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Timeline for transfer applicants

Plan your transfer admission process and use our timeline below to make sure you’re on track with meeting all milestones, deadlines and requirements.

First Year—Community College

August

  • Research your UC Davis major and familiarize yourself with prerequisite coursework.
  • Create a UC .
  • Meet with a UC Davis or California Community College counselor to discuss your transfer goals and plan a UC Davis (TAG), available at all California community colleges.

October

  • Oct. 1-Mar. 2: Apply for financial aid annually at or .

February

  • Attend Discover UC Davis

March–August

  • At the close of each term, update coursework and grade information on your UC (TAP).
  • Attend UC Davis in April.
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Second Year—Community College

August

  • Meet with a counselor to ensure you are on target with your transfer plan.
  • Begin working on your .

September

  • Submit your , September 1-30.

October

  • Oct. 1-Mar. 2: Apply for financial aid annually at or .

November

  • Nov 1-30: Complete and submit the , a requirement for all applicants, including TAG applicants.
  • Nov. 15: UC Davis TAG decisions are released.

December

  • Establish a UC Davis online account and check it frequently for updates about your admission status.

January–February

  • Jan. 31: Priority deadline to complete the .
  • Notify UC Davis of any changes in your planned coursework using .

March

  • Mar. 2: Submit your Cal Grant GPA verification form.
  • Mar. 31: Deadline to complete the .
  • Notify UC Davis of any dropped courses and D or F grades you receive during spring term at .

April-June 1

  • Check your UC Davis admission status and financial aid award starting late April at .
  • If admitted, apply for the UC Davis by May 1.
  • If admitted, submit Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) and Statement of Legal Residence (SLR) online by June 1. You may submit an SIR to only one UC campus.

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