Transfer Center


A record number of students attended Transfer Day this fall!

Welcome to the Merritt College Transfer Center!

The center provides assistance for students who plan to transfer to a four-year university.  To receive updates via email, please send a request to For additional information about transferring, please go to

Following are the information and services you can get at the Transfer Center:

  • Educational planning
  • Concurrent enrollment w/ UC Berkeley, CSU East Bay, Mills College, and Holy Names University
  • Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAG) with 7 of the 9 University of California campuses
  • Personalized contact with representatives from four-year universities, such as UC Berkeley, CSU East Bay and San Francisco State University through visits at Merritt College
  • Resource library of college catalogs, directories, publications and online websites
  • Application and scholarship information
  • Workshops in a variety of areas, including admissions and majors
  • Special classroom and event presentations on the transfer process
  • College campus tours
  • Special events – ex: UC Admissions Panel, trip to the Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) transfer day
  • Collaboration with special programs, such as the Maximum Achievement Program (MAP), Puente Program, Centro Latino, Extended Opportunity Program & Services, Disabled Student Program & Services
  • Transfer Day – an annual college fair with over 30 colleges and universities represented

 For more information, please contact:

Counselor/Transfer Center Director: Tanya Ilarde
Tel: 510.436.2559 | Email:

To schedule a counseling appointment with one of our counselors, please call 510.436.2475
or stop by R-109.