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
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.
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
- 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
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
- 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
- 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
Amaliya Blyumin, Transfer Center
Cuyamaca College Transfer
Web Address: www.cuyamaca.edu