Contact and Hours of Operation
Andrea Mann - Transfer and Career Center Technician
Tel: (415) 485-9671
Fax: (415) 456-7770
Student Services Building, Room 202
835 College Ave
Kentfield, CA 94904
Monday 8:00am to 4:30pm; 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
8:00am to 5:00pm; closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm; closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm
The Transfer and Career Center will be closed on December 3rd and December 4th. It will re-open on Thursday, December 5th at 11am.
Center News & Upcoming Events
12/03 - Academy of Art University, 9:00am to 11:00am Deedy Staff Lounge, next to Cafeteria. An outreach representative will host an Application Assistance Day for those interested in transferring. Learn about admissions, financial aid, housing, and more. It will be held in Deedy Staff Lounge, right next to the Cafeteria in the Student Services Building.
12/10 - Menlo College, 12:00pm to 2:00pm entrance to Student Services Building.An admissions representative from Menlo College will host an information table to speak with students about Menlo College and their offerings as a business school, transfer admission, scholarship opportunities, and more.
Transfer Day! The annual Transfer Day event on Monday, November 4 was a great success. The bottom floor of the Student Service Building was buzzing with enthusiastic activity during the event as approximately 400 students met with 40 different college and university representatives from UCs, CSUs, independent, and out of state schools. We are already looking forward to next year’s event and hope you are too.
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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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.
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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.
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.
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
- ASSIST.org: Official source for California articulation and student transfer information.
- 2013-2014 California State University (CSU) General Education-Breadth
- 2013-2014 Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum for Transfer to the University of California and California State University (IGETC)
- http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/, University of California application instructions, deadlines, planning and university program information.
- www.csumentor.edu California State Universities-how and when to apply, plan, and much more.
- US News & World Report Best College Search Search for schools by location, major, tuition costs, and more. Results listed will include the school's ranking.
- CaliforniaColleges.edu A source for college and career planning in California.
- MyMajors.com Get help on finding a major, college, career, and scholarships all on one site.
- California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office General Information on California's community colleges.
- Salary Surfer Comparative salary study compiled by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office from a five year period for students who received a certificate or degree from a CA community college. Salary Surfer also identifies which colleges offer programs in specific disciplines.
- College Factual A free college and university rankings site. You are able to research a variety of schools nationwide.
- Petersons College Search The leader in college search, test prep and financial aid information.
- College Results Online Research and compare colleges' graduation rates
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Scholarships and Financial Aid
- fafsa.ed.gov US Department of Education Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
- College of Marin Financial Aid Office webpage Information on federal and state financial aid along with a scholarship listing.
- Federal Student Aid Research all the different types of aid offered by the federal government.
- fastweb.com Scholarship search and application tip site.
- ScholarshipExperts.com A comprehensive free online scholarships search.
- icanaffordcollege.com California Community College website with financial aid information.
- Paying for College Student Resource Guide A great list of specific scholarships and resources.
- Scholarships for Students without Social Security Numbers For Bay Area Immigrant Students.
- BigFuture The College Board's scholarship search website. The site also has features that allow you to explore colleges, majors, and careers.
- cappex.com Create a profile that will help you find scholarships and even colleges that match your preferences.
- Career One Stop Sponsored by the Department of Labor this site offers a scholarship database, career exploration tools, and information useful to job seekers.
- Education Corner No need to create a profile, this website offers an extensive directory of thousands of scholarships.
- 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.
- International Scholarships A website designed specifically for study abroad students searching for scholarships.
- Diversity Abroad A scholarship search website for international and study abroad students.
- University of California Scholarships Planning to transfer to a UC school? Each school offers individual scholarships. Check them all out.
- Student Advisor Scholarships Search through categorized lists, specific scholarships, or even download their app to get scholarship information on the go.
- 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
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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 Mondays at 3:00pm in the Transfer and Career Center.
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Andrea Mann, Transfer and Career Center Technician
Transfer and Career Center
Student Services Building, Room 202
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, CA 94904
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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