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Transfer Center

About Our Services

Transfer Achievement CelebrationEach year, approximately 1,200 Foothill students transfer to colleges and universities around the country. On June 21, we celebrated our students who registered to attend our 2023 Transfer Achievement Celebration. Congratulations to all Foothill students who transferred in 2023!


Transfer Center Announcement

Fall 2024 University Admissions Final Official Transcripts and IGETC/CSU GE Certifications:
Foothill College and De Anza College are in the same district and on the quarter system.  UC's and CSU's know that they will receive students' final official transcripts and IGETC/CSU GE certifications after July 1st. Please order either or both documents as soon as your spring grades are posted.

Quick Questions

The Transfer Center will offer 15-minute Quick Questions on telephone or Zoom during Fall 2023 on Tuesdays, phone, Zoom or in-person and Fridays, phone or Zoom, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Please call 650-949-7821 or 650-949-7423 or use the website chat feature to sign-up.

We are providing transfer counseling in-person, telephone, or Zoom appointments,  Mondays - Wednesday in room 8329.  Click here to  schedule an appointment.

For further support, you may 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.

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We're Here to Help!

Transfer Center


Student Services Building, 3rd Floor Room 8329

View Transfer Center Office Hours

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 2024 - CRN: 40606
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.