Transfer Services
Student + Administration Building, Room 227
Transfer Counselor/Coordinator
Andrea S. Phillips
Program Assistant
Marina Melara
Monday - Thursday | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Remote & In-Person Appointments Available

Don’t Wait for the Due Date!

CSU, UC Applications due Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 11:59pm

Come get College Application Assistance

In-Person Drop-In College Application Help

Tuesday | November 29|9:00am -5:00pm

Wednesday | November 30|10:00am – 4:00pm

HBCU Get on the Plane Spring Break 2023 Tour

Application opens November 03, 2022 & Closing December 12 at 5 p.m.

Contra Costa College students will be selected to attend the HBCU tour during Spring Break 2023 (March 27, 2023 – April 1 ,2023), led by Educational Student Tours. Interested students MUST APPLY and meet minimum eligibility criteria. This tour includes students from Contra Costa College (CCC), Diablo Valley College (DVC), Los Medanos (LMC), and other CA community colleges. Schools included in the tour: Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, Delaware State University, Lincoln University, and Howard University.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Must have complete 12 transferable units by Summer 2022 (does not include PE)
  • Must be enrolled at CCC in at least 9 transferable units FALL 2022 (does not include PE)
  • Must be enrolled or completed transferable Math or English (Fall 2022)
  • Must be enrolled at CCC in at least 9 transferable units for SPRING 2023 (does not include PE)
  • Must have and maintain 2.5 GPA in all TRANSFER COURSES through Fall 2022– Use Transferable GPA Calculator

Letter of Recommendation

Faculty must complete recommendation online. It is crucial for you to ask and share link with your recommender ASAP! Faculty recommendation Link

Personal Insight Essay

Have your Personal Insight Essay complete and ready to upload before you start your application.

  • Answer the following:
    • Why are you considering an HBCU as your transfer School? How will attending an HBCU assist you in your educational, personal, and career goals and how will it help you make an impact in your local/or global community? What do you want to gain from an HBCU education/experience?


Have all your transcripts ready to upload before you start your application.

  • All Unofficial COLLEGE Transcripts – must include grades through Summer 2022. However, FALL 2022 grades will be reviewed for 2.5 GPA

Once you have all your documents ready to upload Start HBCU Get on the Plane Spring Break 2023 Tour Application Here

When to Apply for Transfer – UC & CSU Campuses

We Can Help With

  • Educational planning
  • Advice from visiting four-year college representatives, including presentations and one-on-one appointments
  • Transfer preparation classes, where you earn course credit and get help getting started
  • Bus and plane trips to tour colleges and universities
  • Workshops and special events, like Transfer Day and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caravan.
  • Choosing the right school
  • Filling out applications, answering Personal Insight Questions and writing personal statements
  • Finding and applying for scholarships

A Few Tips to Get Started

  • Research and identify some majors and degrees you might like to pursue before you start looking at schools.
  • Take some courses like Counseling 120, 103B and 130. They can be very helpful in figuring out what your goals are, and how to reach them.
  • Then, research and identify the four-year schools and programs you might like to attend.
  • Be sure to keep your GPA as high as possible, to make yourself competitive as an applicant.
  • Meet with your counselors and instructors regularly.
  • Keep an eye on our calendar for tours, visits from college representatives, and workshops that might be helpful to you.
  • Start looking for scholarships now.
  • Enroll in CCC Transfer Information CANVAS shell

Resources for Applying to CA Private, Out of State, & HBCU Campuses