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The Merritt College Transfer Center provides assistance for students who plan to transfer to a four-year university. To receive transfer updates and news about upcoming events please contact Tanya Ilarde, Transfer Center Director at tilarde@peralta.edu.
For additional information about transferring and a calendar of college visits, please go to www.transfermerritt.com.

Following are the 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

To schedule a counseling appointment, please call (510) 436-2475 or stop by R-109.