What information do community college students receive about transferring to four year institutions? From whom?


"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." An online tool for looking at transfer requirements and which courses transfer to meet institutional requirements known as "IGETC" - Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum.

"The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) is a series of courses prospective transfer students attending California community colleges may complete to satisfy the lower division breadth/general education requirements at both the
University of California and the California State University. It was developed to simplify the transfer process for students."

From Whom: California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, four year universities nationwide, University of California, California State University


California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

AA-T/AS-T Degrees
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Transfer Degree

"The new joint transfer program from the California Community Colleges and the California State Universities makes it easier for students like you to transfer between the two school systems. For the first time in California history, community college students who complete a new AA-T or AS-T will be guaranteed admission to the California State University (CSU) system. With this new degree, you have the opportunity to complete two degrees with only 120 units if you apply and are admitted into a similar degree program."

University of California's Transfer Pathways
"In July 2015, the University of California (UC) system introduced a new academic roadmap for California community college students who plan to apply to transfer to UC campuses. The program was designed in an effort to simplify the admissions process and help students better prepare for transfer to the UC system."

From Whom: California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, California State University, University of California

CCC UC Transfer Pathways

Other Sources of Info

Counselors at Community College
College Fairs
Tabling Events at Community Gatherings
Four Year Universities
Internet Searches (here are some examples)

Restricted to California Community College context
Note that results for "four year" and "4 year" were identical