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ASSIST is best used in combination with seeing a counselor on your campus. It is intended to help students and counselors work together to establish an appropriate path toward transferring from a public California community college to a public California university.

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City College Resources

22-23 IGETC GE Sheet         22-23 CSU GE Sheet  


SD City Honors Program Website

The City College Honors Program offers access to several transfer agreements with partner universities including UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, Pomona College and more. For more information on our agreement with UCLA please follow this link: UCLA TAP. For more information on agreements with other universities, please click here: Honors Transfer Council of California. If you would like to talk to an Honors Coordinator about your transfer options, please contact Hector Martinez at

MESA Program Website

The MESA Program is the best academic support and transfer program for math, engineering and science majors. 

The secret is "culture"! MESA has an explicit culture of success with a language of success. More than a program or community, MESA is family, with shared beliefs, practices, and behaviors designed for student success. The students are the best part of the MESA family! MESA students are Creators, take responsibility for their learning, and achieve success. 

The MESA Program has a home on campus where MESA Creators get the help and support they need to be successful in college, including:

  • Tutoring for math, science and engineering classes
  • Counseling to help students choose their classes and get the services they need
  • FREE resources for students like textbooks, computers and calculators
  • Scholarship Information and help to apply for scholarships (money!)
  • Connections to industry to meet professionals, learn about companies and careers, and get internships to gain industry experience
  • And much, much more!


MESA Creators have common majors, common classes and common interests. They are proud to be MESA Creators, truly care about each other, and support each other.



The Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or the Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Each AA-T or AS-T is accepted by some but not all CSU campuses. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept the AA-T or AS-T will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree in that major. Please see a counselor and CCC Associate Degree for Transfer Website for more information.

SDSU Global Campus is proud to partner with San Diego City College to offer unique microsite degree completion programs in

  • Bachelor of Science in Child Development
  • Bachelor of Applied Arts in Communication

Click here to learn more!

California State University (CSU)

Cal State Apply

Cal State Apply enables all CSU incoming freshman, transfer, graduate and international students to apply to multiple CSU campuses with just one easy application. 

SDSU Transfer Admission Planner (TAP)

This program is provided to help you identify courses required to meet transfer admission requirements for SDSU. It contains information about transfer courses that may be used to meet General Education Requirements and Preparation for the Major. It can also be used to help you identify individual courses that are equivalent to courses offered at SDSU.

SDSU Minimum GPA Requirements

Admission consideration to the upper-division major requires a minimum cumulative GPA at the indicated level. This list is subject to change. Due to limited spaces in all majors and programs, upper-division transfer applicants exceeding the minimum GPA requirements will receive admission priority for available spaces.

SDSU Global Campus - Microsite Degree Completion Programs

San Diego students can now get a San Diego State University bachelor’s degree without having to set foot on an SDSU campus through partnerships with local community colleges throughout San Diego County.

SDSU and its community college partners have created degree completion programs in several disciplines, including:

We understand that attaining a traditional four-year degree can be challenging. Many of today’s students have full or part-time jobs, families, and other commitments, which is why SDSU and its partners have created new programs to fit students’ unique educational needs.

Through around-the-clock access to SDSU’s online course offerings, and with on-site student services provided at the community colleges ready to assist, students can attain a valuable degree from SDSU on their schedule

University of California (UC)

Welcome to the UC Transfer Admission Planner (UC TAP). If you're a California community college student thinking about transferring to UC, this resource is for you.

UC TAP is a free online tool to help prospective UC transfer students track and plan their coursework.

The UC TAP tool is designed for use by students transferring from California community colleges, including those students who are seeking a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) with one of the six participating UC campuses.

Students can use the Transfer Admission Planner to enter their coursework (completed and planned) from the very beginning of their college careers, or at any point when they decide to transfer to a UC campus.

The planner helps students track their progress toward meeting UC's minimum requirements, and allows UC staff to communicate important information to prospective transfer students.

Sign in or create your UC TAP account now!

UC Application

University of California's application for undergraduate admissions and scholarships. Nine campuses, one application. By starting your application, you're taking your first step toward the best public university system in the world.

UC Personal Insight Questions (PIQ) Overview

UC Personal Insight Questions (PIQ) for Transfer Applicants - PDF


Six University of California (UC) campuses (Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz) offer guaranteed admission to students from all California Community Colleges (CCC). Interested students must meet campus-specific requirements to qualify for a TAG. By participating in a TAG prgram, students can ensure their admission to a specific UC Campus. Also, students interested in pursuing the Pathways+ transfer option will use a TAG to secure their guarantee.

UC TAG Matrix

TAG Application Process 

UC Pathways+ Website

If you’re a California community college student interested in transferring to UC and you’ve already decided on your major, the Pathways+ program might be right for you. See if your major is one of our Transfer Pathways and take the required community college courses to prepare for your major. Not only will you have clear guidance on what courses you need to take, but you’ll have a competitive edge to get into any UC campus and be well-positioned to succeed once you get here.  

IGETC UC by Campus & Major

IGETC is a series of courses designed to help community college students complete UC general education requirements before they transfer. Each UC campus, program, and major has different rules and requirements for governing IGETC.

UC Los Angeles TAP

The Transfer Alliance Program is a collaboration between local community college Honors/Scholars Programs and UCLA College (Letters and Science) in conjunction with Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools. The program is designed to foster academic excellence at the community college level and to promote diversity and retention in the UCLA transfer population.

Private/Independant/Out of State

The San Diego Education Consortium (SDEC) is a non-profit partnership of regionally accredited colleges and universities in San Diego County working to promote higher education and lifelong learning to the general public and private organizations.

Member institutions may offer individual courses, certificate programs, associate, bachelor, or graduate degree programs.

Click here to learn more about SDEC Schools