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Transfer Center

About Our Services

Transfer Achievement Celebration

Each year, approximately 1,200 Foothill students transfer to colleges and universities around the country. On June 15, we celebrated our students who registered to attend our 2022 Transfer Achievement Celebration.

Congratulations to all our transferring students in 2021-2022!

Where They TransferRED!


Transfer Center Important Announcements

Announcement posted on Dec. 1, 2022

Some CSU’s extended their application deadline for domestic students to a later date after Nov. 30. Each CSU deadline may vary.  Additionally, F1-Visa CSU application deadlines may vary as well. 

Please login to the CSU application to see up-to-date deadlines.  Keep in mind that for some CSU’s not all majors may be available after the initial Nov. 30 deadline. 

Quick Questions

The Transfer Center will offer Quick Questions on telephone, Zoom, a during Winter 2023 on Fridays (virtual) 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Please call 650-949-7821 or use the website chat feature to sign-up.

We are providing transfer counseling in-person, telephone, or Zoom appointments,  Mondays, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. in room 8329.  Click here to  schedule an appointment.

For further support, please visit the counseling website.

Your Transfer Options

Each year at Foothill, we celebrate our students  who transfer to four-year colleges and universities. We hope to celebrate with you along your educational journey! Learn more below about some of your transfer options at Foothill.

Explore and Start Your PlanningCSU, UC and Private University Applications and Resources

Got questions? Meet with a Counselor

 Special Transfer Agreements

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Associate Degree for Transfer to CSU

An ADT is a guaranteed pathway for transfer into the California State University (CSU) system.

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UC Transfer Agreement Guarantee

Six (6) University of California (UC) campuses offer TAG to students from all California community colleges.

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UCLA Transfer Alliance

Foothill Honors Scholars receive guaranteed priority consideration for admission to UCLA.

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USF Guaranteed Admission

If the University of San Francisco is your transfer destination, join the Humanities Mellon Scholars program.

About the Transfer Center

Transferring to a university requires patience, research, and hard work. Our Transfer Center team is here to help! We provide a variety of coordinated resources, activities and services to assist students through the transfer process.

We strongly recommend you meet with a counselor early in the process to ensure your educational plan meets your academic and transfer goals.

Services We Provide

We look forward to working with you to make your transition from Foothill to a four-year college or university seamless!


Our Mission

The mission of the Foothill College Transfer Center is to provide the necessary resources and services in order to increase transfer opportunities to baccalaureate institutions for underrepresented students, to increase transfer rates for the student population as directed by Title 5, Section 51027, and to support the Foothill College mission of committing itself to providing access to outstanding education opportunities for all of our students.

Click here:  YouTube Videos on how to apply to UC and CSU

Click here: Youtube Video on filling out your UC TAP.



CNSL 8H: Transfer Readiness (1 Unit)

Spring 2023 - CRN: 40903
T & Th, 6pm - 6:50pm
Only first 6 weeks of school.  Must meet on Zoom

Provides a global perspective about the transfer process from a California community college to a four-year university, including enhance transfer eligibility, transfer exploration, transfer policies, academic requirements, transfer planning and process, developing strong college essays, and using available tools and services in support of transfer goals. Transferable: UC/CSU.

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Transfer Center


Student Services Building, 3rd Floor Room 8329


Black Lives Student Services Services Statement

In Student Services, we acknowledge our role in not serving our Black students adequately. Please read full statement of our commitment to alter our course of action with a quarterly updated public plan. 

Black Lives Matter Action Plan April 2022 Updates