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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

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UCSD Events

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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.

  • Tuesday June 14th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Monday July 25th from 3:00 - 4:00 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.

  • Monday June 20st from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday July 8th from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday August 2nd from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

UCSD Transfer: Learn about general transfer to University California San Diego (UCSD).  A must attend for anyone interested in transferring to UCSD.

  • Monday June 6th from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday July 5th from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday August 11th from 1:00 - 2:00 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.

  • Thursday June 30st from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday July 19th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.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 June 7th from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Monday July 11th from 2:30 - 3:30 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 - Walk-in to the Transfer Center to receive assistance with your application.

Need help right now - view a "how to video"


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

Need help right now - view a "how to video"

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

Common Applications Workshops

  • Thursday June 15th from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday July 12th from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • Monday August 8th from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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.

San Diego State University:

  • Tuesday, 7/19 from 9:30 - 11:00 a.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 www.collegeweeklive.com and register for free.