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Transfer Center

In collaboration with knowledgeable and skilled SCC counselors and 4-year college/university representatives, the Transfer Center staff aims to foster a seamless transfer process through services and resources that include:

  • University research
  • Individual advisement
  • College/university representative appointments
  • Application workshops
  • Campus tours
  • College fairs
  • Guaranteed admission programs
  • Articulation agreements with 4-year institutions

Office Hours 

Summer 2014:

Mon - Thurs: 8:00 - 6:00
Closed Daily 1:00-2:00
Fri: Closed

Phone: (714) 628-4865
Fax:(714) 639-2780
Location: D-104N

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SCC's Transfer Success


Since becoming independently accredited in 2000, Santiago Canyon College has transferred students to


over 400 universities and colleges worldwide.


SCC's most popular transfer destinations are Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, and Chapman, but SCC students


have also transferred to schools such as Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Cornell, USC, BYU, CalTech,


Georgetown, Stanford, and many more.


SCC has excellent transfer admission success at highly competitive schools such as UCLA and UC Berkeley.


SCC students participate in the UC Transfer Admission Guarantee program (TAG), which offers guaranteed admission for qualifying students at six of the nine UC campuses.


UCLA's Transfer Alliance Program (TAP) provides SCC Honors students greatly enhanced admission priority, plus eligibility for exclusive TAP program scholarships.


A special partnership with UC Irvine allows SCC Honors students to participate in UCI's Honors to Honors program, which grants entry into UCI's Campuswide Honors program and gives priority consideration for the UC Regents Scholarship. To date, 100% of SCC's eligible Honors transfers were admitted to the program and received the scholarship.


What Students Say About the SCC Transfer Center:

Every time I came in (to the Transfer Center) they did an exceptional job. They should have a five star rating.
- Israel, fall 2014 transfer to Cal State Fullerton in Criminal Justice
They did a great job with me.
- Joseph, fall 2014 transfer to Loyola University, Chicago, in Business
I loved working with the staff in the Transfer Center. They always made me feel welcome.

- Christopher, fall 2012 transfer to Cal State Fullerton in Fine Arts


Everyone in the transfer center was extremely helpful; especially Amanda and Robert who answered my (numerous) questions. I feel like it is because of them that I am going UCI.

- Sydney, fall 2014 transfer to UC Irvine in Psychology (admitted to six universities)


Robert Waldren and Miguel Luna were never too busy to answer any of my questions. I could walk into their office, or walk up to them at any time, and they would immediately give me the answers I needed. Both were very motivating and I felt encouraged by their positive input I received every time I spoke with them. They are both assets to the SCC Transfer department. 

- Deborah, fall 2014 transfer to Chapman University in Studio Arts

The Transfer Center has always been so helpful. Amanda was always there willing to answer my questions. She is super nice and totally helpful.

- Jeanette, fall 2014 transfer to Cal State Fullerton in English

The Transfer Center is perfect.

- Angel, fall 2014 transfer in Religious Studies admitted to six UCs



Transfer Center Staff:


Amanda Campbell, Transfer Center Specialist


Miguel Luna, Transfer Center Specialist


Robert Waldren, Transfer Center Coordinator




The SCC Transfer Center is committed to providing outstanding service to all members of our campus community.