University Transfer Center Application Assistance

Four-Year Admissions Application Assistance 

In-Person Application Assistance: In order to serve more students and provide personalized service, the University Transfer Center Team will offer UC, CSU, or Common Applicaton drop-in assistance through the end of the month. We kindly ask that you reserve a time in one of the following ways:

  • Book on Google Calendar 
  • Walk into the University Transfer Center, Room 140 | East Campus, Student Services Building, First Floor
  • Email:
  • Call: 805-730-8785

Virtual Counselor of the Day Assistance: The University Transfer Center Counseling Team will continue offering virtual drop-in counseling through the end of the semester. No appointment is required. 

  • Mondays: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesdays: 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesdays: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm 
  • Thursdays: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

UC Personal Insight Questions Assistance: The SBCC Learning Resource Center is available to support you with the UC Personal Insight Questions

UCSB Transfer Admissions Webinars: ~69% of SBCC transfer applications were to UCSB for 2023 admission.

Register Here

The 2024 UC, CSU, and Common/Coalition Application Admission Information & Tutorials - Created Specifically for SBCC Students:

University of California:

  • Fall 2024 UC/CSU Admissions Timeline - Click Here
  • UC Application Information - Click Here
  • UC TAG Application: Step-By-Step Tutorial - Click Here
  • UC Admissions Application: Step-By-Step Tutorial - Click Here
  • UC Transfer Academic Update [TAU] Tutorial - Click Here 
  • Video - I've Applied. Now What? - Click Here

California State University:

  • Fall 2024 UC/CSU Admissions Timeline - Click Here
  • CSU Applicaton Information - Click Here
  • 2024 CSU Admissions Application: Step-By-Step Tutoriall - Click Here

The Common & Coalition Application:

  • Common & Coalition Application Webpage - Click Here
  • 2024 Common Application: Step-By-Step Tutoriall - Click Here


Pre-Recorded Webinars:

UC Personal Insight Question Tips
For students planning to apply to the UC system for fall 2024, the application requires the completion of writing prompts referred to as Personal Insight Questions. If you are looking for guidance on completing these prompts effectively, take a look at our informative webinar.  To view, click here

Preparing for Application Season - Fall 2024 Transfers
Learn about deadlines, application websites and how to prepare for applying to the universities for Fall 2024.  Connect here for the playlist and start with Part 1.  You can skip videos that are not relevant to you but it is advised to finish with "What to Prepare" and "What to Expect". Also, a URL to the slides can be found in the description and you can push all words that are underlined to be connected to an important websites.

To return to the 2024 Four-Year Transfer Information, Click Here