The UniversityLink program is a guarantee program into UCSD, provided that you meet eligibility, academic requirements, and program requirements. The program includes the following:
Ø A partnership between the UCSD, community colleges and feeder high schools.
Ø A program that guarantees you admission and helps you meet your goal of enrolling at UCSD.
Ø A program offering individual counseling and activities facilitating a smooth transfer to UCSD.
Ø A program designed to increase the college going and transfer
rates of student living in
Students in their senior year of high school or in their first fall term at the community college can submit their UniversityLink agreement to UCSD. Students must graduated from a feeder high school into UCSD. Students must attend a community college to complete the academic and program requirements prior to transferring to UCSD.
There are academic requirements and program requirements.
As a UniversityLink student, you get invited
to special programs like the Medical Science Program.
Best of all, the
Medical Science program is FREE!
pays the cost of the four-week academic activities and your campus room and
In addition to one-on-one academic counseling, workshops for
transfer success, and meeting UCSD students, you are guaranteed admission into
UCSD as long as you meet the above requirements.
And because both IGETC* meets the Seven Course Pattern and CSU lower
division GE, you can have guaranteed admission into UCSD and still keep your
options open for other UC’s and CSU’s! *IGETC
isn’t always appropriate for all majors at all UC’s and CSU’s.
Speak to your counselor for more detailed information.
you agree to have a 3.0 minimum GPA and are interested in
UCSD, you do not have to compete with other student’s GPA’s for admission,
which can raise the average minimum GPA to above 3.5.
Ø Through the UniversityLink program, a student can only apply for the fall quarter. So, this means that the student must complete all the program requirements by the spring term prior to the fall quarter. Requirements may NOT be completed in the summer before transfer.
Ø UniversityLink students need to send in an application to the UC
system online at www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply like any other student.
Students are still required to complete a personal essay.
The filing period is November 1-30 of the year before the fall quarter
the student wants to enter UCSD.
example, if a student wants to go to UCSD in Fall 2014, that student would need
**There may be additional deadlines or
applications such as IGETC Certification.
Meet with a counselor for further details on transferring.
For further information please contact:
Last Updated 06/12/2012