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Transfer

Welcome to Folsom Lake College's Transfer Services!

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MISSION STATEMENT
Transfer Services are geared toward assisting students in exploring post-secondary educational options while providing support and guidance on the steps necessary to transfer to a four-year college or university. This is accomplished through a variety of services and activities that include:

  • Comprehensive Transfer Counseling
  • College Fairs
  • University Representative Visits
  • Campus Tours
  • College Application Workshops
  • Transfer Exploration Classes (HCD 310, 318) 

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Working in collaboration with an FLC College Counselor, students will:

  • know the steps required to transfer to a four- year college or university.
  • be able to identify resources that assist with transfer preparation. 

TRANSFER NEWS!

Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT's):
SB 1440 establishes the Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act. SB 1440 requires a community college district to grant an associate degree for transfer to a student in that student’s field of study once a student has met degree and transfer requirements for a particular major. Upon completion of the transfer associate degree, the student is eligible for transfer with junior standing into the California State University (CSU) system. Students will be given priority consideration when applying to a particular program that is similar to the student’s community college area of emphasis. The bill prohibits a community college district or campus from adding local course requirements in addition to requirements of the STAR Act, and prohibits the CSU from requiring a transferring student to repeat courses similar to those taken at the community college that counted toward their associate degree for transfer.

At this time, FLC offers 15 Associate for Transfer Degrees (ADT's): Administration of Justice, Art History, Art-Studio, Business, Communication Studies, Early Childhood Education, English, Geography, Geology, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, and Theatre Arts.  More are being developed!  Please see a counselor for specific program requirements.
 
If you would like to learn more about these state wide transfer degrees, please visit: www.sb1440.org or www.adegreewithaguarantee.com.

SPRING 2016 TRANSFER EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Discover UC Davis Tour: Interested in learning more about the UC Davis campus?  Please join us for a FREE event at UC Davis on Friday, February 26, 2016.  The event will be held on the Davis campus from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM and will cover a variety of topics for transfer students including: Financial aid, overview of academic majors, undergraduate research, graduate school and study abroad. 

A campus tour will also be provided.  Free round trip bus transportation will be provided from FLC!  If interested click here for sign up information.  The bus is available on a first come, first served basis.

Transfer Workshops: Interested in learning about how to transfer to a four year college?  Did you know we offer a guaranteed admission program with a number of public, private, and out of state colleges?  If interested, consider attending one of our transfer workshops this spring! All workshops scheduled 12-1 PM in the Career & Transfer Services Center (lower Falcon's Roost) 

  • How to Qualify for a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG): Monday, May 2nd
  • Preparing to Transfer to CSU and UC: Monday, April 18th
  • Next Steps for Fall 2016 Transfer Applicants: Thursday, March 17th; Thursday, April 7th
  • CSU Mentor Worskshop for Cal State Applicants: Tuesday, March 15th, Tuesday, April 26th

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 UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVE VISITS
Folsom Lake College and the El Dorado Center are host to a variety of university representatives throughout the year. Please check out the calendar below to see who's visiting this month!

University Representative Calendar