The University Transfer Center is a place where students receive information and counseling services to learn how to prepare and apply to gain admission to a university or college in California or out-of-state. 

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By using the University Transfer Center services, you will learn:

  • How to explore and identify transfer options.

  • How to prepare to transfer to a four-year college or university.

  • How to complete the transfer admissions process.

Important note to all students:

  • The final responsibility for a successful transfer program rests with the student.

  • This information changes frequently and can impact your admission to the university.

  • It is highly advised that you meet periodically with counselors at Ventura College AND advisors at the prospective university to confirm your choice of classes and educational plan. 

University Transfer Center Services - Take advantage of our broad range of services

  • Transfer Counseling Services - Schedule an appointment with a counselor to discuss transfer universities/colleges options and develop an educational plan

  • Workshops - Admission Application Workshops for the UC, CSU, Independent and Out-of-State

  • University Representative Appointments - Schedule an appointment and meet with an University and college representatives to discuss options, major, et

  • Guaranteed transfer admission programs

  • Workshops for specific majors

The following are a list of services that are available at the University Transfer Center or on this website:

  • Catalog Collection - General university and college catalogs can be borrowed from the Transfer Center. General catalogs can also be accessed at the college or university's website.
  • University Representatives - The Transfer Center schedules individual student appointments with representatives from different campuses each semester.
  • Workshops - The Transfer Center conducts workshops on how to earn admission to the University of California (UC), California State University (CSU), private and out-of-state universities and colleges.
  • University/College Fair - The annual fair is held in November each Fall semester. It gives students an opportunity to meet with representatives from many colleges and universities.
  • Calendar of Events - An online calendar of current and future events related to the Transfer Center.
  • Reference Books - A collection of references that may assist you in making career and transfer decisions.
  • College Source - Software that provides catalogs for many schools and is available for browsing on the student computers in the Transfer Center.
  • Computers - The Transfer Center provides a number of computers dedicated for student use with Internet access for transfer research, including grants and scholarships, college and educational research.
  • College Videos - There are a variety of college videos available at the Transfer Center pertaining to financial aid, admissions, campus services, departments, and special programs.
  • Transfer Admission Guarantees - A contract of understanding between Ventura College and participating four-year universities, which guarantee the student admissions upon completion of the conditions of the agreement.
  • Brochure - Check out our brochure for detailed steps to transferring, important links, and contact information!