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Transfer Admission

Learn what you need
for a successful transfer

Transferring to UC Davis from a community college or four-year institution has become a popular path to obtaining a university degree. We welcome transfer applicants from all schools, though we give priority to transfers from California community colleges.

Before You Apply

How to Apply

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Important Dates

August 1
Applicants for fall 2021 may start working on the UC application as early as August 1.

September 1–30
Submit the TAG application via the UC Transfer Admission Planner.

October 1–March 2
Apply for financial aid at fafsa.ed.gov or dream.csac.ca.gov.

November 1–30
The application filing period for fall 2021 admission to UC Davis opens November 1 and closes at 11:59 p.m. on November 30, 2020.

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