News & key dates

Select UC campuses still accepting applications

Merced will remain open to freshman applicants until Dec. 15, 2018. Santa Cruz, Riverside and Merced are accepting transfer applications through Jan. 4, 2019. 

Apply for financial aid

File the FAFSA or Dream Act Application between now and March 2.

UC tops Forbes' best value rankings

Six UC campuses were among the top 15 ‘best value’ colleges in the country, with UCLA and UC Berkeley claiming first and second place.

Transfer Pathways: Your roadmap to UC's most popular majors

Know the major you want but not the UC campus? Our new Transfer Pathways will help you prepare while keeping your options open.

Paying for UC