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Transfer Student Checklist

  • Participate in an Orientation activity.
    Enroll in COUN 270 - Introduction to College, a .5 unit course or
    Attend a one-hour mini-orientation or
    Complete the online orientation (
  • Learn how to be a successful college student.
    Enroll in one or more of the following:
    • COUN 355 - College Preparations Skills (for students in ENGL 305 or ENGL 302)
    • COUN 53 - College Survival Techniques
    • COUN 60 - Effective Study Workshop
    • COUN 60.1 - Overcoming Math Anxiety
    • COUN 60.2  - Math Study Skills
  • Choose a transfer counselor and meet with them regularly.
    For drop-in information call or go to:
    • Counseling Appointment Desk (707) 527-4451, Bertolini Student Center, 2nd floor
    • Transfer Center (707) 527-4874, Bertolini Student Center, 3rd floor
  • Learn about the requirements for transfer
    Enroll in COUN 80 - Understanding the Transfer Process, a one-unit course,
    visit the Transfer Center Web site at and
    meet regularly with a transfer counselor.
  • Choose a major. Hint: it’s about what you want to do after you graduate.
    Enroll in COUN 62 – Introduction to Career Development, a 3 unit course.
    Contact the Career Center, Bertolini Student Center, 3rd floor, to meet with a career counselor.
  • Complete transfer level English and math courses early.
  • Choose some target universities.
    Enroll in COUN 80 and visit the Transfer Center to use directories, catalogs, and college search programs.
  • Visit university campuses.
  • Learn about the application process.
    Enroll in COUN 80 and attend application workshops.

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