THIS WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER (Week of February 6, 2017)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

BRANDMAN UNIVERSITY – Information Table
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
R-Bldg. Hallway

Thursday, February 9, 2017

CSU EAST BAY– Drop-in
10:00 am – 2:30 pm
R105D (inside Transfer Center)
Please bring a copy of your transcript or print one out in the Transfer Center if you want the CSU East Bay representative to review your transcript. Drop-in is first come, first serve. The sign-in sheet will be the taped to the door.

DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY – Information Table
Dominican University is located in San Rafael, CA. They are still accepting applications for their Nursing program for Fall 2017.
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
R-Bldg. Hallway

SAMUEL MERRITT UNIVERSITY – Information Table
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
R-Bldg. Hallway

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Oakland Black College Expo at Laney College
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Click here for more information and/or to register.

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Visit www.transfermerritt.com/events for a list of all Transfer Center workshops and college representative visits.

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NOW AVAILABLE: Transfer Center Calendar of Events – Spring 2017

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Happy new year, everyone! The Spring 2017 Calendar of Events is now available online (a PDF/printer-friendly version is also available). You can register for workshops online but will still have to stop by the Transfer Center in R-105 or call 510.436.2445 to schedule appointments with our college/university admissions representatives.

In addition to our “regular” colleges and workshops, we have the following new schools and workshops this semester:

  • UC Santa Barbara – Information Table
  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) – Information Table
  • Health Occupation Workshops by University of Phoenix
  • The Private School & University Transfer Option Workshop
  • Introduction to Graduate School Workshop

Please follow us on Facebook (you’ll need a Facebook account to access our page) or Instagram (@transfermerritt) for exclusive offerings, additional transfer announcements and more up-to-date information.

Have a great semester!

-Tanya

TRANSFER DEADLINES & EVENTS

We know this is a busy time of the year for a lot of you who are applying. Here are some reminders:

DEADLINES:
CSU APPLICATION – Today (November 30th at 11:59 pm) is the deadline to submit your CSU application for Fall 2017 admission. For additional support, you may contact CSUMentor Support at:

UC APPLICATION – The deadline for the UC application has been extended to January 3, 2017 for Fall 2017 admission, but some majors will be closed and applications for closed majors will still be due today (November 30th at 11:59 pm).

If you apply after today’s deadline, you will see the following message:
“If you are starting your application today (Dec. 1), please check this page later as campuses and majors will be updated after 10 a.m. on Dec. 2 to reflect  the open majors for the transfer deadline extension.”

You may contact the UC Application Support/Help Desk:
UC Application (application processing only/non-technical support) – 800-523-2048 or ucinfo@ucapplication.net
UC Application Help Desk (technical only) – 800-914-8820 or ucpath@ucapplication.net

CONCURRENT/CROSS ENROLLMENT PROGRAM – The deadline to submit an application is Friday, December 9th.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
SAMUEL MERRITT PRE-NURSING FRIDAY
Friday, December 2, 2016
9:30 am – 2:15 pm
at Samuel Merritt’s Health Education Center
400 Hawthorne Avenue, Room 312
Oakland, CA 94609
Learn more about the Bachelors of Science in Nursing program. The event will include a continental breakfast, financial aid presentation, and a current nursing student panel.
For more information, please contact Shawna Holbrook via email at sholbrook@samuelmerritt.edu or call 510-869-1598.

HBCU TRANSFER ADMISSION GUARANTEE WORKSHOP
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
12:30-1:30 in R-105 (Transfer Center)
This workshop will provide an overview of the HBCU Transfer Admission Guarantee Program, which includes agreements with 21 partner schools.
Please RSVP to yaraiza@peralta.edu.

CSU EAST BAY – APPOINTMENTS
Thursday, December 8, 2016
10:00-1:00 in R-105
Sign up in the Transfer Center or email yaraiza@peralta.edu.
This is CSU East Bay’s FINAL visit this semester.

UC BERKELEY – DROP-IN
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 (updated December visit)
11:30 am – 2:30 pm in R105
This is UC Berkeley’s FINAL visit this semester.

