Important Information and Dates for UC Transfers
Fall 2017 Admissions Cycle
Aug - Nov
out UC online application.
researching the “Common Application” to apply to private schools such as USC,
LMU and more…
Aug - Nov
“Scholars UC Application Workshop”
It is mandatory
that Scholars Program students who expect to be TAP certified for UCLA and UCI attend
one of these workshops.
Students will complete TAP/UCLA priority admissions paperwork at this
Admission Guarantee (TAG) Contracts must be completed on-line this month in
order to receive guaranteed Fall 2017 admissions to select UC campuses. Students will be allowed to complete one TAG
only. Use the Transfer Admissions
Planner to complete the TAG.
Are you planning
to apply to UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Merced, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, or
UC Riverside for Fall 2017 admissions?
Find out how you can benefit from a TAG Contract. Attend one of the SMC TAG Workshops and/or an
Sept - Nov
Attend a UC
Personal Insight Tips & Strategies Workshop (optional).
Sept - Nov
appointment with a Scholars Counselor to review transfer requirements and for a
full admissions evaluation.
the SMC Scholarships become available. http://www.smc.edu/EnrollmentDevelopment/Scholarships/Pages/Scholarship-Programs.aspx
Start looking for
outside scholarship opportunities.
Oct - Nov
submit CSU online application. http://www.csumentor.edu/admissionapp/
Nov 1 - 30th
filing period (At this point you can submit your application online.)
passing AP scores and transcripts from ANY
AND ALL INSTITUTIONS EVER attended (community college, college, university,
foreign university) must submit them to the SMC Admissions Office by November
30th. This is NOT optional. We must have ALL records regardless of their transferability. Send these “official transcripts” unopened,
not hand-carried, and mailed directly from the institution to the SMC
Admissions Office. The Scholars Program cannot TAP certify
students unless the official records are submitted. If you submit transcripts directly to the
Scholars Office, you will still have to submit official copies to the SMC
Admissions Office 1900 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405-1628 by November 30th.
Dec - Jan
“acknowledgement letter” by mail, from UC Central Processor, indicating that
they have received your application, have an updated email, home address, phone
number and correct majors for the correct campuses. You do not need to respond
to this letter unless you need to change or update information. If you do not
receive this letter, contact UC Central Processor in order to double-check that
they have properly received your application.
UC will send
“Transfer Academic Update” e-mail asking students to report all Fall 2016
grades and to verify final winter and spring schedule. If you do not respond to this email, UC may
cancel your admissions.
Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline
Turn in FAFSA and GPA Verification Form (for Cal Grant)
by this date. The Cal Grant deadline specifically is a firm deadline. Check the SMC Financial Aid Office’s website
to find out about your GPA Verification.
appointment with a counselor to do a final evaluation of your IGETC.
Deadline to turn
in the “Graduation Petition” to the SMC Admissions Office. The Graduation Petition is required to earn the Associate’s
Degree and/or participate in the SMC graduation ceremony. http://www.smc.edu/EnrollmentDevelopment/Admissions/Documents/Downloadable-Forms/Petition%20for%20Graduation%20Associate%20Degree%2003%2010%202016.pdf
Apr - May
decisions back from UC and CSU campuses.
Apr - July
Turn in your
IGETC Certification Petition to the SMC Admissions Office. Students must do this. The Scholars Office does not and cannot
submit these for students. At this point
you must indicate which campus you will be attending and IGETC will only be
sent to that campus. IGETC forms are
available through the Admissions Office: http://www.smc.edu/EnrollmentDevelopment/Admissions/Documents/Downloadable-Forms/IGETC_Petition_2010.pdf
Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) to the campus of your choice. Turn in ALL official transcripts and AP scores
to the UC campus that you will be attending.
June - July
attending schools that require IGETC certifications must submit completed
petitions to the Santa Monica College Admissions Office.