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UC Transfer Admission Notifications 2017

UC Transfer Admission Notifications 2017

Boy, time sure flies (for some of us). It is already March and admission acceptances will soon be rolling out from some UCs. Below are the confirmed or estimated dates, along with some historical data.

View fall 2018 dates here.

Transfer acceptance notification dates for each UC are below:

UC Berkeley

2017:  Friday, April 28, 3:30p

2016:  Friday, April 29, 3:30PM
2015:  Friday, April 24, 4:40PM

UCB portal

UC Davis

2017:  April 21, starting at 3p

2016: Friday, April 22, 2PM
2015:  Friday, April 17 (Regents announcement came with the acceptance notices.)

UCD portal

UC Irvine

2017: April 19 at 3p started rolling out; big drop April 21. (TAG/Honors-to-Honors got accepted  March 14) 

2016: started on Thursday, April 14, with a huge drop on Friday, April 22. Regents notices/acceptances first week of March
2015:  Friday, April 24-30, with Regents notices/acceptances on April 4.

UCI portal


2017: based on historical, about a week before Berkeley. UPDATE: Wednesday, April 26, 5PM

2016: Friday, April 22, 5PM
2015: Friday, April 17

UCLA portal

UC Merced

2017:  starting in April (rolling)

2016: started for a few Friday, March 4 (rolling)
Count Me In Program: Competitive applicants not accepted to the other UCs to which they applied are usually offered space at Merced.  I assume it will occur this year, as well.

UCM portal

UC Riverside

2017:  March 14 – May 4 (rolling); March 7- glitch with erroneous admit notices listed on portals.

2016: started on Tuesday, March 1 – April (rolling)

UCR portal

UC San Diego

2017:  small roll-out March 10; Main drop: April 21 and April 24

2016: Friday, March 11 early drop, then a long dead space (which is usually how UCSD operates). Main drop on Friday, April 22
2015: Same as above, an early drop, then silence, with main announcement around Friday, April 17

UCSD portal

UC Santa Barbara

2017:  March 21, 2PM – possibly daily after 4p thru end of April (rolling)

2016: Friday, March 22 at 2PM through April (rolling)
2015:  Monday, March 16 -April 30 (very slow roll-out)

UCSB portal

UC Santa Cruz

2017:  March 17 –  April 30, 2017 (rolling); some heard May 1

2016: Thursday, March 17 through April (rolling); although some didn’t hear until early May

UCSC portal

 Check back here often as updates will be added, as applicable.

To see last year’s notifications post, click here.

Do NOT rely on getting an email notification. Sometimes you get a notice to check the portal, sometimes you don’t — and usually it is noted on the website before any emails get sent.  If accepted, expect your printed packet to arrive two-three weeks after notification.

Good luck to all!

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Lindy King

Lindy is an independent UC admissions consultant, who works with both transfers and freshmen. She also has just completed her first novel, a supernatural thriller set in San Francisco.

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