CTC Weekly Newsletter 1/25 – 1/29
*CSU Application Deadline Extended for Select Colleges and Programs*
*Please make sure to check which campuses and programs are still open to apply, deadlines will vary for each campus. To check what campuses and programs are still open please go to the following link: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply/pages/application-dates-deadlines.aspx
Please go to the bottom of the page to the section titled, ‘Is Your Campus Still Accepting Applications’ and enter the required information.
If denied application fee waivers, please use the following form to appeal that decision, and potentially receive fee waivers for applications: 2021-22 Application Fee Waiver Appeal Form
UC Application: *Transfer Academic Update*
You must provide your final grades from the previous term and list all courses in progress or planned for the term before you expect to enroll. Your updates will ensure UC campuses have the most current academic information available. Even if you do not have any in-progress or planned courses and your record of course grades was complete in your original application, you must log in to your application and complete the Transfer Academic Update.
TAUs need to include grades through fall 2020 and planned coursework through summer 2021. The priority deadline is January 31, 2021.
Link to the UC Application login page: https://apply.universityofcalifornia.edu/my-application/login
CSU Application: *Transfer Academic Update*
If you applied for the Fall 2021 quarter/semester, you must update your CSU application to include the courses you completed in Fall 2020 and the grades you received in these courses. These updates must be made in January 2021. Please also include your planned coursework through summer 2021.
The deadline for making these updates for students starting in Fall 2021 is January 31, 2021. You will also receive email notifications reminding you to complete these updates. You can log in to your Cal State Apply application at any time to add or change information. For further assistance please refer to the Transfer Academic Update Instructions provided: https://www2.calstate.edu/attend/transfer/Documents/transfer-academic-update-2021.pdf
Link to the CSU Application login page: https://calstate.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login
*ATTENTION ALL UC Berkeley Applicants*:
UC Berkley emailed all transfer applicants that their My Application Portal(MAP@Berkeley) is opened so all applicants work on the required supplemental forms. This supplemental form in addition to the Transfer Academic Update for the UC system. It is important that applicants are aware that failure to submit these forms will jeopardize the review of their application. The information on these forms vary depending on the major/college the student is applying to.
If students have any questions please use the following link to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions: https://admissions.berkeley.edu/contact-us
Or by contacting them at the following phone number, (510) 642-3175
The last day to submit the UC Berkeley Transfer Supplemental Form is January 31st, 11:59 PM
Career & Transfer Center Now Hiring:
Applications for Starting Point Mentorship Program now open:
The Starting Point Mentorship Program (SPMP) at UC Berkeley connects community college students with current Berkeley transfer students of similar majors, backgrounds, and/or community colleges. Mentors provide informational support in navigating the application process to UC Berkeley, along with imparting insight about the transfer student experience at UC Berkeley. For more information, and to apply please visit their website at the following link: https://transfers.berkeley.edu/startingpoint
Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Professions virtual Workshops
Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Professions will be hosting virtual Allied Health Advisor Workshops. There are three dates and times for you to choose from and the presentations will cover the same information at each session. Registration Link
- Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
- Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm
- Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mills College Rep Visit and Upcoming Workshops:
A Mills College representative will be meeting with students in various upcoming months. Please use the following link for the various times and dates listed above: https://millscollege.zoom.us/j/3846220333#success
Honoring our Nations HBCU’s:
Learn About Careers Serving Children with Autism:
Please use the following links below to register for the upcoming events. To learn more about the Gateway Learning Group please visit their website at: https://www.gatewaylg.com/
- Thursday, January 28th
- 1:30 pm to 2 pm
- Friday, January 29th
- 10:30 am to 11 am
Women Leadership Initiative How to Get an “In” for an Internship Event:
CA Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Presents Creating a Pathway to Success (CAPS) 2021:
Since 1978, the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) has served as a statewide ethnic business organization advocating, educating, and promoting the economic growth and development of Hispanic entrepreneurs and the needs of their employees. They are looking for college-level applicants throughout California who have a genuine interest in creating a positive impact within their communities, contribute to our economy, and empower others to succeed. The deadline to apply is Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 11:59 PM (PST).
