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2018 UC Transfer Admission Notification Dates

2018 UC Transfer Admission Notification Dates

The magic hour is upon us when UC fall 2018 transfer admission notifications will begin rolling out.

Bookmark this page because I will update regularly.

UC Berkeley

2018:  Friday, April 27

2017:  Friday, April 28, 3:30p
2016:  Friday, April 29, 3:30p
2015:  Friday, April 24, 4:40p

UCB portal

UC Davis

2018:  end of April

2017:  April 21, starting at 3p
2016: Friday, April 22, 2p
2015:  Friday, April 17 (Regents announcement came with the acceptance notices.)

UCD portal

UC Irvine

2018:  TAG admittances, March 21. (others mid-April, rolling)

2017: April 19 at 3p; big drop April 21. (TAG/Honors-to-Honors got accepted  March 14)
2016: Started 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


2018:  end of April

2017: Wednesday, April 26, 5p
2016: Friday, April 22, 5p
2015: Friday, April 17

UCLA portal

UC Merced

2018:  mid-March (rolling thereafter)

2017:  started 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

2018: Mon, March 5 (rolling)

2017:  March 14 – May 4 (rolling)
2016: started on Tuesday, March 1 – April (rolling)

UCR portal

UC San Diego

2018: late March (rolling thereafter)

2017:  small drop 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

2018:  Tues, March 20, 2p, April 2, April 16 (rolling April 17-May 1)

2017:  March 21, 2p (rolling)
2016: Friday, March 22 at 2p through April (rolling)
2015:  Monday, March 16 -April 30 (very slow roll-out)

UCSB portal

UC Santa Cruz

2018: Tues, March 13 (rolling)

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

Finally, the UCs will not always send an email notification (in fact, more often than not they don’t). So be sure to check your portal.

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