Transfer Center news & updates

July | 2022

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Dear Students,


We hope that you are enjoying your summer! The Transfer Center is available during the summer months to assist you with transfer services including workshops, counseling, university representative visits, and assistance with transfer research. Please scroll down to our stay connected section for our virtual and limited in-person hours.


Remember that it is never too soon to start preparing for transfer, so take advantage of all the great services we offer in the center! 


Best regards,


Transfer Center Team

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Transfer News

Newsletter Exploration Content

We are changing it up! Beginning August 2022, the content of this Transfer Center Newsletter will focus primarily on transfer exploration resources and events. We encourage all students in the exploration phase of their transfer journey to follow along!

Students who are preparing to apply for the 2023 winter/spring and fall terms are encouraged to sign-up for their respective Canvas cohort below to receive information and event announcements specific to your application cycle.

Transfer Alumni Spotlight

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Meet Leah Lopez - CSU Long Beach


In 2021, Leah transferred to Cal State University, Long Beach as a liberal studies major. 


What do you enjoy about your transfer university?

I love how CSULB is completely diverse! It’s a big campus that even I haven’t explored or experienced it all.


What transfer advice would you give to future FC transfer students?

My advice is to stay motivated! I know it may have been difficult getting a feel of the college experience at a junior college, but you’ll get a lot of time at the university to experience exactly what you’re looking for!

Currently not only am I excelling academically, I’ve also been able to explore what clubs and extra curriculars are like on campus. I’m involved in a few programs like Liberal Studies Student Association (LSSA), Philipino American Club (PAC), I’ve also found my home away from home in sorority life specifically in the Panhellenic sorority Tri Delta. I commute to campus, but that doesn’t stop me from trying to live what I feel like is the college experience.


Learn more about the California State University, Long Beach here. 

Transfer Exploration

Explore Colleges & Universities

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Explore Your University and Major Choices

We encourage students to develop a list of potential colleges. To begin your exploration, review the following tips and resources:




Need assistance with your transfer exploration? Don't hesitate to contact us, we are here to help!

Research Assistance

Transferring in 2023?

Join Our Canvas Cohort!

Join the Spring 2023 Cohort
  Join the Fall 2023 Cohort  

Upcoming Events!

Summer Transfer Academies

Don't miss out! Join UC Merced's Summer Transfer Academy, which is a 3-day, 2-night residential program for all current community college students who are interested in transferring to a UC campus. The priority deadline to apply is July 1, 2022. For more information, visit the UCM webpage here.

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The UC Berkeley Summer Experience is an intensive information session for Fall 2023  prospective applicants to learn about the admissions process and campus environment. The deadline to apply is July 10, 2022. To apply, visit the UCB webpage here.

University of California

The University of California Transfer Prep Programs will offer a Discover Your UC Transfer webinar series. They will spotlight three campuses each day from July 26-28, 2022 at 1 p.m. Join them to learn about how to prepare to transfer to UC, the opportunities available to students including research, study abroad, and student support services. To register, visit the UC webpage here.

The UCLA Transfer Admission Presentation will cover the admission process for transfer students attending a CA community college. The webinar will take place on July 8, 2022 at 10 a.m. To register, visit the UCLA webpage here.

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Throughout this summer UC Santa Barbara will be hosting UC TAP Overview and Transfer Admission Webinars for transfer students. To register, visit the UCSB webpage here.

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Private and Out of State

The University of La  Verne is hosting Walk-In Wednesdays on July 13 and July 27, 2022 from 1-6 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn about the transfer process, your next steps, and meet with key departments including admissions, advising, financial aid, and housing. To register, visit the ULV webpage here.

Working on your college search? Have questions about the process? Connect with the Coalition for College workshops and panel discussions in the coming weeks. To learn more and register, visit the Coalition App webpage here.

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The University of Redlands is a private liberal arts and professional university in Southern California. Students may earn their Bachelor of Science in Business degree from the University of Redlands at the Fullerton College campus.


Fullerton College students receive various admissions and tuition benefits. To view the complete list of benefits visit the Redlands Fullerton College Transfer Partnership page here

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Additional Events

Are you a Pre-Medical student attending a Community College? Join PreMedCC.org in a series of Pre-Medical Student Webinars that will help you connect to an online community of pre-medical students. To view the full list of events, visit premedcc.org here.

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For a complete list of events, visit the Transfer Center Calendar here

Paying for College

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) provides federal student aid, such as federal grants, work-study, and loans to help pay for college. Most U.S. Citizens or eligible noncitizens can apply.


For more information, visit the FAFSA webpage here

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The CA Dream Act Application (CADAA) allows eligible undocumented students to receive state-based financial aid. You are eligible to apply, if you are:

  • Undocumented
  • DACA (valid or expired)
  • U Visa holder
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Meet non-resident exemption

For information, visit the CADAA webpage here.

Watch this video to learn more!

UC's Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan will ensure that you will not have to pay UC’s systemwide tuition and fees out of your own pocket, if you are a California resident whose total family income is less than $80,000 a year and you qualify for financial aid.


For information on how to apply and eligibility requirements, visit the UC B&G Plan webpage here.

Scholarship Opportunities

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Immigrants Rising has curated a list of scholarships and fellowships that don't require proof of U.S. citizenship! For more information on available scholarships, visit the Scholarship Webpage here. The deadline to apply varies by scholarship.

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Explore and apply to other scholarship opportunities! Click on the button below to begin your scholarship exploration.

More Scholarships

Transfer Center Services

Transfer Counseling and Advising

Counseling
Transfer Counselors 

The Transfer Center academic counselors can help you prepare to transfer. 

Counselors can help you:


  • Create an Educational Plan
  • Guide you in your transfer goals
  • Determine if you are ready to transfer
  • Determine if you qualify for an associate degree
  • Determine if you might qualify for an appeal
Transfer Specialist

Meet with a Transfer Center specialist for assistance in the following transfer areas:



  • Researching transfer institutions and majors
  • Staying informed on important dates and deadlines
  • Assistance with completing your university applications
  • Getting informed about special transfer programs
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University Rep

Check out our university partners. Here are questions you can ask when meeting with a representative:



  • What are the general and major-specific admission requirements? 
  • What majors do you offer to prepare me for my future career?
  • How much is tuition?
  • What kind of services are available for transfer students?

Assistance with your Application Essays!

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Schedule an Appointment

The Transfer Center is virtually available to help with your essay reviews, by appointment.  


If you are applying to private universities and/or out-of-state universities you might be required to write a personal statement as part of the admissions application.


If you need assistance with brainstorming or just need someone to provide feedback on your draft, you can submit the form below to request an appointment.


The Fullerton College Writing Center is also available to help you with your personal statements. You can schedule an appointment here!

Stay Connected!

The Transfer Center is available for limited in-person services this summer! We also continue to provide application assistance, workshops, and counseling services remotely.

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Summer Office Hours (June 9 - July 29)

Mon-Wed: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1-5 p.m. 

Thu: 8a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1-5 p.m. (virtual only)

Fri: Closed - No virtual nor in-person services available


Mon. July 4 (Campus Closed)

Webpage:

transfer.fullcoll.edu

E-mail:

transfer@fullcoll.edu 

Phone:

714.992.7086


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