The University of California (UC) Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program offers qualified California community college students guaranteed admission to one of six participating UC campuses:
UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Merced, UC Riverside, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz
By fulfilling a series of required courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA), Citrus College students can apply and be guaranteed admission at a UC.
Benefits of Applying for TAG
Students who qualify for TAG will:
- be guaranteed admission to a four-year university.
- receive early review of your academic records and admission notice by the university.
- work closely with counselor to outline required courses needed for your educational goals.
TAG requirements vary by campus and major. You must meet campus-specific requirements and must have completed a minimum of 30 UC transferable units at the time of your TAG application. Please make an appointment with a counselor to review TAG requirements and important deadlines to apply.
Applying for TAG?
- Create and build your
UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP).
- Attend a
UC TAG Workshop to learn about TAG eligibility requirements and important deadlines.
- Submit a
TAG Eligibility Review Form for the campus that you are applying for. Please note that the TAG Eligibility Review Form is NOT the TAG application.
- A Career/Transfer Center staff member will contact you to schedule an appointment with a counselor to review your TAG application. Complete your TAG application prior to your appointment, but do not submit it (deadline to apply for TAG is September 30).
*Additional eligibility requirements may apply and are subject to change. Please check with your counselor for the most up-to-date information.
updated 10 09 2023