Transfer Planning

Transfer Planning

Transfer Admission Agreement / Guarantee (TAA/TAG)

A Transfer Admission Agreement (TAA) or Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG), is a contractual agreement that provides De Anza College students guaranteed admission to a participating California State University, University of California, independent or out-of-state institution.

A TAA/TAG may not be available for all majors, impacted programs, and colleges or schools at a participating TAA/TAG college or university. Students interested in completing a TAA/TAG must satisfy specified course and admission requirements in a timely manner in order to be guaranteed admission to the participating four-year institution.

Upon confirming eligibility for a TAA/TAG, students are encouraged to meet with a university admissions representative (when available) or a De Anza College counselor or academic adviser to review and confirm course selection.  TAA/TAG advising is recommended at least one year prior to transfer.

TAA/TAG advising services are often limited in the Counseling & Advising Center and Transfer Center (located on the 2nd floor of the Student & Community Services Building).  Visit the Meet with a Counselor page for guidelines and how to prepare for an appointment with a counselor or academic adviser.

Students interested in completing a TAA/TAG should review the specific eligibility requirements, terms and conditions, restrictions, and deadlines for each prospective TAA/TAG college or university or read the section below for UC TAG Applicants.

The names of participating campuses at De Anza College, minimum grade point average required for the TAA/TAG, minimum number of units required for the TAA/TAG, and the TAA/TAG contract filing periods are posted below.

Name of College or  University Available TAG Term(s) Minimum Transferable GPA Required to Write TAG Minimum Transferable Quarter Units Required to Write TAG TAG Filing Period/Deadline

The American University of Paris

  - AUP Guaranteed Transfer Agreement

  - AUP TAA Info Sheet
Fall 3.0 CSU transferable GPA1  Varies2 Fall 2016: See the AUP "How to Apply for Guaranteed Admission" section
Spring 3.0 CSU transferable GPA1  Varies2 Spring 2017: See the AUP "How to Apply for Guaranteed Admission" section
Arizona State University
- ASU Guaranteed Program for Admission
Fall Varies2 36

Fall 2017:

Contact ASU
Spring Varies2 36 Spring 2017:
Contact ASU

University of the Pacific

- University of the Pacific TAA
Fall 3.2 45 UC transferable

Fall 2017:

To be determined

UC Davis TAG

- UCD TAG FAQs

- UCD TAG Eligibility Self-Assessment Questionnaire - Fall 2017 [PDF]

Fall Varies by major2
45 UC transferable

Fall 2017:

9/01 - 9/30/2016

UC Irvine TAG

Fall Varies by major2 45 UC transferable

Fall 2017:

9/01 - 9/30/2016

UC Merced TAG

Fall Varies by major2 45 UC transferable

Fall 2017:

9/01 - 9/30/2016

Spring3 Varies by major2 45 UC transferable

Spring 2018:

5/01 - 5/31/2017

UC Riverside TAG

 Fall Varies by major2 45 UC transferable

Fall 2017:

9/01 - 9/30/2016

UC Santa Barbara TAG
UCSB TAG - Fall 2017 [PDF]

UCSB TAG FAQs - Fall 2017 [PDF]

 Fall Varies by major2 45 UC transferable

Fall 2017:

9/01 - 9/30/2016

NOTE: UCSB TAG is available for all majors in the College of Letters and Science except performing arts majors but is not available for any majors in the College of Engineering or the College of Creative Studies.

UC Santa Cruz TAG

 Fall Varies by major2 45 UC transferable

Fall 2017:

9/01 - 9/30/2016

Visit California Community Colleges' HBCU Transfer Program website

1
Subject to APU's transfer course limitations.

2 GPA and minimum unit requirements vary by major and/or college within the university and are subject to change.  Supplemental information is available on the respective college or university guaranteed admission website.

3 TAA/TAG admission for Winter and Spring terms to UC are subject to change without notice.  Visit the De Anza College Transfer Planning website for updates.

REMINDERS:

  • UC will notify TAG applicants about the status of their TAG application no later than November 15, 2016.  Students can log on to the UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) system to check for messages and to track the status of their TAG application.

  • All UC TAG applicants must fill out out the UC admission application and submit it between November 1 – 30, 2016. Failure to do so will nullify an approved UC TAG agreement.

Disclaimer:  The final responsibility for successful transfer rests with the student.  The information posted on the De Anza College Transfer Planning Website is designed to assist you in obtaining the most accurate information possible.  However, this information is subject to change without notice, which may subsequently impact your admission to the University.

Students are encouraged to meet as early as possible and periodically with a counselor or academic adviser both at De Anza College and at the transfer institution to confirm your choice of classes.

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Last Updated: 6/10/16