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High school seniors and Veterans
Are you considering attending Cuyamaca College before transferring to UCSD?

University Link is here for you. University Link offers you the opportunity to transfer to UCSD, one of the top-ranked state-supported universities in the country.

What is University Link?

  • A partnership between UCSD and Cuyamaca College.
  • A program that helps you meet your goal of enrolling at UCSD.
  • A program offering you individual counseling to facilitate a timely and smooth transfer from Cuyamaca College to UCSD.
  • A program designed to increase the college-going and transfer rates of students living in San Diego's East County

Your college success is our mission. Counselors from Cuyamaca College and UCSD will work with you to ensure that you take the right steps toward transferring to UCSD.

University Link offers you these services:
  • Orientation to the Cuyamaca College and UCSD experience
  • Assessment of your academic skills
  • One-on-one academic counseling
  • Advising from a UCSD Admissions Counselor
  • Advising on General Education and Major Preparation course requirements
Your University Link agreement must be submitted to UCSD during the spring of your senior year of high school (current HS student ONLY) or during the first year at Cuyamaca College.*

Please fill out the ULINK Contract and make an appointment to see a Counselor.

Successful completion of the University Link agreement guarantees you admission to a fall term at UCSD.

* To enroll in University Link you must register at Cuyamaca College by first completing an application for admission.

  • Earn 60 transferable semester units (30 of the last 40 UC-transferable units must be completed at a California Community College)
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in all UC-transferable courses
  • Meet UC subject eligibility:
    • 2 transferable English composition courses
    • 1 transferable mathematics course
    • 4 transferable courses covering two of the following three disciplines: arts and humanities; social and behavioral sciences; physical and biological sciences


  • 1 appointment per semester with a community college counselor
  • 1 appointment per year with the UCSD representative for Cuyamaca College 
  • Attend a UC application workshop


Dr. Amaliya Blyumin, Transfer Center Coordinator/Counselor
Cuyamaca College Transfer Center
(619) 660-4432
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