The program was instituted to prepare Hispanic college students to graduate and enter the workforce. CAPS provides the students with opportunities available to them in business, public service, community insights, and entrepreneurial arenas. The curriculum engages students to develop a network of professionals and advisors, learn soft skills that would be an asset to them in the workforce and business world, and most importantly create future leaders for regional Hispanic chambers and the community. To learn more please visit their website at: http://www.cahcc.com/
The CHCC Foundation and CAPS leadership are seeking applicants with the following criteria:
- Must be a Sophomore in college/university or higher in the Spring semester/quarter of 2021
- Must be a California resident
- Demonstrate financial need
- Transcripts from all post-secondary academic institutions you have attended (unofficial transcripts are accepted)
- To apply please use the following link: https://cahcc.smapply.io/prog/caps/
This virtual event will promote early awareness of college access to K-12 and career preparation to current 2 and 4-year college Asian Pacific Islander students and their families.
- Virtual Events
- Digital Pen Pals
- A program that connects you with a current Cal Poly student so you can learn about their experiences in engineering and ask any questions you may have. Sign-up Link.
- Digital Pen Pals
- If you have any questions please email email@example.com
Join UC San Diego staff, students, and faculty for a variety of Triton Talk webinars! From academics to student life, learn about the various resources, programs, and opportunities you’ll have at your fingertips at UC San Diego.
- No events listed currently, please visit their events website for recordings of past webinars: https://admissions.ucsd.edu/visit/events/index.html
UC Davis will be hosting various virtual events like info for different students, and the different colleges within Davis will be hosting info sessions as well. There are many more dates and events, please check out the link above to see all the events coming up!
- No events listed currently
UC Santa Cruz TAG Workshops/Other Virtual Events:
Please check out all the virtual events that UC Santa Cruz will be having, here’s a link to that website: https://admissions.ucsc.edu/visit/fall-virtual-events.html
Discover Berkeley webinar series:
- No events listed currently, please visit their events website for recordings of past webinars: https://admissions.berkeley.edu/discover-berkeley
Winter Intersession schedule for students that may need courses for Transfer.
If interested contact MiraCosta College at: (760) 795-6880 or Transfercenter@miracosta.edu
UC Santa Cruz Community Studies B.A. major information for students interested in social justice who are applying to UC Santa Cruz for Fall 2021 or interested in applying in the future. The Transfer Student Info Handout and the Transfer Student Three-Fold brochure features interdisciplinary programs with emphases in Health Justice and Economic Justice and Political Economy.
If you have any questions please contact the Program Manager, Sarah Amador, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At San Francisco State they offer a B.S. in Environmental Studies, Natural Resource and Conservation, and Environmental Studies B.A. Please click on the image or the title of this post to view the full brochure for the major. Here is a video that explains what the program is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–T2oKQiCNw#action=share
For any additional information please check out their website at: https://pace.sfsu.edu/envs
If you would like to talk with a current major about the program, they can sign up to be connected with a student “ambassador” here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScHCIULhSYwqaeWAwNh31a9ipAbde8XSSEctDZDX56pkEGHxA/viewform
Bridges Multicultural Resource Center serves underrepresented, students of color to pursue opportunities for post-secondary education.
Their community college mentorship program pairs select CCC students with mentors from bridges, who provide guidance, support, and professional development of mentees.
If you are interested please fill out this google form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6szMagQgbJP3d6RV1V4iFTJNT0SWMiJbeAX-wsH5TBQWzJw/viewform
For more information about Bridges please visit their website: https://bridges.berkeley.edu/
Virtual UC Irvine Appointments for Fall 2020:
UC Irvine’s transfer admission counselor will be hosting one on one virtual meetings with students, they also ask that students have a Transfer Admission Planner Account (TAP). If you would like to schedule an appointment with them please go to this link: https://apply.admissions.uci.edu/portal/TRfa21nep_cccappts
Important information regarding the admissions process for the Undergraduate Program at the Haas School of Business, please go to the link above.
To learn about their upcoming admissions Admissions events and their programs RISE@BerekeleyHaas and Envision Haas Transfer please go to this link: Outreach & Admission Events page.
