The transfer appeal and/or waitlist opt-in deadline for most UCs is Friday, May 15, 2020.
Make sure the content of your appeal meets the specified requirements of the UC campus before you send it out. Check my UC Transfer Appeal Guide for appeal resources and guidelines.
Have questions about the waitlist? See my UC Transfer Waitlist Information + Waitlist Statement Guideline for waitlist resources and guidelines.
Trying to gauge your chance of coming off the waitlist and/or getting admitted from appeal? Look at the UC Waitlist/Appeal/Cancellation Numbers I have compiled.
UCs do not “compare notes” so you can opt-in onto the waitlist for and/or appeal to multiple campuses. If you are on the waitlist, Merced, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz should still allow you to appeal (based on previous year’s information as there is no updated information yet).
Whether you decide to opt-in onto the waitlist and/or appeal the admission decision, you should commit to a college where you were admitted. There is no guarantee that you will be admitted from the waitlist and/or appeal; you need to move forward with a backup plan.
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