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High school seniors and Veterans
Are you considering attending Cuyamaca College before transferring to UCSD?

University Link offers you the opportunity to transfer to UCSD, one of the top-ranked state-supported universities in the country.

Eligibility

You are eligible for UniversityLink if your family income is no more than $40,000 per year and you are a high school senior planning to attend one of the UniversityLink local partner community colleges. Or your family income is no more than $40,000 per year and you are a first-year student at one of the UniversityLink local partner community colleges. Applicants are required to complete a FAFSA to determine income confirmation. You are not eligible if you have completed college coursework at a non-partner college after graduation from high school or after completion of your GED.

OR

You are eligible for UniversityLink if you are a student veteran, active duty service member or current/former foster youth attending one of the UniversityLink local partner community colleges, regardless of first-time college status. You may participate in UniversityLink at any time.

International students are not eligible for UniversityLink.

Admissions Requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 60 UC-transferable semester units (90 quarter units) by end of spring term prior to fall enrollment at UC San Diego.
  • Earn a cumulative 3.5 UC GPA by the end of fall term prior to fall enrollment at UC San Diego, and maintain a 3.5 UC GPA through the end of spring term prior to fall enrollment at UC San Diego.
  • Meet UC eligibility by completing these UC-transferable college courses:
    • 2 English composition
    • 1 mathematical concepts and quantitative reasoning
    • 4 courses from at least 2 of the following areas: 
      • Arts and humanities
      • Physical and biological sciences
      • Social and behavioral sciences
  • Both of the UC English courses and the UC math course must be completed by the end of fall term prior to fall enrollment at UC San Diego.
  • Complete all UC San Diego major preparation available at your local partner community college and declare that major at the time of completing the UC San Diego admissions application.

Please fill out the ULINK Contract and make an appointment to see a Counselor for further assistance.

Successful completion of the University Link agreement guarantees you admission to a fall term at UCSD.

* To enroll in University Link you must register at Cuyamaca College by first completing an application for admission.

Contact:
Dr. Amaliya Blyumin, Transfer Center Coordinator/Counselor
Cuyamaca College Transfer Center
(619) 660-4432
Email: amaliya.blyumin@gcccd.edu
Web Address:  www.cuyamaca.edu       

 

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