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Major Transfer Events 

Join us for our two major Transfer Center events in the Fall quarter. They are:

  • Transfer Fair, Thursday, October 19, 10 AM - 1 PM, Main Quad.

    • The event features 50+ university representatives from UCs, CSUs, private, out-of-state and international universities. 

 Learn more and register here

  • HBCU Caravan, Thursday, November 2, 10 AM - 1 PM, Main Quad

    • The event features ~20 university representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) who will be there to talk about the California Community College (CCC) to HBCU Transfer Guarantee Program.
    • The event is open to ALL students including De Anza students, students from other community colleges, community members, and high school students.  


Fall 2023 Hours

  • Our In-person assistance with a Staff (Not with a Counselor) will be through the General Counseling Center – in the RSS Building, second floor:
      • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
      • Fridays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Remote assistance with a Staff (Not with a Counselor) – email and phone questions:
      • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
      • Fridays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Drop-Ins on Zoom via the Transfer Center no appointment needed for a quick chat:
  • Drop-in hours on for the first week of the quarter 9/25-9/28
    • Monday, 9/25: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Tuesday, 9/26: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, 9/27: 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Thursday, 9/28: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Starting the 2nd week (Monday, 10/2), our drop-in hours will be as follows:
    • Mondays: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Tuesdays: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    • Wednesdays: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
    • Thursdays: 12 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

*Drop-in hours are subject to change*


Transfer Day 2022 Highlights – Part 1 
 (You can see Part 2 on the Transfer Events webpage)

Here's What We Do

The Transfer Center helps students research their options and make plans for a smooth transition to a four-year university or other institution.

You can speak with a counselor or academic adviser by using the following options.

Appointments (In person and Zoom)

You can use our online scheduling tool to make an appointment for a counseling session.

If there are no appointments available, please check back, as new appointment times will become available every day.

You may also visit General Counseling and Retention Support Services for available appointments.


Drop-in Sessions (via Zoom) 

Drop-in sessions are only 10-15 minutes and are meant for quick questions regarding academic, career, and transfer counseling and advising. These sessions are not meant for completing a comprehensive educational plan, personal counseling or financial aid extension.  

Drop-in sessions are hosted by counselors and academic advisers. Counselors can assist with all topics. Academic advisers can assist with all topics except:

  • Academic Renewal Questions
  • TAA/TAG Information

Click the burgundy button to sign-up for Drop-in session using your student ID (also known as Campuswide ID, or CWID) and date of birth (MMDDYYYY)

Note: If the Drop-In option is greyed out, there is no availability during that time. Please check back later during the posted drop-in hours, or visit General Counseling and  Retention Support Services for their drop-in hours. 

Summer 2023 Transfer Center Drop-in 

Please visit the General Counseling Division for Zoom drop-in support during the Summer. We will resume the Transfer Center drop-in in the Fall quarter. 

    • Mondays: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Tuesdays:10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Wednesdays: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Thursdays: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

*Drop-in Hours are subject to change*


Online Adviser

A counselor or academic adviser will review your question and respond through the online system. Questions should be brief and relate to general academic issues only.

For questions regarding these areas, please use the following links: 


Updates and Opportunities

Be sure to check our Updates and Opportunities webpage for useful announcements and information about new opportunities to learn about transfer universities and requirements. 

Transfer Tips Video

Get tips on planning for a successful transfer from this new video, part of our '80s-themed Video Help Series.

Before You Request Pass/No Pass

Some transfer universities have restrictions on accepting courses taken as Pass/No Pass. 

We Can Help With

  • Appointments for in-depth transfer planning
  • Information about articulation agreements, guaranteed admission and impacted majors
  • Access and help with
  • Meetings at De Anza with representatives from UC and CSU campuses, as well as private and out-of-state universities
  • Workshops and information sessions covering topics such as the online application process, steps to transfer, Transfer Admission Guarantees and UC Personal Insight Questions

Important Information

  • If you're applying this fall to transfer to UC or CSU, you should know there have been some technical issues with the launch of the redesigned statewide ASSIST website, which normally provides current information on transferable courses.
  • You can find more information about by visiting the ASSIST News page on De Anza's website.
  • For any questions, contact the Transfer Center.

Make the Most of Your Meeting

  • Before your meeting, make a list of questions that you want to ask.
  • Be sure you have any records that are relevant to the issues you want to discuss – such as your educational plan, placement information or test scores, or transcripts from other colleges.
 (For transcript evaluations, visit this  Admissions webpage.)
  • Be on time!
  • If you can't make your appointment, PLEASE let us know: Use the online scheduling system to cancel or reschedule.

Upcoming Events

Check the Transfer Events page for more information on additional events.

More Resources

Visit these webpages for useful information to help you plan for a successful transfer.

Any Questions?

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Fall 2023 Hours

In-Person Hours through the General Counseling Center with a Staff (Not with a Counselor)

    • Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Remote Hours

  • Monday-Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.                    
  • All appointments must be scheduled in advance.  

Office Closures 

  • Friday, 11/10/2023: Veterans Day
  • Thursday, 11/23/2023: Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, 11/24/2023  11/24/2023: Thanksgiving Day

Office Location

Registration & Student Services (RSS) Building
Second Floor, Room 201
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(408) 864-8841


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