Transcripts are Due at Your UC on July 1!

The deadline for official, final transcript(s) is July 1 at your UC campus. If you haven’t already done so, submit a transcript request form to your school(s) now. If applicable, mark it for hold until final grades for the current term are posted.

For freshman applicants, UCs will accept “pass along credits” for U.S. based high schools, so an official, final transcript from the high school where you are graduating is sufficient even if you have changed schools (provided that your current high school has documented ALL of your course credits on your transcript). However, if you have attended high school outside of the U.S., have taken high school courses NOT documented on your current high school transcript, have taken courses from any online/virtual high schools (even if those courses were documented on your current high school transcript), and/or have taken any community college courses, you must send separate, official transcript from each of those institutions.

For transfer applicants, each college you attended must send an official, final transcript to your UC campus. Some community college districts automatically send consolidated transcripts; if that is the case, keep track and make sure every college you have attended is included.

Note that UCs do NOT share transcripts; if you sent official transcripts to your backup UC and you later enroll at a different UC because you were admitted from the waitlist or appeal, you MUST send official transcripts to the new UC campus.

If you have reported AP scores on your UC Application, the AP score report is due at your UC campus on July 15. If you registered for and took AP exams this school year, you get one free score report that you can send through My AP, provided that you make the request online by June 20, 2020; otherwise, request your score report to be sent by following the instructions here.

Note that UCs do NOT share AP score reports; if you sent a score report to your backup UC and you later enroll at a different UC because you were admitted from the waitlist or appeal, you MUST request an official score report to be sent to the new UC campus.

Make sure that your documents are received at your UC campus by keeping a close eye on your UC online account and updating your email address if you change it. Remember, numerous admission offer cancellations occur due to missing documents! (The other reason is usually poor grades during the last year/term; see the cancellation numbers I have compiled.) While most UCs have a grace period for transcripts to arrive, ask your school to contact the UC campus for an extension if you know the official transcript will be late.


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