 

THIS WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER – Week of November 14, 2016

THIS WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER:

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
PACIFIC OAKS COLLEGE
Information Table
11 am – 1 pm
R-Bldg Hallway
Pacific Oaks College offers degrees in Human Development, including online degree programs.

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF INTEGRAL STUDIES
Information Table
11 am – 1 pm
R-Bldg Hallway
CIIS offers an interdisciplinary Bachelor’s degree completion program and an accelerated program, which a student may complete in a year and a half (depending on evaluated units completed).

UC APPLICATION WORKSHOP
12:30-1:30 pm
R105 (Transfer Center Lounge)
This workshop will provide an overview of the application, as well as tips for success and what to expect after submitting the application. We recommend that you create an account and skim the application here prior to the workshop.

Thursday, November 17, 2016
HOLY NAMES UNIVERSITY
Information Table
1-3 pm
R-Bldg Hallway

NEXT WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER:

Monday, November 21, 2016
UC SANTA CRUZ
10 am – 12 pm – Appointments (Sign up in R105 or email yaraiza@peralta.edu)
R-105
12 pm – 1 pm – Information Table – R-Bldg Hallway

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
UC BERKELEY
11:30 am – 2:30 pm – Drop-in
R-105

UPCOMING DEADLINES:
UC and CSU Application for Fall 2017 Admission – November 30, 2016 (11:59 pm)
December 9th – Concurrent/Cross-Enrollment Application for Spring 2017

UC APPLICATION WORKSHOP & UC/CSU APPLICATION DROP-IN

The final UC Application Workshop has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 15th from 12:30-1:30 in the Transfer Center (R105). Please RSVP by sending Yesenia Araiza an email at yaraiza@peralta.edu with your name and student ID number. We have a very small space and will need to reserve a larger room if we have more than 8 students.

We no longer have further CSU Application Workshops scheduled. Any Counselor should be able to assist you with general questions. In addition, CSU Mentor has an online tutorial that will go through every page of the application.

UC/CSU APPLICATION DROP-IN HOURS: (limit to 15 minutes)
Monday, November 14th – 3:00-4:30 pm (just added)
Monday, November 21st – 3:00-4:30 pm (just added)
Thursday, Wednesday, November 23rd – 9:00 am – 10:00 am and 1:00-3:00 pm
Tuesday, November 29th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wednesday, November 30th – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

THIS WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER – TRANSFER DAY COLLEGE FAIR – [Week of October 10, 2016]

THIS WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER:

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FEATURED EVENT – TRANSFER DAY COLLEGE FAIR
Thursday, October 13, 2016
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
R-110
There will be admissions representatives from 39 colleges and universities from the UC, CSU, California private, as well as out-of-state systems at Merritt. We will also have a representative from the Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) / CA Community Colleges Transfer Agreement program, who will be representing the 21 partner schools in the program.

Come and talk to the representatives or just stop by to pick up information!

TUESDAY, October 11, 2016
CSU Application Workshop

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
R-105 (Transfer Center)


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Nursing Transfer Workshop
UC & CSU Application Workshops
UC Application Intensive
Click here for a complete list and to register.

UPCOMING OFF-CAMPUS/ONLINE EVENTS:

UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design Prospective Transfer Student Webinar
Date: October 18th
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/ced-webinar
This webinar is for students who might be interested in the Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Sustainable Environmental Design and Urban Studies majors. Community College Counselors are also welcome to participate.

UCLA School of the Arts Information Session
Learn about applying to the performing and visual arts majors at UCLA – what our majors offer, the supplemental application process, portfolio and audition requirements, housing, student life, and financial aid/scholarships.

These events are FREE and open to all prospective students, parents, educators, and counselors.

Visit this link for full info: http://eepurl.com/ciNBIz

MAJORS
Architecture & Urban Design
Art
Dance
Design | Media Arts
World Arts and Cultures

AREAS OF STUDY
Animation / Architectural Studies / Ceramics / Culture & Performance / Cultural Studies / Dance / Digital Media / Arts Education / Game Design / Graphic Design / Interactive Media / Media Arts / Motion Graphics / Painting / Photography / Sculpture / UX Design   + many more

Info Night: San Jose
Friday, October 28 @ 7:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Cupertino
10741 N Wolfe Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014

Info Day: Bay Area
Saturday, October 29 @ 11:00am
Hilton Garden Inn Emeryville/Bay Bridge
1800 Powell St, Emeryville, CA 94608

SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship
Deadline: October 25, 2016
The Foundation provides up to $40,000 per year to each of approximately 85 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country. Apply here.

