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Cathy Summa-Wolfe
, Director
Communications & Community Relations
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COM to Host Transfer Day

Kentfield, CA—Sept. 21, 2011—College of Marin is hosting Transfer Day on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first floor of the Student Services Building, located at 835 College Ave, in Kentfield, CA.  All College of Marin students, their families, and friends are invited to the free event and learn more transferring to a four-year university.

More than 35 four-year colleges and universities will be on campus to meet with students, providing detailed transfer information in a convenient, one-stop format.  University and college representatives will discuss student interests, academic goals, and answer questions on the application process.  Students are encouraged to research scholarships and financial aid available, what majors schools offer, what the campus life is like, along with other relevant topics to help make the transfer decision-making transition more successful and less stressful. 

Many California schools will attend, including UCs, CSUs, and independent schools, along with schools specializing in art, design, and architecture.  Out-of-state schools from Arizona, Nevada, Alaska, and Hawaii will also be at the event. A partial list of participating schools includes UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC San Diego, UC Santa Cruz, CSU East Bay, CSU Fresno, CSU Sacramento, San Francisco State, Sonoma State, Humboldt State, Dominican University of California, University of San Francisco, Samuel Merritt College, Patten University, Mills College, Menlo College, Holy Names University, Woodbury University, Golden Gate University, Notre Dame de Namur, Prescott College-Arizona, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, University of Hawaii-Hilo, There will be a wealth of good information at Transfer Day, including expert help from COM’s counseling staff . The Transfer and Career Center which hosts this event annually will provide Student Information Packets with the ‘nuts and bolts’ details on the transfer process, including a list of questions to ask school representatives, to help better prepare prospective transfer students. The COM Transfer Club will be assisting, to help make the event run smoothly for all.