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---Effective August 1, 2017, Cal State Apply replaced CSU Mentor as the new CSU application for admission. To apply to a CSU for Fall 2018 please visit:

---The CSU application priority filing period for Fall 2018 is October 1 - November 30, 2017.

***Make sure to attend a CSU application workshop and an Application Assistance Open Lab. For dates and times of the CSU Application Workshops and Open Labs, click here

---The University of California (UC) application for Fall 2018 is open! You can begin filling out the UC application at However, the filing period to submit your UC application is November 1-30, 2017.

**Make sure to attend a UC Application Workshop/Open Lab and a UC Personal Insight Questions Workshop/Open Lab. For dates and times of the UC Application and Personal Insight Question Workshops/Open Labs, click here


---The Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) online application filing period for Fall 2018 transfer applicants was September 1-30, 2017.

***If you submited a TAG for fall 2018, please do not forget to submit the online UC application for undergraduate admission between November 1-30, 2017. To apply, log on to
Please note, El Camino College has TAG's with other colleges and universities including Loyola Marymount University (LMU), Arizona State University (ASU) and various Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU's). To learn more about these TAG opportunities click here.  


The 2018-2019 FAFSA and California Dream Act Application is here! It will be available starting October 1, 2017.

Apply Early!!!

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act application (if you are an AB540 student) is the first step toward applying and getting federal aid for college. The FAFSA priority deadline for the 2018-2019 academic year is March 2, 2018.

**Please make sure to list all UC, CSU, and Private/Out-of-State institutions for which you are planning to apply.

To begin your FAFSA application, go to  To begin your California Dream Act application or for more information about the types of financial aid Dream Act students can access, please see the California Student Aid Commission's website at

For assistance with your FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application and for more information about Financial Aid click here: 

Need to see a Transfer Counselor? The Transfer Center has walk-in hours

Meet with a Transfer Counselor on a first-come, first-serve basis. Counseling is limited to ten minutes. During walk-in hours you will be able to ask quick transfer related questions, ask questions about the UC Personal Insight Questions; discuss TAG basic requirements and review AA-T/AS-T "Intent to Graduate" petitions (students with ECC transcripts only). 

Lesley Meza: Mondays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. (SSC 108B)

Monica Lanier: Mondays, 12-1pm (SSC 108H) 
Rene Lozano: Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m. & Thursdays 4-5 p.m. (SSC 102G)

Atheneus Ocampo: Thursdays, 11am-12 p.m. (SSC 102A)

Note: Transcript evaluation and Education Plans are not appropriate for Transfer walk-in hours and require a counseling appointment.

The Associate Degrees for Transfer - A DEGREE WITH A GUARANTEE!!!

It is an option that allows students to complete an Associate's degree while satisfying lower division general education
and major requirements for transfer at the same time. 

Find out how the Associate of Arts (AA-T) & Associate of Science (AS-T) degrees can improve your admission 
opportunities to the CSU system. For more information please visit:

Degree Benefits Include: Guaranteed Bachelor's degree upon transferring when completing 60 upper division university 
units; a .1-.2 GPA bump in the CSU transferable GPA when applying to the CSU system; an opportunity to apply for winter
and spring semester/quarter admission terms. 

AA/AS-T majors currently offered at El Camino College: 
Administration of Justice (AS-T); Anthropology (AA-T); Art History (AA-T); Business Administration (AS-T); Communication Studies (AA-T); Early Childhood Education (AS-T); Economics (AA-T); Elementary Teacher Education (AA-T); English (AA-T); Geography (AA-T); Geology (AS-T); History (AA-T); Journalism (AA-T); Kinesiology (AS-T); Mathematics (AA-T); Philosophy (AA-T) - Available Spring 2016; Physics (AS-T); Political Science (AA-T); Psychology (AA-T); Sociology (AA-T); Spanish (AA-T); Studio Arts (AA-T); & Theatre Arts (AA-T). 

**If you have any questions call us at 310.660.3593 x5481.

Last Published 10/5/17