guarantee

TAG, You're In! Part 2: The UC Transfer Admission Guarantee

  • Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 12pm - Register Here
  • What we'll cover:
    • Overview of the different UC Transfer Admission Guarantee programs and requirements
    • Look at a sample UC Transfer Admission Planner together and see how we are setting ourselves up to TAG to UC.
    • Bring your questions!

Missed a workshop? Access Workshop Slides and Recordings

Below are also links to each campus webpage providing information on virtual events and programs including admission application workshops. 

After You Apply - The Next Steps

What we'll cover:

  • What to expect in the coming months in the CSU and UC application cycle such as application updates, supplemental application requirements
  • Transcript/Document requests
  • IGETC Foreign Language LOTE Verification
  • ADT everification status/questions
  • Any question related to your transfer application process
  • Communicate course changes with your transfer destination schools

Financial Aid and Transfer Students

What we'll cover:

  • Considerations for transfer students as it relates to financial aid
  • Cost/aid differences between the community college and university
  • Learn how to research costs and use net price calculator tool
  • What to expect with regard to university financial aid award and your transition to the university.
  • Referrals to our own and the university financial aid resources and services
  • Bring your questions!

Financial Aid FAFSA/CADAA Assistance Available through Chabot College FInancial Aid Office.

I've Been Admitted, Denied, Waitlisted - Now What?

What we'll cover:

  • Considerations when deciding on where to attend
  • How to handle Enrollment Deposit Deadlines
  • How to handle waitlists and denials
  • If an appeal is in order, how to prepare a strong appeal case
  • Housing, Financial Aid Awards, Transfer Orientation
  • Communicate course changes with your transfer destination schools
  • Anything else you want

Transitioning to the University

What we'll cover:

  • Transcript/Document requests
  • IGETC Foreign Language LOTE Verification
  • ADT everification status/questions
  • Communicate course changes with your transfer destination schools
  • Financial Aid Awards, Housing, Transfer Student Orientation, What To Expect, anything related to making the transition to the university
  • Sign-Up to receive your Transfer Achievement Medal!