Transfer Resources

Transfer Center

The Counseling Department is dedicated to assisting students to achieve success in their academic, career, and life goals in an inclusive environment that embraces the diversity of our students and community.  Our professionally trained counselors are available to assist you with clarifying career and educational goals, educational planning and course selection, university transfer, and personal counseling.

Useful Transfer Websites
Transfer Resources

Golden West College Transfer Center
www.goldenwestcollege.edu/transfercenter

ASSIST: www.assist.org

UC Application: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/how-to-apply

UC Admissions: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions

UC Student Fees: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/paying-for-uc/cost

Transfer Admission Guarantee:
www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/transfer/guarantee

CSU Application and Status Report: www.csumentor.edu

CSU Home Page: www.calstate.edu

CSU Admissions: www2.calstate.edu/attend/admissions

CSU Application Status Reports: www.csumentor.edu/Filing_Status/

Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities: www.aiccu.edu

Common Application for Private/Independent and Out of State Schools: www.commonapp.org

College Information and Exploratory Tools

UC, CSU and Independent California College and University Information: www.californiacolleges.edu

College and Career Planning: www.CaliforniaColleges.edu

Education Planner: www.educationplanner.com

Virtual College Tours: www.ecampustours.com

College Board: www.collegeboard.org

College Source Library of College catalogs: www.collegesource.org

California Community Colleges: www.cccco.edu

Peterson’s College Search: www.petersons.com/ugrad

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: www.ctc.ca.gov

Community College Search – Nationwide: www.maricopa.edu/

Study Abroad Search: www.studyabroad.com

Educational Testing Services: www.ets.org

On-line Colleges/Universities: www.edvisors.com/plan-for-college/

Online Accredited Schools & Colleges:  AccreditedOnlineColleges.org

Programs of Study

Requirements for CA K-12 Teaching Credentials: www.ctc.ca.gov

American Association of Colleges of Nursing: www.aacn.nche.edu

Allopathic Medicine: www.aamc.org/students

Business Schools: www.topmba.com/home

Chiropractic Colleges: www.chirocolleges.org/

Dental Schools: www.adea.org

Law Schools (ABA Approved Law Schools): www.abanet.org/legaled/approvedlawschools/approved.html

Medical Schools (AAMC Accredited Medical Schools): www.aamc.org

National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions: www.naahp.org

National Student Nurses Association: www.nsna.org

Naturopathic Medical Colleges: www.aanmc.org

Nursing Schools: www.allnursingschools.com

Nursing Information: www.rn.ca.gov

Occupational Therapy: www.aota.org

Optometry School: www.opted.org

Pharmacy Schools/Programs (Colleges of Pharmacy): www.aacp.org

Physical Therapy Programs (Accredited Educational Programs): www.apta.org

Physician Assistant Programs: www.aapa.org

Public Health: apha.org

Veterinary Schools: www.aavmc.org

Internship and Volunteer Programs:

Southern CA Hospitals: www.hasc.org

Community Clinics: www.harp.org/clinics.htm

Clinical Care Extender Program (CCE): www.copehealthsolutions.com

Santa Monica-UCLA Care Extender Program: www.uclahealth.org/volunteer/volunteer-resources

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: www.lacusc.org/Services/Volunteer/

Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

Free Application for Federal Financial Aid: www.fafsa.ed.gov

California Student Aid Commission: www.csac.ca.gov

Financial Aid Resources: www.finaid.org

FastWeb Scholarship Search: www.fastweb.com

FinAid Scholarship & Fellowship Databases:www.finaid.org/finaid/awards.html

CSU Financial Aid Information:
www.calstate.edu/SAS/sfa_index.shtml

UC Financial Aid Information:
www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/paying-for-uc/financial-aid

I Can Afford College: www.icanaffordcollege.com

Career Information and Job Search

www.goldenwestcollege.edu/career-center/websites/
www.occareers.com
www.bridges.com
www.careerbuilder.com
www.monstertrak.com
www.missingmajor.com

How to Calculate Your Grade Point Average (GPA)
Computing Your Grade Point Average (GPA)

Computing your GPA – THE STEPS

See table below for sample data.

Step 1: Find the grade point value for each course taken (some transcripts already take this step for you). Multiply the number of units/credits of a course by the value of each grade (see values below).

Example:
ENGL 110 3 units x B(3) = 9

Step 2: Add together the total grade points received for each course to determine grade point total for all colleges. (Amount from chart below = 49)

Step 3: Add together the units/credits Attempted. (Amount from chart below = 16)

Step 4: Finally, divide (÷) total grade points by total units/credits attempted. The result will be your grade point average.

Step 2 ÷ Step 3 = G.P.A.
Example: 49 ÷ 16 = G.P.A.
Course Units/Credits Attempted Grade Earned Units Completed Grade Points
Spanish 185 5 A (4) 5 20.0
Art 100 3 CR (0) 3
English 110 3 B (3) 3 9.0
Geology 100 4 C (2) 4 8.0
Math 160 4 B (3) 4 12.0
Totals: 16 19 49.0
Grade Point Value:

A = 4 grade points
B = 3 grade points
C = 2 grade points
D = 1 grade point
F = 0 grade points

The following grades are not part of the GPA computation:

CR = Credit – 0 grade points, no units attempted, but counts as completed
NC = No Credit – 0 grade points, no units attempted, no units completed
W = Withdrawal – 0 grade points, no units attempted, no units completed
I = Incomplete – 0 grade points, no units attempted
IP = In Progress – 0 grade points, no units attempted
NG = Non Graded – 0 grade points
RD = Report Delayed – 0 grade points, no units attempted