Temporary UC Admissions Requirements Changes (COVID-19)

Today (3/2/2021) the UCs announced the system will allow “Pass (P) or Credit (CR) grades in A-G courses completed in fall 2020 and spring and summer 2021 for any student enrolled in high school during the 2020–21 academic year.” For more information and UC recommendation/guideline, review the complete announcement here.

For a complete list of temporary adjustments to the UC admissions requirements, review the UC admissions and COVID-19 page (includes information for both freshman and transfer applicants for current and future application cycles).

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March 6, 2022 at 5:44 am

Hello! My daughter has applied to several UC campuses and is waiting to hear about admissions. She is technically in-state because her dad lives in CA but she is graduating from a Massachusetts public high school. I just realized that she should have had one year of art and only has 1/2 year. Will this disqualify her from admissions? She has a 4.18 weighted GPA. She also has a chronic illness which she wrote about in her essays.

Ms. Sunreply
March 6, 2022 at 2:20 pm
– In reply to: Sarah

UCs have the option to overlook missing requirements at their discretion.

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