After you have selected a four-year college or university that offers a degree in your major, you need to follow various steps in applying for admission. This checklist is for your information and will be a helpful reference during the application process.
APPLICATION COMPLETEDComplete and file application before priority deadline (ask for deadlines at the Transfer Center or the Counseling Counter).
Send application fee along with application. Fee waivers are available; inquire at the Transfer Center.
Have college transcripts (and high school transcripts, if necessary) sent to the school of application; do not send it with the Admissions Application.
Take necessary admissions tests if required.
Send copy of admission test scores along with application if less than 56 semester units are completed or if the college request them.
Obtain a letter of recommendation from a counselor, instructor, or employer if you are applying to the EOPS program or a private university.
Write a personal essay or autobiography. The University of California and private universities require a personal essay or autobiography.
Make an appointment for your audition (Dance, Music, Theatre Art Majors).
Have your portfolio ready for submission (Architecture, Design, Art Majors).
* SPECIAL ADMISSION PROGRAMS AND SOME UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL MATERIALS OR PROCEDURES.