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Transfer Center

We offer support services and information to students who are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university.

Contact Phone: 760.862.1351
Location: Cravens Student Services Center, 2nd floor
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


If you have been granted admission to a senior university in Winter, Spring or Fall 2016, the COD Transfer Center would like to invite you to our Annual Transfer Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 19th, 2016.

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To take part in this Annual Transfer Recognition Ceremony please do the following:

  • ​​Fill out the TRC 2016 Invitation.pdfR.S.V.P slip.
  • Attach a copy of your acceptance letter from the four-year university;
  • Turn in both items to the Transfer Center by Thursday, May 5th, 2016

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Do you have 30 units or more?

Make an appointment to see a transfer counselor today!
Receive assistance with transferring to a four-year college or university.

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California State Universities

University of California Schools

Services Offered at the Transfer Center

  • COLLEGE CATALOG COLLECTION so you may research prospective campuses and programs of study.
  • REFERENCE LIBRARY to help you explore majors, careers, financial aid, scholarships and tips for college success.
  • WORKSHOPS to help you understand the transfer process, complete admission applications, and successfully complete your transfer program of study.
  • OUTREACH VISITS from university representatives to discuss with you their admission requirements and procedures, program planning, housing, financial aid and other university support services.
  • The Center's CALENDAR OF EVENTS, newsletters, informational fliers and view sheets to keep you informed of current university expectations, transfer admission procedures and selection practices.
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER FAIR over 40 colleges and universities will be meeting with students!
  • ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS with California State University and the University of California, as well as selected private institutions, that list the C.O.D. courses that are transferable for (1) Admission, (2) General Education and (3) Major Preparation requirements.
  • COMPUTERS with internet capability to help you research schools, careers, majors and financial aid.
  • COUNSELING APPOINTMENTS for transfer advisement and assistance with the transfer process from College of the Desert.
  • The TRANSFER RECOGNITION CELEBRATION takes place in May every year to recognize our transferring students. They will be given a Certificate of Achievement and a Medallion to wear over their robes at graduation. Also, representatives from Pathways to Success are on-hand to award their scholarships to COD recipients. Family and friends may also attend and refreshments are served.