Workshop & Event Information

The Transfer Center offers over 100 workshops and events throughout the semester in the areas of:

  • Transfer Planning
  • Application Assistance
  • University Events and Visits
  • Special Events


Transfer Planning Workshops

Small, hands-on group sessions cover admissions requirements to your target universities and how you can best prepare yourself. In addition, you will obtain information on creating an educational plan for transfer.

Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAGs) as well as, admissions requirements, processes, and deadlines will be discussed. The small group format allows you to ask questions and receive answers promptly as well as give you the tools to obtain additional information.

Call or come by the Transfer Center to sign up for any of the planning groups below. All workshops are located in the Transfer Center, room I4-306 unless otherwise noted.

General UC Transfer /  UC TAG : The UC Transfer Admissions Guarantee (TAG) submission deadline was September 30th for Fall 2015. General information on UC TAG can be obtained online and in the UC General Transfer Workshop.

  • Tuesday, June 16th from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 24th from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July 8th from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thursday, July 9th from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Friday, August 7th from 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Tuesday, August 18th from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

University Link Program:  Learn about this special transfer Guarantee program to UCSD.  Available to students in their first year of college, Veterans and Foster Youth.

  • Friday, June 12th from 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Tuesday, July 7th from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Thursday, August 27th from 5:00 pm -6:00 pm

UCSD Transfer: Learn about general transfer to University California San Diego (UCSD).  A must attend for anyone interested in transferring to UCSD.

  • Monday, June 1st from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday, July.1st from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Monday, August 10th from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

SDSU Transfer:  Learn about transfer to San Diego State University (SDSU), including the transfer guarantee program and the associate degree with a guarantee.  A must attend for anyone interesting in transferring to SDSU.

  • Monday, June 15th from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Friday, July 10th from 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Friday, August 14th from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

General CSU/ADT Transfer:  Learn about transferring to the California State University (CSU) system.  This workshop includes information on the Associate Degree for Transfer.  

  • Wednesday, June 10th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 30th from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 20th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Application Assistance

You may complete your UC or CSU online application.  Help is available on a walk-in basis or in workshops.  Learn how to properly complete a UC or CSU application. We review the information you need to gather to prepare your application, explain what the questions mean, and answer your questions about the application and transfer process. You can come into the center any time to apply online.

UC Application  - Walk-in to the Transfer Center to receive assistance with your application.

Need help right now - view a "how to video"

CSU Application - Walk-in to the Transfer Center to receive assistance with your application.

Need help right now - view a "how to video"

The Common Application - Walk-in to the Transfer Center to receive assistance with your application.

Common Applications Workshops

  • Thursday, June 11th from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday,  July 28th from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, August 19th from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Online Tools & Resources

SDSU Supplemental Application Workshops

  •   Dates & Times coming Soon   

Appeals Workshops - These workshops will be back in Spring of 2015  

Have you been denied transfer.  You might be eligible to appeal the decision.  Come to a workshop to find out if and how to appeal.

    Click here to learn more about admissions appeals.
    List of appeals links.    

  • Dates & Times coming Soon   


University Events and Visits

The Transfer Center is pleased to host special workshops and visits from University Representatives.

Online transfer events are also available.

 Summer University Representative Visits


Columbia College San Diego:

  • Monday, 6/8 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Monday, 6/22 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Monday, 7/6 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Monday, 7/20 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Monday. 8/3 from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm



SDSU Events


Representative Appointments - Sign Up Required - Contact the Transfer Center

  • Dates & Times coming Soon   


UCSD Events

UCSD Representative Visit: by appointment only. Contact Transfer Center to sign up.

  • Dates & Times coming Soon   


UC Santa Barbara

Online Advising | Transfer Webinars | TAG Webinars | UC Application Webinars | Personal Statement Presentations


Virtual College Fairs

CollegeWeekLive is the leading FREE Online College Fair and admissions event website. Students that are interested in transferring can connect to admissions reps from 250+ colleges and see current college student video webcasting about campus life. Admissions experts will be presenting live via video. Scholarships and special promotions are available to students who login to attend CollegeWeekLive events. Visit and register for free.


Annual Transfer Day

Mesa College's Annual Transfer Day was held on Tuesday, October 7th.  See who attended.  

San Diego Mesa College Transfer Center | Room I4-306 | 619-388-2473 |