Latinos in Technology Scholarship – Deadline: December 7, 2016

Contact 650.450.5487 or scholarships@siliconvalleycf.org with questions.

 

THIS WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER [Week of September 26, 2016]

***THIS WEEK IN THE TRANSFER CENTER***

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
SF STATE NURSING PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION
with Robert Strachan, Assistant Director of Nursing at SF State University
12:30-1:30 pm
L-137 (by Learning Center)
Reserve your seat here.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
UC TRANSFER ADMISSION GUARANTEE (TAG) – DROP-IN
12:30-1:30 pm
R-105
***Deadline to submit your UC TAG application is September 30, 2016.***

Wednesday, September 28, 2018
HOLY NAMES UNIVERSITY – Information Table
1:00-3:00 pm
R-Bldg Hallway

Visit our website for the full list of workshops & college rep visits.

***UPCOMING EVENTS & DEADLINES***

Friday, September 30, 2016
LAST DAY TO SUBMIT YOUR UC TRANSFER ADMISSION GUARANTEE (TAG) APPLICATION FOR FALL 2017 ADMISSION. Apply here.

Thursday, October 13, 2016
TRANSFER DAY COLLEGE FAIR
Meet with 35+ colleges/university admissions representatives
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
R-110

Friday, October 14, 2016
LAST DAY TO FILE A PETITION FOR THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE FOR TRANSFER
(ADT, AA-T, AS-T) for students completing the degree this Fall
If you are transferring to a CSU in Winter 2017 or Spring 2017 and are completing an Associate’s Degree in Transfer (ADT, AA-T, AS-T) this Fall, please schedule a counseling appointment ASAP to file your petition.

Just Added: UC SANTA CRUZ
Monday, November 21, 2016
10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Appointments
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Information Table
To schedule an appointment, sign up in R105 or send an email to yaraiza@peralta.edu. Appointments are 20-minutes, so please specify what times you are available (e.g., 10:00, 10:20, etc.)

Visit our website for the full list of workshops & college rep visits.

***OFF-CAMPUS TRANSFER EVENTS***

CAL STATE MONTEREY BAY – OPEN HOUSE
Saturday, October 8, 2016
2016 Open House for Prospective Students and Families
Try Cal State Monterey Bay for a day. Check out the majors, explore the campus, and meet your future professors. With information sessions on admissions, financial aid, and university life, you’ll leave with all of your questions answered. You will also have a chance to meet and mingle with faculty and fellow students.
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (check-in at 9:30)
Location: Cal State Monterey Bay Main Quad
Click here for more information and/or to RSVP.

EXPERIENCE MILLS @ MILLS COLLEGE
Saturday, October 15, 2016
9:00 am–12:15 pm
High school and transfer students are invited to experience Mills this October. You’ll have the opportunity to discover our supportive and intellectually stimulating academic environment as you participate in:

  • Academic presentations by Mills professors
  • Workshops on the application process and financial aid
  • Discussions with current Mills students

You’ll also meet Mills admissions counselors and tour our campus. Advance registration is required. Register here.

UC SANTA CRUZ SATURDAY TOURS
Saturday, October 29th or November 12th

We invite you and your family to join us for one of our Fall Saturday Tours on October 29 or November 12, 2016!

This student-led campus tour event will provide prospective students with a general introduction to academic and campus opportunities. An Admissions presentation covering freshman and transfer admissions will be followed by a brief student panel and an all-walking campus tour.

Reservations must be made in advance online.

Bring your family and learn more about the exceptional academic experience and co-curricular opportunities that UC Santa Cruz offers! (Please note that UC Santa Cruz will not be offering a Preview Day in fall 2016.)
Click here for more information and/or to RSVP.