Transfer Planning

Transfer Planning

UC TAG Application Workshops

Planning to transfer to UC in Fall 2016?

Visit our UC Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) Program website to view more information about completing a Fall 2016 UC TAG.

Attend a workshop this summer to review the UC TAG program requirements for 2015-2016 transfer.

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Campuses participating in the UC TAG program: Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

Applicants must meet campus-specific requirements to be eligible for a UC TAG and may submit only one TAG to UC per academic year.

Workshop topics will include:
  • An overview of the UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) System and UC Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) System
    • Special focus on UC Davis TAG
  • An overview of UC TAG criteria, process, and deadlines for Fall 2016 transfers
  • Specific procedures and deadlines for De Anza College students
  • Question & Answer session
NOTE:  A UC TAG Workshop DOES NOT focus on the UC undergraduate application process.

The Transfer Center offers UC Application Workshops during the fall quarter.  Visit the Transfer Center's Transfer Workshops and Information Sessions page for the workshop schedule.





Summer 2015 Workshop Schedule pending.



IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The Fall 2016 UC TAG Application Filing Period is September 1 - 30, 2015.  Due to limited staffing, attendance at a UC TAG Workshops is strongly encouraged.

  De Anza College counselors and academic advisers will only be available for quick questions from June 29 through September 25.  Students who cannot attend a UC TAG Workshop are encouraged to bring specific questions to an advising session.

Special Notice
  • Registration is required to attend a UC TAG Workshop.
  • Seating is limited (Limit 1 information session per student) and offered on a first come, first served basis.
  • Please cancel at least 24 hours prior to session date to allow other students to attend.
  • Upon arrival, DO NOT check in at the Counseling Center Front Desk. Report directly to the assigned location.
  • Arrive promptly. Doors will close promptly at the start of the session.
  • Late arrivals will need to register for a future session.
  • Bring a pen/pencil and paper for notes.

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Register for a UC TAG Workshop Today!

Students must have a valid De Anza Student ID to register using the Transfer Workshops Online Registration System


NOTE: Upon reaching the maximum workshop seating capacity, students will no longer be permitted to register online.

Prospective UC TAG applicants must first create a UC TAP account and then follow the prompts to apply for a UC TAG.  The UC TAG Application System will open on July 1st. Students must submit their TAG application during the month of September.

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Effective this year, the UC Online Application System will open on August 1st so students may begin working on their UC application for admission earlier. Students must submit their UC application during the month of November.

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Disclaimer:  The final responsibility for successful transfer rests with the student.  The information posted on the De Anza College Transfer Planning website is designed to assist you in obtaining the most accurate information possible.  However, this information is subject to change without notice, which may subsequently impact your admission to the University.

Students are encouraged to meet as early as possible and periodically with a counselor or academic adviser at De Anza College or at the transfer institution to confirm your choice of classes and to develop an education plan for transfer.

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Last Updated: 6/26/15