Transfer Services

The MiraCosta College Transfer Center is dedicated to making the transfer process as easy and efficient as possible. Visit us for complete information about our services.   

Counseling Appointments: Three full-time counselors are available to assist you with all your transfer needs. They will prepare an educational plan to guide you in course selection. Drop-in counseling is available several times throughout each week for quick questions regarding transfer.

University Representatives: Admission representatives from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM) visit the Oceanside and San Elijo campuses each semester.

Admission Application Workshops: The Transfer Center offers application workshops in the fall to assist students in filling out UC and CSU applications.

Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) Programs: Guaranteed admission programs are available to UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Santa Cruz.

Honors Scholar Program: Students who participate in the Honors Scholar Program will receive counseling from Transfer Center Counselors.

Computer workstations: Computer workstations are available for students to access information on the Internet and to fill out admissions applications online.

Cross-Enrollment Programs: Allows students to enroll for one course each semester at a CSU or each quarter at a UC campus without paying tuition or fees (a nominal charge is paid for processing). A great opportunity for the student who has completed most of the lower-division requirements for transfer or who needs a lower-division course not offered at MiraCosta. Information is available in the Transfer Center. Applications are obtained from the Admissions & Records office.

College Fair: MiraCosta hosts a college fair with over forty 4-year colleges attending. This is held on the Oceanside campus typically in October.

Specialized Workshops: Throughout the year presentations are held providing information on graduate programs, individual majors, private school programs and special events geared to transfer students.