Workshops and 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

Field Trips

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.

SDSU Events

Coming soon...

UCSD Events

Coming soon...

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.

Appeals Workshops

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.

Coming soon...

Click here to learn more about admissions appeals.

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 11th 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 11th from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday November 2nd 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 17th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday November 8th 4:00 - 5:00 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 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday October 5th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Thursday October 11th from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday November 22nd 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Monday November 7th 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Application Assistance

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:

 ►CSU Application Workshop: Coming soon...

  • 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:
  • 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 right now - view a "how to video" or review this page.

The Common Application - Walk-in to the Transfer Center to receive assistance with your application.

Common Applications Workshops

  • Coming soon

Online Tools Resources

SDSU Supplemental Application Workshops

Coming soon...

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.

Brandman University:

  • Thursday, 9/1 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.

DeVry University:

  • Friday, 8/5 frm 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

National University:

  • Thursday, 7/28 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 8/3 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.

UCSC will be holding a presentation/workshop in LRC 435 so students can learn more about UCSC admission process and requirement. Sign up in the Transfer Center, room I4-306 or call 619-388-2473.

UC Santa Barbara

► Online Advising | Transfer Webinars | TAG Webinars | UC Application Webinars | Personal Statement Presentations

► Virtual College Fairs

CollegeWeekLive is the leading FREE Online College Fair and admissions event website. Students that are interested in transferring can connect to admissions reps from 250+ colleges and see current college student video webcasting about campus life. Admissions experts will be presenting live via video. Scholarships and special promotions are available to students who login to attend CollegeWeekLive events. Visit and register for free.