There are many ways to reach your transfer goals. Below you will find pathways that will help streamline your transfer journey. The options listed below are not the only roads to transfer. If you see a path but are still not sure how it works, visit the transfer center and/or meet with your counselor to discuss your path.
CAL STATE PATHWAYS
ASSOCIATES DEGREE FOR TRANSFER (ADT)
Earning and ADT degree at Norco College guarantees you admission to a participating Cal State University. The ADT gives you an opportunity to save time, money, and you have the opportunity to receive a GPA increase upon completion of your ADT (increases vary by major)
Take a look below to see how to get started on the ADT pathway
HOW TO TRANSFER WITH AN ADT
Choose an Associate's Degree for Transfer Norco College currently offers 23 different options for the ADT
Don't see your major? You can still transfer! The ADT is just one pathway to transfer. Meet with the Transfer Center Educational Advisor to talk about your transfer journey.
Find a Participating University
Not all universities accept ADT's and the reasons vary (impaction, degree duration, school system, etc). Make sure the university you want to transfer to accepts our ADT.
Explore the website below to find ADT and CSU campus equivalencies.
Meet with a Counselor & Complete All Requirements In addition to completing ADT coursework, you are required to complete general education too! This is where your counselor can help keep you on track. Meeting with your counselor is always a great way to ensure transfer success. Counselors help you understand the differences in majors, transfer options, and will help you plan out your coursework. Make an appointment today to plan your ADT.
UC TRANSFER PATHWAYS
TRANSFER ADMISSION GUARANTEE (TAG)
The UC TAG program guarantees you a spot into one of the participating UC campuses. Six (6) UC campuses participate in TAG (Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz). You must complete campus-specific requirements to qualify for TAG.By participating in a TAG program, you can ensure your admission into one UC campus. Also, some campuses may offer an early review of your academic record and guidance on major preparation and general education coursework.
Only students transferring directly from a California Communicate College (CCC) are considered.
HOW TO PURSUE TAG
Create a UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) account
You will use the planner to complete the TAG application. Review it with your community college counselor and/or a UC campus advisor. It is free to create and submit your TAG application. create your tap account now!
Review & Complete Campus-Specific Requirements
Each UC will have different requirements, participating majors, and excluded majors. Requirements change year-to-year! Be sure to meet with your counselor to ensure you meet appropriate requirements for the correct academic year.
Apply for TAG
You will need to submit two different applications!
If you are applying for Fall Transfer, you'll submit your TAG application Sept. 1 - Sept. 30, and your Transfer application Nov. 1 - Nov. 30
If you are applying for Winter/Spring Transfer, you'll submit your TAG application May 1-May 31, and your Transfer application July 1 - July 31.
Need some more information on TAG and/or need help with the application? Come to a workshop or meet with a university representative, check our calendar for dates and times.