UC Davis Admissions Webinar:
Interested in UC Davis! Come learn from a current UC Davis student about academic opportunities, campus life, and the admissions process.
Link to the current and upcoming webinars: https://ua.ucdavis.edu/portal/admissionpresentation
Grand Canyon University Presents GCU Live Tours:
GCU will be hosting various webinars this month for students for more information check out there GCULiveLessons Brochure!
- Learn about there 9 different colleges please go to this link: https://www.gcu.edu/academics
- To schedule an appointment with the admissions counselor, Gabriel Eagle please go to this link: https://calendly.com/gabriel-gcu
Transfer Tour and Panel: This will be a GCU Live Tour of campus followed by a panel from students who have transferred to Grand Canyon University. Tune in to learn some great information about our campus.
GCU Live Schedule: includes a link to virtual tours that will be held, as well as 45-minute interactive educational lessons presented by a college representative at no-cost. Get a head start on developing your skills and learning to leverage your strengths while at home.
For more information go to this link: https://pages.gcu.edu/Documents/gcu-live-lesson-schedule.pdf
Mount Saint Mary’s University Information:
Virtual Resources: To learn more about MSMU go to this link.
Talk with an Admission Counselor: You can schedule an appointment to talk with an admissions counselor by phone or meet via Zoom to discuss any questions you may have about MSMU.
Guided Virtual Campus Tour: Admission representatives are available to walk you through our 360-degree views of both the Chalon and Doheny campuses. Tours last close to an hour, and there is an opportunity for interaction throughout. Come have your questions answered and envision life at the Mount!
Self- Guided Virtual Campus Tour: You can explore our Chalon and Doheny campuses at their own pace while learning more about our rich history in Los Angeles, relevant academic offerings, and vibrant student life.
For more information about Majors and Minors go to the USCS website.
If interested in the program please contact Ambrosia Shapiro at email@example.com
To contact your local UCSC representatives please check out their website.
To schedule an appointment with a Transfer Prep Program representative please go to this link.
Important Updates from San Francisco State University:
Fall 2021 – Applications will be accepted starting Thursday, Oct 1, 2020. Lower Division Transfer (LDT) option to students with less than 60 transferable semester units prior to transferring to SF State. The eligibility criteria for the LDT are:
- have graduated from high school or earned a GED certificate
- earned the specified GPA in ‘a-g’ courses based on your residence or high school
- 2.50 or greater for California residents or graduates of a California high school
- 3.00 or greater for all other applicants
- completion of the 30-unit comprehensive “a-g” pattern of college preparatory course either in high school or with additional college coursework
- have achieved an overall college GPA of a least 2.00 in all transferable courses; impacted majors may require a higher GPA
- be in good standing at the last college or university attended
- completion of a course in Written Communication [GE Area A2] and a course in mathematics or quantitative reasoning [GE Area B4] with a grade or C- or better
These Majors are will no longer be impacted starting Fall 2021: Health Education, Industrial Design, Visual Communication Design, and Kinesiology (Integrated Teacher Education Program for PE)
*Please make sure to visit the San Francisco State website to learn more. Check out there admissions website!*
Please check the website for the program’s requirements
UC Santa Barbara Resources and Upcoming Events:
Meet with a Transfer Admissions Counselor:
Planning to transfer to UCSB? Register for a 15-minute transfer admission advising session. Review of transfer eligibility, UCSB TAG, major preparation, the UC application, and more are available. Please go to this link to sign up: https://calendly.com/adrabowman/bcc?month=2020-08
Please also check out UC Santa Barbara’s website, they’ll have different events this August, including tours, student panels, major preparation webinars for transfer students, and much more! Click here to see events.
Confused or want to know more about the Uc application? Uc Santa Barbara now has a Uc application tutorial playlist! Breaks down the process in a few different videos, click here to watch them!
Berkeley Undergraduate Mentorship Program:
College is a whole new chapter of life and Cal is a big campus. A group of upperclassmen students from Klesis who have been through the journey of freshman year and are here to help you find your way! BUMP Upperclassmen are here to help in all aspects of your college career, from Q&A’s to seminars to career advice.
Website Link: https://berkeley.klesis.org/bump-mentorship