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University Transfer

Welcome to the UTC!

Our mission is to identify, recruit, and motivate students of diverse backgrounds to make well informed decisions as they navigate the university transfer process and complete a baccalaureate degree or beyond.

 Virtual Transfer EventsTransfer Recognition Award FormDid you get accepted to a four-year university? Congratulations! Fill out the form above to receive:

  • A beautiful transfer medallion you can wear at graduation (free)
  • Transfer Award Certificate
  • Recognition of your transfer on the graduation program (deadlines apply)
  • A Transfer Star which will be displayed at the University Transfer Center.

You have two ways to schedule a University Transfer counseling appointment.

  1. Call the University Transfer Center at 805-922-6966 ext. 3363 or 3293.
  2. You can book an appointment yourself by using the link below.


Counselors are available via telephone or zoom.  

If you scheduled a phone appointment, a counselor will call you the day/time of your appointment.  A counselor may call you from an unknown, blocked or restricted phone number.

If you scheduled a Zoom appointment, an email with the zoom link will be sent to your Hancock email.  If you don't have a Hancock email, the zoom link will be sent to your personal email account on file. 

Planning to use a smart phone for your Zoom appointment?  Be sure to download the Zoom App prior to your scheduled appointment. For students using other devices (desktop/iPad/lap top), we encourage you to use Chrome or Firefox.  

Phone Drop-Ins Are Also Available: Need quick transfer counseling?
Call us at 805-922-6966 ext. 3293 or ext. 3363 to be added to the virtual Drop-In counseling queue. This 15-20 minute counseling service is available M-F 8 am – 4pm.


You have two ways to sign up for a Transfer Center workshop.

  1. Workshop dates and times
  2. Call the University Transfer Center at 805-922-6966 ext. 3363 or 3293.
  3. You can sign up by using the link below.
  4. Cal-Poly, SLO resources
    Application Workshops
    Application Resources
    Cal-Poly, San Luis Obispo
    Meet with Cal-Poly representative

Pre-registration is recommended but not required.  


Upcoming Events 

Event Updates

  • ALL fall 2021 road trips are canceled please Contact the UTC for more information.
  • Fall 2021 UTC workshops will continue online until further notice.  
  • University representative visits continue to get updates so please check our link above regularly or call the UTC for contact information. 
  • If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact the UTC at or by phone 805-922-6966 ext. 3363.                                    

Do you think you're getting close to TRANSFERRING to a University? 

If so, follow these important steps to ensure you are not missing any deadlines or information.

Step 1:  Meet with a counselor ASAP for a "Transfer Evaluation". To schedule an appointment please call the University Transfer Center (UTC) at 805-922-6966 ext. 3363 or General Counseling at ext. 3293.

Step 2:  Review and print the One Year to Go Transfer Checklist. 

Step 3: Attend a University Application workshop. Follow the previous link for upcoming California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) application workshops.  Contact the UTC if you have questions.  If possible, create an account prior to attending an application workshop.  See links below:

CSU Application:
UC Application:

Step 4:  Have your university application reviewed by a counselor during an Application Review Session.  Call the UTC at 922.6966 ext. 3363 schedule an application review appointment.  Review sessions are not conducted on drop-in times. Do Not Delay!

Step 5:  Submit your university application to UC campuses no later than November 30 and CSU campuses no later than November 30 for fall admissions. See spring and winter deadlines if you are not applying for fall admissions.

Step 6:   Check your email often after submission for updates and information from each university you have applied to.  Continue to review your One Year to go Transfer Checklist for important deadlines after your application is submitted. 

Step 7:  Steps After You Apply

If you are applying to out of state and/or private colleges, visit individual university websites for dates and deadlines for transfer admissions.

*Make sure you have ALL external transcripts and AP/IB scores on file before scheduling an appointment.

**This step should take place early in the fall semester (August-September) during which you are applying (or during summer for spring transfers).

Step 8:  Allan Hancock College acknowledges those student who have successfully transferred to a four-year institution by awarding them a Transfer Recognition Award and publishing their name in the commencement program.

To receive your Transfer Recognition Award, please complete the Transfer Recognition Certificate 

Transfer Pathways have been developed for most majors at our local partner universities. If the major and/or transfer school you are interested in is not included in our resource directory, you can obtain articulation information on the ASSIST website or see a counselor for assistance.

Please select a university from the list below: 


The University of California (UC) system has developed “transfer pathways” for the top 21 majors**. By following these pathways, you can prepare for your major to ANY of the nine undergraduate campuses in the UC system. More majors will be added in the coming year so continue to check back for more information.

The current top 21 majors include:

  • Anthropology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business administration
  • Cell biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer science
  • Economics
  • Electrical engineering
  • English
  • Film and media studies
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Molecular biology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Following the pathways that are set does NOT guarantee admissions to the UC; however, it gives students a clear roadmap to prepare for the given major.

If you do not see your major listed, use ASSIST to find the most up-to-date major preparation information.

For more information and to see the current pathways, please visit UC Transfer Pathways

**Please note, these pathways are meant to be a guide for minimum admissions major preparation. It is recommend that you utilize ASSIST to determine other requirements which may be necessary to complete your degree at each UC campus.

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