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University of California

Complete your education at the University of California with 9 campuses and over a hundred degree options. 

UC Campuses

Choosing Your UC

Considering a UC?  Check out the UC campuses and see the right fit for you. 


Major and General Education Courses

What lower-division courses are required for your major?  What general education classes should you take?  Use Assist.org, as a transfer tool to get a list of major courses based on the UC of your choice.  Also, you are encouraged to complete the IGETC Pattern to satisfy your general education courses prior to transfer.  It is important to schedule an appointment with a counselor to develop a student education plan based on the universities of your choice to ensure you are taking all the right classes for admission.   


Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)

Allan Hancock College can help you get your admission guaranteed to a particating UC campus.  Nothing feels better than getting a guaranteed place at a UC. TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee) any one of six UC campuses.  Use the links below to view TAG requirements for each participating UC campus. 


Transfer Admission Planner (TAP)

To apply for TAG, you must have a Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) account and start inputing your college courses/semesters taken.  Create a TAP account early to stay on track with UC transfer goals.  Great news - all coursework per semester entered into TAP will be downloaded into the UC application when you are ready to apply!  


UC Admissions & Deadlines

Follow these easy steps:

  1. Get started on your UC Transfer Admission Planner | TAP.
  2. Attend a UC TAG Workshop.
  3. Attend a UC Admission Application Workshop or watch a pre-recorded webinar
  4. Get started on your UC Admission Application.
  5. Before you submit your application, schedule an Application Review Appointment so a counselor can review your application.
  6. Attend University Application Follow-Up Workshop for next steps.

One UC application for all 9 campuses.  Is your UC still accepting applications?  

Fall Admission

Winter | Spring Admission

Submit by scheduled deadline:

Admission Application: October 1 - November 30
TAG Application: September 1-30


Transfer Academic Update
: January 31
Student Intent to Register: June 1
Official Transcripts: July 1
AP, IB, and IGETC Certification: July 15

Submit by scheduled deadline:

Admission Application: July 1-31 
(Merced, Riverside, and Santa Cruz only)
TAG Application: May 1-31

Transfer Academic Update: Refer to UC above
Student Intent to Register: Refer to UC above
Official Transcripts: Refer to UC above 
AP, IB, and IGETC Certification: Refer to UC above 


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