Show Me the Money! How to Pay for Your Bachelor’s Degree

This workshop will provide detailed information regarding the cost structure of a Bachelor's degree and what funding options are available to student's.  Federal, state, and institutional financial aid will be reviewed as well as unrestricted scholarship opportunities.

How to Transfer to UCLA and Other UC's

SMC sends the most students to the UC System! An SMC counselor will review the most recent transfer  requirements for the UC, give tips on how to become a more competitive applicant, and provide an overview of the unique features of the UC campuses.​

Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) Programs

SMC students can secure guaranteed admission to a variety of participating colleges. Certain requirements and deadlines must be met.

UC Application Workshops

An SMC counselor will explain how to complete the UC application. The entire application will be covered line by line and questions will be addressed.

Open Computer Labs

During open lab times, students will work on the transfer application live (limited computers will be available. Personal laptops are encouraged). Bring copies of transcripts from all colleges attended. Personal insight questions will not be read during this time.

UC Personal Insight Questions: Tips and Strategies

Learn about the NEW personal insight questions on the UC application. Tips and strategies on how to prepare strong responses will be shared with you.

I'm Admitted! Next Steps for Transfer (Financial Aid, Housing, etc.)

Information on the final steps to complete a successful transfer will be covered. For example, sending final transcripts, IGETC certification, and attending orientation at your transfer institution.

For transfer students admitted Fall 2020.

Denied Admission. How to Appeal

This workshop will help students understand and craft an appeal to have their admission decision reconsidered.

For transfer students denied admission for Fall 2020.