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To be eligible and get the benefits of a TAG, you must meet the following criteria:

UC Santa Cruz Transfer Admission Guarantee

  • Students who have completed 20 semester units or more of upper-division coursework at a four-year college/university, have a bachelor’s degree, or are former UCSC students are NOT eligible for a Santa Cruz TAG
  • Complete at least 30 UC transferable semester units of coursework
  • Complete UC required transferable math course and 1st of two transferable English courses with a C or higher by the end of Fall 2023, and English 2 or equivalent by the end of Spring 2024
  • Earn an overall UC GPA of 3.0 by Fall 2023
  • Earn no grades lower than a “C” in UC transferable coursework the year prior to transfer