Planning for UC

Your road to a University of California (UC) campus starts here. Check out the links below for exploring your options and beginning the transfer process.

UC Admission Requirements 
UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP)
IGETC General Education Sheet 


UC Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG)

The University of California offers the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) with six campuses. To receive guaranteed admission to the university, you must:

Complete a designated number of units
Complete a specified set of courses
Maintain a certain grade point average

Cuesta College currently has TAGs with the following universities:

  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UC Merced
  • UC Riverside
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Santa Cruz


Click below for campus specific requirements:

UC TAG Requirements 

Applying to UC


Online Application
Personal Insight Questions Guide