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UC_Color_Logo_compressed2The University of California (UC) consists of ten general campuses, one health science campus, and numerous special research facilities.  UC serves more than 214,000 students annually, offering broad undergraduate curricula leading to the baccalaureate degree at each general campus.  It also awards master's, doctoral, and professional degrees.

In addition to its role as a research institution, UC manages three U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories and five medical centers.  Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco is also affiliated with the UC system. 


UC gives California Community College students first priority over other transfer applicants and nearly one-third of all UC bachelor's degrees were awarded to California Community College transfer students.

University of California Information

UC Berkeley: Transfer, Re-Entry & Student Parent Center

UC Davis: Transfer Guide

UC Irvine: Transfer Services Counseling

UCLA: Transferring to UCLA

UC Merced: Transfer Student Program

UC Riverside: Transfer Admission

UC San Diego: Admission as a Transfer Student

UC San Francisco: UCSF Offers Graduate Medical Programs Only

UC Santa Barbara: Prospective Transfer Students

UC Santa Cruz: Transfer Admission

UC General Information

Articulation (Course Transferability) for All UCs & YOUR Community College or Explore Majors

Best Bet for Community College Students
UC Transfer Website designed for community college transfer students that explains what you'll need to do to transfer and how you can make smart course choices now that will maximize your chances of being admitted to UC.

Access to All UC Campus Catalogs

IGETC Transfer Pattern
Intersegmental General Transfer Curriculum, General Education Lower Division Requirements for UC and CSU

Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)
Information on the 7 UC campuses that offer Transfer Admission Guarantees to MPC students

UC Application
Undergraduate Application to the University of California System

UC Housing
Housing options for transfer students and their families

UC Transfer Planning
Learn how to transfer to a UC

Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Research opportunities for UC undergraduates

UC Education Abroad Program
Interested in studying abroad once you transfer?

IGETC Transfer Pattern
Intersegmental General Transfer Curriculum, General Education Lower Division Requirements for UC and CSU

The UC Personal Statement


Special Transfer Programs

The Honors Transfer Council of California
HTCC includes more than fifty community colleges throughout California. Each college is represented by its honors/scholars' program director/faculty member) and an honors/scholars' counselor. HTCC is a registered non-profit corporation with the State of California. The HTCC negotiates special transfer agreements linking community college honors/scholars' programs to specific universities, large or small, public or private for enhanced transfer consideration at the partner-campus, e.g., guaranteed or priority acceptance, special scholarships, housing priority, and other academic and social benefits such as library privileges even before transfer. This page includes complete list of participating community colleges. MPC is not a current participant.

UCLA TAP Program
The UCLA Transfer Alliance Program (TAP) gives you the opportunity to enhance your ability to transfer to UCLA at the junior level from a California community college. Students are certified after completing the honors/scholars program at their community college and given priority consideration for admission to UCLA College of Letters and Science. You must attend one of the participating colleges, go to link to see complete list. MPC is not a current participant

Transfer Admission Guarantee TAG at UC
Seven UC campuses (not UCLA, not Berkeley) offer guaranteed admission to California community college students who meet specific requirements. With the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program, you will receive early review of your academic records, early admission notification and specific guidance about major preparation and general education coursework. Look at TAG matrix for a list of participating campuses, eligibility criteria and campus-specific notes.

TAG Matrix
A list of eligibility criteria and special notes for each participating campus (not UCLA, not Berkeley). To pursue a TAG, you should: • Complete the online TAG application and submit it during the appropriate filing period. • Once your TAG is approved, fulfill all remaining coursework and GPA requirements designated in your TAG agreement and • Apply for admission to UC during the appropriate filing period Students do not have to participate in TAG to be considered for admission.


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