Application Assistance

Are you ready to apply to a 4-year college/university?  The information below has been gathered to help you with the admission process.  Please select the application that you are interested in submitting.

 

University of California 

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Fall 2021 UC TAG

Fall 2021 UC TAG Applicants

The UC TAG deadline has been extended to October 15, 2020.  Please access our UC TAG Fall 2021 Canvas Course for assistance.  You will need to "Enroll in Course" in order to access the content.  There is no fee to enroll.   This resource is for Grossmont College students; you will need your Grossmont College WebAdvisor username and password to access.  After enrolling, you'll be able to access the UC TAG "Course" through your Grossmont College Canvas Dashboard.  We are confident that the content in the course will provide answers to your questions.  You'll find:

  • Eligibility criteria and information about TAG campuses/majors;
  • How to create a UC TAP account (the first step in applying for TAG);
  • Instructions to use when completing your UC TAP account and UC TAG application;
  • Opportunities for support during application season, including dates and times of UC TAG Q&A Sessions when Counselors will be available to answer questions;
  • Steps to take after you've applied!
Fall 2021 UC Application

Fall 2021 UC Applicants

The UC application opened August 1, 2020.  You may begin filling it out; however, please note that the submission period is between November 1-30, 2020.  Please access our UC Application Fall 2021 Canvas Course for assistance.  You will need to "Enroll in Course" in order to access the content.  There is no fee to enroll.  This resource is for Grossmont College Students; you will need your Grossmont College WebAdvisor username and password to access.  After enrolling, you'll be able to access the UC Application Fall 2021 "Course" through your Grossmont College Canvas Dashboard.  we are confident that the content in the course will provide answers to your questions.  You'll find:

  • Eligibility criteria and information about UC admissions;
  • How to create your UC application account
  • Instructions to use when completing your UC application;
  • Opportunities for support during application season, including dates and times of CSU/UC Application Q&A Sessions when Counselors will be available to answer questions; and
  • Steps to take after you've applied!

Click here to Enroll in the UC Application Fall 2021 Course

UC/CSU Application Q&A Sessions with Grossmont College Counselors

The Transfer Center is offering Application Q&A Sessions.  This is your opportunity to ask Transfer Center Counselors questions about your application(s) before you press submit!  For a list of dates and times will be available as well as how to sign up to attend, please visit our Transfer Workshops page and view UC Application Q&A Sessions.

Fall 2021 UC Application Workshops and Other Opportunities to Connect with UC Reps

Virtual Transfer Application Workshops

Presented by Laura Gail, UCSC Admissions Representative

Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 5:00 - 6:00pm.  Register here. Passcode: 334212

OR 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm.  Register here. Passcode: 842452

After registering you will receive an email with the link to use the date of the workshop.

Workshop topics: what's unique about UC Santa Cruz, applying for fall 2021 admission, popular majors and major preparation, financial aid and scholarships, internships and research opportunities, housing, and time for questions!

Download the flier here.

 

Drop-In Advising with Laura Gail, UCSC Admissions Representative to Grossmont

Monday, October 12, 2020, 2:00pm-5:00pm. 

Register here.  Passcode: 830650

After registering you'll receive an email with the link to use for the drop-in session.
You may sign in anytime during the drop-in session, please allow time to conclude your discussion by 5pm.  Please wait in the virtual waiting room until the previous student is finished with the advising session.
 

Individual Appointments* with Laura Gail, UCSC Admissions representative to Grossmont College:  Laura is available to meet with students by appointment (via Zoom or phone).  Students may schedule using Laura's online scheduling calendar.   Laura can also be reached via phone (831) 459-5518 or email lgail@ucsc.edu

PIQ Virtual Workshop

We were pleased to host a Personal Insight Questions Virtual Workshop presented by Alberto Davalos and Zefora Ortiz from UC Berkeley!

 

The session was recorded and is available here for viewing.

Reference Links

UC Application and Information

UC Personal Insight Questions 

UCSD Specific  Information

How to Identify UC Transferable Courses

Calculating Your UC Transferable GPA

UC Campus Admission Decision Notification Timeline 

 

California State University

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Spring 2021 CSU Application

Spring 2021 CSU Applicants:

Please access our CSU Spring 2021 Application Google Drive Folder for assistance.  We are confident that the information in the folder will provide answers to your questions.  You'll find:

  • Eligibility criteria and information about open campuses/majors;
  • How to create a Cal State Apply account;
  • Instructions to use when completing your application;
  • Opportunities for support during application season, including dates and times Counselors will be available to answer questions;
  • GPA calculation information; and
  • Steps to take after you've applied!
Fall 2021 CSU Application

Fall 2021 CSU Applicants:

The Fall 2021 application period is October 1-December 4, 2020.  Please access our CSU Application Fall 2021 Canvas Course for assistance.  You will need to "Enroll in Course" in order to access the content.  There is no fee to enroll.  This resource is for Grossmont College Students; you will need your Grossmont College WebAdvisor username and password to access.  After enrolling, you'll be able to access the CSU Application Fall 2021 "Course" through your Grossmont College Canvas Dashboard.  We are confident that the content in the course will provide answers to your questions.  You'll find:

  • Eligibility criteria and information about CSU admissions;
  • How to create your CSU application account;
  • Instructions to use when completing your CSU application;
  • Opportunities for support during application season, including dates and times of CSU/UC Application Q&A Sessions when Counselors will be available to answer questions; and
  • Steps to take after you've applied!

Click here to Enroll in the CSU Application Fall 2021 Course

 

CSU/UC Application Q&A Sessions with Grossmont College Counselors

The Transfer Center is offering Application Q&A Sessions.  This is your opportunity to ask Transfer Center Counselors questions about your application(s) before you press submit!  For a list of dates and times will be available as well as how to sign up to attend, please visit our Transfer Workshops page and view CSU Application Q&A Sessions.

 

Private/Out-of-State

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General Information

Please check the individual campus websites for application information.  If the university uses the Common App, see the links below.

Common Application

*Please note the information above contains links we find helpful in the application process; however, the information is not comprehensive.  If you have questions that have not been addressed above, please contact our office for assistance.