Transfer Student Center

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Welcome to the Transfer Student Center!

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Welcome to the Transfer Student Center!

Transfer Center

Our Community Space

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Chancellor Carol Christ at the Transfer Student Center

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Our Peer Advocate Leads

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Chancellor Carol Christ with the TSC Staff

Chancellor Carol Christ with the TSC Staff

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Transfers at Cal Day

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The Transfer Student Center provides services to current Cal transfer students from other colleges and universities with navigating the academic and cultural landscape of one of the top research universities in the world. Our programs and services focus on supporting a successful transition, fostering connections and a strong sense of community among transfers, and empowering students as they explore and pursue their academic and career goals. The center plays a key role in campus outreach and recruitment through yield events and active participation in programs involving California Community Colleges. We are located in 100 Cesar Chavez Student Building.


Enroll in our Transition Course

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As a first semester transfer, you will be navigating and adjusting to a new campus culture. This class is designed to help facilitate your transition by improving your knowledge of the research university and its resources, assisting you in identifying key academic skills and strategies for academic success, and encouraging community and student engagement. You will learn about various campus resources and opportunities that are available to you as a Cal student. 


Academic Counseling 

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Transitioning to a 4-year research university from another college or university can be challenging. Our staff practices a holistic and solution-focused approach that helps you consider your options and explore the possibilities UC Berkeley provides.

The Transfer Student Center is excited to offer In-Person and Virtual Academic Counseling Appointments. Academic Counseling appointments will continue to be offered Monday-Friday 10 am-4 pm. Sign-up for either an In- Person or Virtual Appointment

*Please note: academic counseling appointments are only for enrolled UC Berkeley students. 

Learn More About Us!

UC Berkeley Transfer Student Center

The Transfer Student Center provides services to current Cal transfer students from other colleges and universities with navigating the academic and cultural landscape of one of the top research universities in the world. 


Below is the link to the Transfer Student Center's resource site where you will find a variety of campus resources, workshops, and events for UC Berkeley transfer students. The resources are extensive but not exhaustive.

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General Inquiries

 (510) 642-4257

transfercenter@berkeley.edu

Hours

 Fall & Spring: Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm & Friday 9am-4pm

 Summer: 10am-4pm