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Contact and Hours of Operation

Contact:
Andrea Mann - Transfer & Career Center Technician
Tel: (415) 485-9671
Fax: (415) 456-7770
E-mail: Andrea.Mann@marin.edu

Location:
Kentfield Campus
Student Services Building, Room 202
835 College Ave
Kentfield, CA 94904

Hours:
Monday 8:00am to 5:00pm; closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am to 5:00pm; closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am to 7:00pm; closed for lunch 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm; closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm; closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm

Center News & Upcoming Events

Campus Tours!

The Transfer Club is hosting three campus tours this semester:

4/14/14 - San Francisco State University
4/25/14 - UC Davis
5/3/14 - University of San Francisco

Lunch and transportation will be provided for FREE thanks to ASCOM.

For more informatoin and to reserve your spot go to the Transfer & Career Center.

4/10 - Golden Gate University, 10:00am to 1:00pm Informational Table @ the Student Services Entrance.

4/23 - Dominican University, 10:00am to 1:00pm Informational Table @ the Student Services Entrance.

5/7 - Western New England University, 11:00am to 12:00pm Informational Table @ the Student Services Entrance.

5/8 - UC Berkeley, 9:30am to 3:00am Counseling Office. Merryl Owen will be available to meet with students by appointment. Call (415)485-9671 to schedule.

 

What We Offer

College of Marin has a strong culture of transfer with a supportive environment for transfer success. Students are focused and intellectually curious. – Keith Schoon, UC Berkeley Community College Transfer Center Director

The Transfer and Career Center is the focal point for information, resources, and opportunities to explore majors, college choices, transfer pathways, and careers. We offer a wide range of information and tools that can help you succeed in the process, including:
· College and university catalogs, brochures, and career information
· Career exploration tools and occupational information
· On-campus visits and appointments with college and university representatives
· Transfer planning assistance and application workshops

Stop by the Transfer and Career Center in room 202 of the Student Services Building to find out how these resources can help you.

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Transfer Programs

You can complete more than half of your bachelor’s degree at College of Marin and save thousands of dollars on the cost of your higher education. College of Marin offers courses that satisfy the lower division requirements for transfer as a junior to the California State University and University of California systems, along with private in-state and out-of-state universities. Each year, hundreds of College of Marin students successfully transfer to four-year universities.

Making a decision to transfer to a four-year college or university requires thorough knowledge of yourself and your goals, as well as careful planning. The transfer process is multifaceted and students are highly encouraged to work closely with a counselor to make sure all transfer requirements are met. To begin the transfer process, call 415.485.9432 to make an appointment with a counselor on the Kentfield or Indian Valley Campus. In collaboration with the counseling staff, the Transfer and Career Center provides a variety of services, resources, and programs designed to assist students throughout the many steps of the transfer process.

Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) for UC Campuses
College of Marin offers a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) to seven University of California campuses, including Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz. To be eligible, students must have already completed at least thirty UC-transferable units with a 2.8 to 3.5 UC-transferable GPA. Please note that certain UCs and majors may have different requirements. Applications usually are submitted online September 1 to 30. A student can only apply for a TAG a one UC campus.

For the most up to date information, visit the University of California Transfer Admission Guarantee webpage for specific requirements and to begin the online TAG application.

Associate Degree for Transfer to CSU Campuses
The Community Colleges and California State University have launched Associate Degree for Transfer (AAT/AS-T) pathway that allows students to earn an associate degree and a bachelor's degree, with no wasted units. College of Marin has the following AS-T/AA-T degrees approved: Business Administration AS-T, Political Science AA-T, Sociology AA-T, Communication Studies AA-T, Psychology AA-T. English and Theatre Arts will be submitted for approval next.

Associate Degree for Transfer AA-T/AS-T Degrees

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Career and College Planning Tools

Housed in the Transfer Center, the Career Center provides resources to students and the community. Computers are available during office hours for career planning, college and educational research. Staff can assist you.

