Transfer Success Kit

Our Transfer Success Kit contains recommended strategies to strengthen and streamline your transfer pathway from a California community college to UC Santa Cruz.

STARS (Services for Transfer and Re-entry Students)

STARS will support you in your transition to UCSC (and beyond!)


Transfer students have different orientation needs from students who enter the university as frosh.  We’ve designed specific orientation sessions for transfer students.

Advising and Other Support

Transfer students have many resources at UC Santa Cruz!


There are numerous housing options for transfer students at UC Santa Cruz.

Resources for Success

These resources will support you not just in your transition, but from admission to graduation.