College Students to UCSD
school seniors --- Looking for
to a top-notch institution like
UCSD? If you're considering attending a California community college before
transferring to UCSD,
UniversityLink is here for you!
UniversityLink provides an
extraordinary opportunity to transfer to UCSD, one of the top-ranked
state-supported universities in the country.
Although UniversityLink and TAG are both UCSD transfer programs,
UniversityLink provides additional support for students and
connection with a counselor. There will be a
UniversityLink informational meeting on (TBA) in the Governing Board Room (SSC-1), at Palomar College
San Marcos campus.
What is UniversityLink?
- A partnership
between the University of California, San Diego, select community
colleges and their feeder high schools.
- A program that
guarantees you admission and helps you meet your goal of enrolling at
- A program
offering you outstanding
services, including individual counseling and
activities, to facilitate a timely and smooth transfer from high school
to the community college to UCSD.
- A program
designed to increase the college-going and transfer rates of students
living in San Diego, Imperial County and East Los Angeles.
is available at all
San Diego and Imperial Valley community colleges!
Your college success
is our mission! The primary goal of
UniversityLink is to give you a
head start by encouraging you to use your first two years at the community
college to complete academic course work that will prepare you for transfer
to, and graduation from UCSD. Counselors from the community college and UCSD
will work with you to ensure that you take the right steps toward
transferring to UCSD.
- Advising from a
UCSD Admissions Officer
- Advising on
General Education and Major Preparation course requirements
- Invitations to
special events at UCSD Contact with current UCSD students
agreement must be submitted to Palomar
College during the spring of your senior year of high school or during
your first year at the community college.
* You may
submit the application at the STARS Program at your high school.
Successful completion of
the UniversityLink agreement guarantees you admission to a fall term at
UCSD.*To enroll in
UniversityLink, you must register at the community college by first
completing an application for admission.
- Earn 60
UC-transferable semester units
- Maintain a
minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in all UC-transferable courses
- Meet UC subject
transferable English Composition courses
transferable Mathematics course
transferable courses covering two of the following three disciplines
--- arts and humanities; social and behavioral sciences; physical
and biological sciences
- 1 appointment
per semester with a community college counselor
- 1 appointment
per year with the UCSD representative for your community college
- Attend fall and spring
semester UniversityLink program meetings at the community college
- Enroll in
Counseling 101, Transfer Success, at your community college during
your first year
- Attend a UC
application workshop and participate in a UCSD campus visit
UCSD UniversityLink info
more information contact:
Elvia Nunez, Transfer Center Director, Palomar College
(760) 744-1150 x2187