ASSIST
The ASSIST website is your best tool to find community college courses that are transferable to a UC or CSU campus. Learn how these courses might be used to satisfy subject matter requirements for general education or specific majors. It’s easy to use.

EUREKA
You also have the convenience of a computer search at your fingertips using the EUREKA program. EUREKA is a college and career search software that offers tools that will guide and help you search majors, careers, scholarships, jobs, and information on over 2,800 schools, both in the U.S. and abroad. The Eureka college and career search program may be used in the center or accessed from home. You will be better prepared for the transfer experience if you take some time to seek out the excellent College of Marin resources available to you. Please stop by the Transfer and Career Center to find out how to set up a free personal EUREKA account (for COM students only.)

Guidance Resources and Assistance

The Transfer and Career Center offers the following support services to students:

  • UC and CSU Articulation Agreements (www.ASSIST.org) and campus information
  • Support throughout the transfer process
  • Personalized contact with visiting representatives from local, out of state and international colleges and universities
  • College catalogs and materials (California, out of state and international)
  • Access to on-line applications for University of California and California State University
  • On-line access to college information and career exploration resources
  • Assistance with online transfer application
  • Resource library with college catalogs, books on majors, financial aid, career exploration, college and university programs
  • Transfer Workshops

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Career and Occupational Exploration
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook Occupational information compiled by US Department of Labor.
  • California Occupational Guides Occupational information compiled by Employment Development Department.
  • CareerOneStop Sponsored by the US Department of Labor, this site has tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and professionals.
  • UC Berkeley Career Center Valuable information on career exploration, networking, informational interviews, job search techniques and internships.
  • San Francisco State University Student Involvement and Career Center Valuable information on majors and careers and job seeking skills.
  • mynextmove.org An interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options.
  • O*NET OnLine Find jobs that match your interests and strengths and find out what it takes to get that job.
  • TalenToday Allows students to easily assess their core soft skills and motivations, and immediately discover what job profiles fit their personality best- for free!
  • whodouwant2b.com Career exploration tool for high school and community college students developed by CA Community Colleges, Department of Education and State of California.
  • Employability Checkup Do you have realistic expectations of your dream job? Find out!
  • Explore Health Careers Interested in working in health care? Begin researching your many different options with this site.
College Planning

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid:

General Scholarship Search:

Information, Tips & Tricks, and Resources:

Minority Based Scholarships:

International and Study Abroad Scholarships:

Other Resources:

  • 10000degrees.org Non-profit organization that provides preparation and resources for low income students to get to and through college. They offer scholarships, financial aid workshops, a resource library of scholarship/college information, and more.
  • Military.com Scholarship Finder A scholarship search site for those in the military and their families.
  • University of California Scholarships Planning to transfer to a UC school? Each school offers individual scholarships. Check them all out.
  • CSU Scholarship Programs Get an idea of what kinds of scholarships different CSU schools offer. Don't forget to visit the website of the CSU campus you want to attend, too!
  • Transfer Student Scholarship By the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, community college students with a 3.5 GPA, demonstrated financial need, and are transfer bound are eligible to earn a scholarship worth $30,000 a year.
  • Gates Millennium Scholars

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Transfer Club

The mission of the Transfer Club is to:

  • Become an active link between the transfer program and the students
  • Draw and create a strong sense of support and community
  • Promote awareness of the transfer process among COM students
  • Provide peer support to students planning to transfer to four-year colleges and universities
  • Empower and encourage students to network as they go through the transfer process
  • Sponsor activities and events that allow students to explore transfer options and gain valuable information about the transfer process
  • Foster unity among campus clubs
  • Plan and coordinate tours of university campuses.

Meetings are Tuesdays at 3:30pm in the Transfer and Career Center.

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Contact Information

Andrea Mann, Transfer and Career Center Technician
Transfer and Career Center
Student Services Building, Room 202
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, CA 94904

Tel: 415.485.9671
Fax: 415.456.7770

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Transfer and Career Center Webpage
Technical Contact: Andrea Mann, Transfer and Career Center Technician, 415.485.7671
Content Responsible: Jon Eldridge, Vice President of Student Services