Transfer Counseling — Drop In or Make
an Appointment
What is Transfer Drop In?
Drop-in transfer counseling is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Sessions are limited to 10 minutes and are intended for quick and brief questions, such as:
  • Finding out about transfer deadlines and/or requirements
  • Help with university applications
  • Personal Essay Review
  • Class selection for the quarter
  • Basic transfer information

Drop-In Times and Location
Drop-In transfer counseling is available on a limited basis.

What is a 30-Minute Transfer Counseling Appointment?
Some issues, such as those listed below, require more time than a 10-minute drop-in session and you should schedule an appointment to see a counselor.
  • The development of your Student Education Plan (SEP)
  • Academic, progress and disqualification holds
  • Transfer Admission Guarantees (TAGs) contracts
  • Financial Aid and Veterans Educational Transfer Plans
  • Choosing a major
  • Course substitutions
  • Filing petitions for IGETC or CSU General Education
  • Transcript evaluation
How to Prepare for a 30-Minute Counseling Appointment
  • Bring transcripts from other colleges, test scores, your education plan, and any other records that are relevant to the issues you want to discuss.
  • Make a list of questions you want to ask.
  • Do as much legwork ahead of time so you can make the most out of your time with the counselor.
  • Note: Any documents (transcripts, forms, etc.) faxed to the Counseling Division are used by the counselors and then shredded. They are not kept on file at the division office.
  • CLICK HERE to make a 30-minute transfer
    counseling appointment.

    Make an appointment with a transfer counselor


  • If a student misses two appointments in one quarter, he/she will be prevented from making further appointments for the rest of the quarter.
  • A student is limited to a maximum of five (5) 30-minute counseling appointments per quarter.  Once the maximum has been reached, a student get help during drop-in sessions.
Canceling a Counseling Appointment
If you need to cancel your appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance. There are two ways to cancel:
  1. Log into the transfer counseling appointment site.
    • Click on View or Cancel Appointments button
    • Click on Cancel button on the left
    • Select a reason for canceling
    • Click on Continue button to cancel the appointment
  2. Or call the Transfer Center at (650) 949-7821.

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