Application Information (CSU, UC, Common App)

When to Apply for Transfer - Don't Miss the Deadline!

California State University (CSU) Priority Application Filing Periods

CSU Application Dates & Deadlines Fall 2022 Campus Application Deadlines.pdf

Spring 2022: August 1, 2021 - Augu​st 31, 2021

Summer 2022: September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021

Fall 2022: October 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021

Winter 2023: June 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022

(*The priority application filing period may vary based on your enrollment type or status (e.g., graduate, international, returning, veteran applicant). Some campuses and majors still accept applicants after the priority period.)

This information is subject to change. If you need more detailed information, please contact the campus admissions office directly.

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University of California (UC) Priority Application Filing Periods

UC Admissions Dates & Deadlines

UC Berkeley and UC Merced are on the semester system calendar while all other campuses are on the quarter system calendar. All campuses are open for the fall term. 

Fall Quarter/Semester 2022

August 1, 2021: Application opens for Fall 2022 applicants

September 1, 2021 - September 30, 2021: Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) application for Fall 2022 term

November 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021: Submit Fall 2022 applications

Winter Quarter/Spring Semester 2022

July 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021: Application opens for UC Merced, UC Riverside, and UC Santa Cruz

May 1, 2021 - May 30, 2021: Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) application for Winter/Spring 2022 term 

This information is subject to change. If you need more detailed information, please contact the campus admissions office directly.

UC Application

UC Application Center (Scroll down for Application Helpdesk hours) - Call within the U.S.: (800) 207-1710 or email:

UC Application Step-by-Step Tutorial for Fall 2021 Admissions: Created for California Community College Students by SBCC Transfer Academy

UC Santa Cruz – Transfer Video Recording

UC System - Campus Contacts & Support Services

UC Transfer Academic Update Instructional Video

Common Application - Explore nearly 900 colleges and universities using Common App

The Common App - Application Guide for Transfer Students

The Common App for Transfer Quick Start Guide

The Common App for Transfer Help Center

Chapman University - Transfer Resources

Chapman University - Transfer Application Instructions and Deadlines

Regional Admission Counselors of California (RACC) - Promoting out-of-state educational opportunities for Californians

University of Southern California (USC) Transfer Applicant Information

University of Southern California (USC) Transfer Application Deadlines for 2021-2022 Admission

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) - America’s largest regional interstate tuition savings program