Special Transfer & Support Programs

Fullerton College

Special Support Programs

Fullerton College provides a variety of programs designed to enhance academic and transfer success. Many programs are designed to serve the needs of special populations and/or major fields. 

Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)

The Associates Degree for Transfer is a specialized AA/AS that provides students with the following benefits:

  • Guaranteed Admission to the Cal State System
    • It is not a guarantee to any specific CSU campus
  • In a major that the CSU campus considers “similar” to your ADT. 
    • See Similar Majors link.
  • A 0.1 bump in their CSU-transferable GPA.
    • This is a campus-specific practice and for admission purposes only.
  • Special admissions considerations to some private and/or out of state colleges. 


ADT Frequently Asked Questions

Cross Enrollment

Did you know that qualifying Fullerton College students can take one class per fall and spring semester at select CSU and UC campuses for nearly the same price you pay at Fullerton College?

It’s called “Cross Enrollment” and it is a great way for you to check out what it is like to be a student at the CSU and/or UC while taking courses that meet your bachelor degree requirements!

To Qualify for Cross Enrollment:
  1. Complete at least one term (fall or spring) at Fullerton College as a matriculated student.
  2. Be in good academic standing
  3. Enroll in a minimum of 6 units at Fullerton Collegein the same semester that you will to do cross enrollment at the CSU or UC.
  4. Complete appropriate academic preparation as determined by the CSU or UC campus.

NOTE: Students may participate in Cross Enrollment in the fall or spring semesters only. Cross Enrollment is not offered in the summer.

To Apply for Cross Enrollment

Step 1

Print the Cross Enrollment Application

Step 2

Complete the top portion of the cross enrollment form and deliver it to the Fullerton College admissions and Records for verification.
The verification process can take up to 10 working days to be completed and a fee is required.

Step 3

If approved, you will then deliver your cross enrollment application to the admissions and records office of the CSU or UC and follow their instructions.


Cal State University (CSU)

University of California (UC)

Transfer Admissions Guarantee (TAG)
Guaranteed admissions to one of six UC campuses!
Information on min TAG requirements and how to apply.



Transfer Admissions Planner –  (TAP) Begin your UC transfer today!

  • Not a program but rather a tool to help you plan your transfer to the UC.
    Courses entered into the UC TAP will transfer to your UC Application and UC TAG application!


UC San Diego


Private & Out of State

California Private & Independent

Out of State

Other Special Programs

  • Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program
    • Thinking of transferring to an out-out-of state institution in the Western U.S. but concerned about the cost for non-resident students? WUE may allow you to qualify for lower out-of-state tuition rates!