Workshops & Events
The Transfer Center offers over 100 workshops and events throughout the semester in the areas of:
- Application Assistance
- Special Events
- Transfer Planning
- University Events and Visits
We have planned several bus trips for Fall 2016. You are invited to take a bus trip with Mesa College to tour the following campuses and attend on-site information sessions. Space is limited. To sign up come to the Transfer Center as soon as possible. $20 refundable deposit is required.
- To Be Determined
A San Diego State University representative will be tabling at Mesa Commons area, in front of book store to answer your questions about SDSU, on the following days:
- Thursday, October 20th from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Thursday, November 3rd from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 15th from 11:00- 12:00 p.m.
San Diego State University will be holding a presentation/workshop in I4-207 so students can learn more about SDSU admission process and requirements for Teacher Credential Programs. Sign up in the Transfer Center, room I4-306 or call 619-388-2473.
- Tuesday, November 15th from 3:00- 4:00 p.m.
A UCSD representative will be holding one-on-one appointments to answer your transfer questions about the UC System. Call the Transfer Center at 619-388-2473 or visit us in I4-306 to sign up for a 15 minutes appointment with the UC representative.
- Tuesday, September 13th 11:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, September 28th 9:15 a.m. - 1:00p.m.
- Tuesday, October 4th 2:00- 3:00 p.m.
- Thursday, October 27th 9:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Monday, November 7th, 9:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 29th, 9:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Transfer Planning Workshops
Small, hands-on group sessions cover admissions requirements to your target universities and how you can best prepare yourself. In addition, you will obtain information on creating an educational plan for transfer.
Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAGs) as well as, admissions requirements, processes, and deadlines will be discussed. The small group format allows you to ask questions and receive answers promptly as well as give you the tools to obtain additional information.
Call or come by the Transfer Center to sign up for any of the planning groups below. All workshops are located in the Transfer Center, room I4-306 unless otherwise noted.
You may complete your UC or CSU online application. Help is available on a walk-in basis or in workshops. Learn how to properly complete a UC or CSU application. We review the information you need to gather to prepare your application, explain what the questions mean, and answer your questions about the application and transfer process. You can come into the center any time to apply online.
UC Application Workshop
- Tuesday September 13th from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
- Wednesday September 21st from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Tuesday October 18th from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday November 9th from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
- University of California applications are open now. You can start working on your transfer admission planner (TAP) and the application and submit it during the month of Novmeber. Please visit the Transfer Center if you have any questions. This power point can guide you with your application process. Click here for more tips and tools.
CSU Application Workshop:
- Wednesday September 14th from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Friday October 21st from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
- Tuesday October 25th from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
- Wednesday November 2nd from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Tuesday November 15th from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Cal Poly Pomona is open for Winter 2017 semester!
- CSU Bakersfield, CSU Channel Islands, CSU Chico, CSU Dominguez Hills, CSU Fresno, CSU Fullerton, CSU Long Beach, CSU Monterey Bay, CSU Sacramento, CSU Stanislaus, Humboldt State University, San Francisco State University, and Sonoma State University are open for the Spring 2017 semester for transfer and first year applicants. For more information and apply, visit: http://www.csumentor.edu/Filing_Status/Default.asp
- Most California State Universities accept Spring 2016 transfer applications. The requirements and procedures for the special admission may vary by school. Please contact the Veterans office at your perspective school for more information.
Need help with GPA calculation? Download this GPA calculation sheet Fillable Excel (save to computer for future use) or attend a workshop:
- Wednesday September 7th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
- Wednesday October 5th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m
►The Common Application - Walk-in to the Transfer Center to receive assistance with your application.
Common Applications Workshops
- Monday September 26th from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
- Tuesday October 25th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- Wednesday December 7th from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Online Tools Resources
►SDSU Supplemental Application Workshops
- Tuesday December 6th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Wednesday December 14th from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Have you been denied transfer. You might be eligible to appeal the decision. Come to a workshop to find out if and how to appeal.
►General UC Transfer / UC TAG : The UC Transfer Admissions Guarantee (TAG) submission deadline was September 30th for Fall 2015. General information on UC TAG can be obtained online and in the UC General Transfer Workshop.
- Friday, September 2nd from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
- Tuesday, September 20th from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, October 19th from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 1st from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Wednesday, November 16th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
►University Link Program: Learn about this special transfer Guarantee program to UCSD. Available to students in their first year of college, Veterans and Foster Youth.
- Tuesday, September 6th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
- Monday, October 24th from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 9th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
►UCSD Transfer: Learn about general transfer to University California San Diego (UCSD). A must attend for anyone interested in transferring to UCSD.
- Tuesday, September 3rd from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, September 28th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- Monday, October 17th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Wednesday, October 26th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Wednesday, November 2nd from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 15th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
►SDSU Transfer: Learn about transfer to San Diego State University (SDSU), including the transfer guarantee program and the associate degree with a guarantee. A must attend for anyone interesting in transferring to SDSU.
- Wednesday, September 7th from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
- Tuesday, September 27th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Friday, October 14th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 8th 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, November 30th from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
►General CSU/ADT Transfer: Learn about transferring to the California State University (CSU) system. This workshop includes information on the Associate Degree for Transfer.
- Tuesday, September 13th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- Friday, September 30th 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Wednesday, October 5th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- Thursday, October 11th from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
- Monday, November 7th 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 22nd 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
University Events and Visits
The Transfer Center is pleased to host special workshops and visits from University Representatives.
Online transfer events are also available.
Summer University Representative Visits
Arizona State University:
- Friday, 9/9 frm 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Arizona State University Presentation:
- Friday, 9/9 frm 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
ASU will be holding a presentation/workshop in Transfer Center so students can learn more about ASU admission process and requirement. Sign up in the Transfer Center, room I4-306 or call 619-388-2473.
- Thursday, 9/13 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
- Thursday, 9/29 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
- Thursday, 10/27 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, 22nd from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Columbia College-San Diego, Mesa Commons
- Wednesday, 11/23 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, 11/30 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 4th from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, August 24th from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Thursday, September 8th from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, September 20th from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Monday, October 31st from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, November 29th from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Point Loma Nazarene University:
- Tuesday, 9/13 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
University of California Santa Cruz Presentation:
- Thursday, 11/10 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- Thursday, 9/29 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Williams College will be holding a presentation/workshop in Transfer Center so students can learn more about Williams College admission process and requirement. Sign up in the Transfer Center, room I4-306 or call 619-388-2473.
UC Santa Barbara
Virtual College Fairs
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