Transfer Planning

Transfer Planning

Transfer Admission Guarantee - UC San Diego

TAG Overview: UC San Diego

Available transfer term(s):  Fall Quarter

UC San Diego TAG Information (Fall 2011)

UC San Diego Transfer Admission Guarantee Web site

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ASSIST (Select "UC San Diego" and appropriate major.)

Minimum number of UC-transferable units required to sign TAG:  45 quarter units

Minimum number of UC-transferable units required to complete TAG:  90 quarter units must be completed by the end of spring prior to fall transfer.

Minimum GPA required to sign TAG:  3.0 to qualify*

* For specific information, see the UC San Diego TAG information available on for more information on GPA requirements.

Minimum GPA required to complete TAG:  Varies**

** Requirements may vary depending on major.  Special supplemental information should be read before signing the TAG.  See the UC San Diego TAG Brochure for more information on GPA requirements.

TAG available to International Students?  No

Additional information (GPA, course requirements, limitations,etc.):

  • Admission to a particular major is not guaranteed.
  • Admission to a particular undergraduate college is not guaranteed.
  • Full completion of Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) is required.
  • Must submit your IGETC certification form by the deadline July 15, 2010 (IGETC completed by end of Spring 2010).
  • Must earn a cumulative 3.0 minimum UC GPA earned by the end of Fall term 2009 and maintained each quarter through the end of Spring term 2010.
  • Both of the UC English courses and the UC math course must be completed by the end of Fall 2009, prior to Fall 2010 admission.
  • TAG is for students who transfer with junior class standing. If you will have senior class standing, TAG does not apply.

TAG Filing Period

No formal contract is required.  Students who indicate "UCSD TAG" & "IGETC" on their UC application will be screened at the time of application.

Application Filing Period

Fall Quarter:   November 1 - 30

Useful Web Links: UC San Diego

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  The final responsibility for successful transfer rests with the student.  The information posted on the De Anza College Transfer Planning Web site is designed to assist you in obtaining the most accurate information possible.  However, this information is subject to change without notice, which may subsequently impact your admission to the University.

Students are encouraged to meet as early as possible and periodically with a counselor or academic advisor both at De Anza College and at the transfer institution to confirm your choice of classes and to develop an education plan for transfer.

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Last Updated: 7/1/10