MEDIA STATEMENT July 7, 2015

Contact: Paul Feist
Office: 916.327.5353
Cell: 209.670.6240
Office email: PFeist@cccco.edu

Chancellor Brice W. Harris’ Statement on the University of California’s

Transfer Plan for California Community Colleges Students

SACRAMENTO, Calif. California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris responds to University of California’s introduction of a new academic roadmap for California Community Colleges students who plan to apply to transfer to UC campuses, a step forward in an effort to simplify the admissions process and help students better prepare for transfer to the university.
“This initiative offers community college students a transparent roadmap for transfer to UC, as well as for timely completion of their bachelor’s degree in their major of choice,” said California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris. “This adds to the work we have been doing with other four-year partners to streamline transfer and expand options for our talented students.”

University of California’s press release introducing the transfer roadmap:

http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/press-room/university-california-streamlines-paths-community-college-transfer- students

University of California’s Web page with information for students on the new transfer plan:

http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/transfer/preparation-paths/index.html

RELATED STORIES:

For Spring 2015 Term, California Community Colleges Students Have More Than 1,600 Streamlined Transfer Degrees to Choose From Statewide - Admission to California State University Guaranteed with Associate Degree for Transfer program http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/Portals/0/DocDownloads/PressReleases/MAR2015/PR_4YearDegreeMarchApp_Marc h-16-2015.pdf

California Community Colleges forges guaranteed transfer agreement with nine historically black colleges and universities http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/Portals/0/DocDownloads/PressReleases/MAR2015/PR_HBCU_March-18-

2015_UPDATED1.pdf

Final three California community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees selected

http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/Portals/0/DocDownloads/PressReleases/MAY2015/PR_4YearAdd_5-18-2015.pdf

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 112 colleges serving 2.1 million students per year. Community colleges supply workforce training, basic skills education and prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. The Chancellor’s Office provides leadership, advocacy and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. For more information about the community colleges, please visit http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu,

https://www.facebook.com/CACommColleges, or https://twitter.com/CalCommColleges.
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