Transfer Basics Seminars

Our Transfer Basics seminar series is designed to assist our students through the transfer process, including: basic requirements to the CSU & UC, discovering transfer programs, preparing for competitive admissions, exploring transfer options, and how to budget for the university.

Visit the Transfer Center Calendar for a schedule of seminar dates!


Calendar: Seminars

For dates on these seminars, please visit our calendar.

Seminars on Demand!

If you are a Fullerton College faculty, manager, staff, club or organization and wish to schedule any of our Transfer Seminars for your students or groups, please visit our Presentations webpage.

Transfer Basics Intro

Tips for New Students!

Students are strongly encouraged to begin their transfer research and preparation from the moment they begin their education at Fullerton College. Thus, we believe that early outreach to our students is essential to their transfer success. This seminar to provide new students with the “tips” that we know will ensure a successful transfer.
Topics include:

  • Fullerton College – A wise choice!
  • 3 Basic Steps to Transfer:
    • Exploring (transfer options)
    • Preparing (The importance of counseling)
    • Applying  (Early preparation)
  • Transfer Center services
  • The importance of staying connected

Transfer Basics 101

Basic Transfer Requirements to the CSU & UC

Our most popular seminar!
This seminar covers the basic admissions requirements to the California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC).
Topics include:

  • Minimum Transfer Requirements for the CSU & UC
  • Competitive campuses and major programs
  • General Education Patterns
  • Major Preparation
  • The CSU and UC Application Process
  • Special Programs and services

Transfer Basics 201

Competitive Admissions

Many popular UC, CSU and private campuses apply competitive admissions standards that exceed the minimum requirements. This seminar is designed to help our students learn what they can do at Fullerton College to make themselves a more competitive candidate! Topics include:

  • Current Competitive Colleges & Universities
  • CSU Local Service Areas
  • Academic Preparation
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Personal Qualities & Life Experiences

Transfer Basics 301

Guaranteed Admissions

Transfer students from California community colleges have access to many special transfer programs that give them a distinct advantage in transfer to the CSU, UC, and even some private and out-of-state campuses too!
Topics include:

  • The California Community College advantage to the CSU & UC
  • Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT)
  • UC Transfer Admissions Guarantee (TAG)
  • UCLA Transfer Alliance Program (TAP)
  • Guaranteed Admissions to Arizona State
  • Transfer Guarantee to Historically Black Colleges & Universities
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange Program

Transfer Basics 401

Exploring Transfer Options

As the many of the CSU and UC become more competitive, it is becoming even more important for student to explore all their transfer options! This seminar is designed to educate and encourage transfer students to consider all possible transfer options.
Topics covered include:

  • Current Competitive Admissions Practices (CSU & UC)
  • An Overview of the CSU and UC systems
  • California Private Colleges
  • Out-of-State Institutions
  • HBCU, Women’s Colleges
  • Non-Traditional Programs: Online Programs, Programs for Working Adults

Transfer Basics 501

How to Afford a University

Maybe you are thinking about that dream college or you have been accepted to a university and received your financial aid award and are now wondering “Can I afford this university? This seminar provides students with the basics of how to afford a college/university in an      easy-to-understand, practical way!
Topics include:

  • Financial Aid – Just the Basics!
    • How it works
    • What’s available?
  • Budgeting – How to really afford your dream college!
    • Cost of Attendance
    • Funding sources
    • Monthly expenses
  • Scholarships & Special Programs
    • California Dream Act
    • California Middle Class Scholarship
    • UC Blue & Gold Plan