8:30 – 9:00 . Data, Data Everywhere! The

community college track
Conference Overview
Session Descriptions
7:30 a.m.
Check-in and morning
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Community College Welcome
& Systemwide updates
Shawn Brick, Assistant Director
of Undergraduate Admissions
at UC Office of the President,
gives a review of the fall 2015
admissions cycle and looks
ahead to 2016 and beyond.
Data, Data Everywhere! The
New UC Information Center
The University of California
recently launched the new
UC Information Center, which
replaces (and drastically
improves upon) StatFinder. Dive
into the data and get familiar
with this exciting new tool.
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Preparing for Transfer at
Multiple Campuses: UC’s New
Transfer Pathways
UC Transfer Pathways outline
a single set of courses that will
prepare transfer students for a
particular major at any of the
nine undergraduate campuses,
and help students graduate from
UC within two years after their
transfer. Come learn more about
these new pathways and what’s
to come.
Welcoming Veterans: Finding
the Right UC Fit
UC offers a welcoming
environment for veterans
and military personnel. This
session will walk counselors
through the admissions process
and the steps necessary for
veterans to complete it, and will
identify resources and services
available to veterans at UC that
support their academic success
and promote their sense of
Transfer Admission 101:
The Basics for New Counselors
A review of transfer admission
policies and practices, including
useful tools available to counselors
when advising students. For
counselors with fewer than 3 years
of experience.
11:35 – 12:35 p.m.
How UC Campuses Review
Transfer Applications
Now that you know the basics,
try your hand at reading
applications using the guidelines
of UC’s Comprehensive Review
policy. This session will leave you
with a better idea as to how the
information in the application is
used during the review process.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Community College Welcome
& Systemwide updates
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
Workshop Block A
10:15 – 10:25 a.m.
10:25 – 11:25 a.m.
Workshop Block B
11:25a.m. – 11:35 p.m.
11:35 – 12:35 p.m.
Workshop Block C
12:35 – 1:20 p.m.
1:20 – 2:35 p.m.
Campus Admission Director’s
Forum for Community College
10:25 – 11:25 a.m.
Evaluating Transcripts from Hell
Understanding the nuances of
UC admission evaluation can be
challenging. In this interactive
advanced-level session, we will
review case studies of complex
transfer academic records and
provide evaluation tips.
To Award or Not to Award: How
UC Evaluates Non-CCC Courses
Have you ever wondered how UC
determines if credit should be
awarded for courses completed
at in-state 4 year and out-ofstate/country 2 and 4 year
colleges/universities? Learn the
principles behind how UC makes
decisions on whether to award or
not award transfer credit for nonCalifornia community college
Financing a UC Education:
Tips for Students and Families
Participants will be engaged
in learning material that they
can use with students and
their families in discussing how
much college (really) costs and
strategies for financing college.
12:35 – 1:20 p.m.
1:20 – 2:35 p.m.
Campus Admission Director’s
Forum for Community College
UC campus admissions directors
from the nine undergraduate
campuses will review outcomes
from this past year and outline
their expectations for the
upcoming fall application period.