News & key dates

Jan. 3 Transfer applicants for fall 2017: Deadline extension

Transfer applicants have additional time to apply to UC. Some majors will close after Nov. 30.

Apply for financial aid 

File the FAFSA or Dream Act Application and Cal Grant Verification Form between January 1 and March 2.

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.

UC campuses top ranking for "best value" schools

Six UC campuses placed in the top 50 of Forbes' "America's Best Value Colleges" list of 300 schools.

UC proposes long-term funding plan

Goal is more predictable tuition, strong financial aid and more access for Californians.

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