Transfer to UC After Academic Dismissal

I already received three separate inquiries about this so I thought I make a general announcement:

You are ineligible to transfer to ANY UC campus if you were previously dismissed from an UC campus due to unsatisfactory academic performance.

To become eligible to transfer, you must work with your UC campus to remove the academic dismissal. To initiate the process, speak with an academic advisor from your college.

This does NOT apply if you were dismissed from a non-UC college. For example, you would still be eligible for transfer admission if you were dismissed from a CCC, CSU, or private/out-of-state college. However, I strongly recommend that you provide an explanation for why you were dismissed and how you have redeemed yourself since then (hopefully with excellent grades at your current college).

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April 11, 2016 at 2:11 pm

How about transfering within the UCs without any previous dismissal record? How likely are the chances?

Ms. Sunreply
April 14, 2016 at 12:08 am
– In reply to: L

Intercampus transfer is generally not any more difficult than transferring from a community college in terms of your chance of admission (most UCs supposedly place the same priority on both types of transfers). What does make intercampus transfer difficult is the next-to-impossible-to-decipher requirements you have to meet in order to be eligible/competitive for transfer. I have some general guidelines posted on my website at Intercampus Transfer (UC-to-UC). I suggest approaching this with caution … I’ve spent upwards of five or six hours (exceeding 10 hours for engineering majors) researching the nuanced (and sometimes bizarre) ways each student can meet major prerequisite and UC-reciprocity requirements, and I do this for a living!

April 13, 2018 at 11:27 am

what if you got dismissed from a UC and want to transfer to a CSU?

Ms. Sunreply
April 13, 2018 at 11:41 am
– In reply to: Bridget

Call the CSU and ask.

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