All College of the Siskiyous counselors can help you plan your transfer from COS to four-year colleges and universities. To make an appointment with a counselor about transfer you may call the Counseling and Support Services office at (530) 938-5353.
Counseling is also available at the Yreka Campus, call (530) 841-5550 for an appointment.
Click on link below for information regarding CSU's that are visiting COS.
Transfer Checklist (pdf)
By participating in a UC Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program, you will receive early review of your academic records, early admission notification and specific guidance about major preparation and general education coursework.
Fall 2016: filing period Sep 1-30, 2016- See TAG matrix for campus specific information
Use the online Transfer Admission Planner to complete a TAG application, and review it with your community college counselor and/or UC campus TAG adviser.
The California Community Colleges now have a transfer agreement with 9 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. You can transfer to one with a CCC AA for transfer with a 2.5 GPA OR with 30 completed CSU/UC units with a 2.5 GPA or higher. Application fee waivers are possible by seeing your COS Counselor. See the CCC Chancellor's Office web site for more information.
Here are a list of yearly transfer scholarship opportunities. Make sure you visit the websites and meet the necessary requirements and deadlines! They vary from scholarship to scholarship!
For Current COS Students preparing to transfer next year:
Ford Family Scholarships (this information is also available on the Financial Aid web site)
These scholarships were established in 1994 by Kenneth W. Ford, the founder of The Ford Family Foundation. Mr. Ford wanted to help students obtain baccalaureate degrees who otherwise would have found it impossible, or at least very difficult, to obtain a degree without financial assistance. Specific eligibility can be found by going to: Ford Scholars Program, Ford Family Sons & Daughters, Ford Restart Program Ford Scholars
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Be a current student at an accredited U.S. community college or two-year institution with sophomore status by December 31, 2015, or a recent graduate (since spring 2010).
Plan to enroll full time in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university in fall 2016.
Have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.5 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent).
Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. They will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, the majority of scholarship recipients to date have been eligible to receive a Pell grant.
Have not previously been nominated for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.
Go to: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for more information and to access the application during open application periods. Application periods are typically October to November of each academic year. Check back for exact dates or go to the web site for more details.
For Phi Theta Kappa International Society Members:
Through one scholarship application, PTK students may be considered for:
Ø All-USA Community College Academic Team
Ø Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team
Ø New Century Scholars
Ø All-State Academic Teams
Ø GEICO Pathway to Completion Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship
Ø Christopher A. Calhoun Transfer Scholarship
Ø Guistwhite Scholarship
Ø Hites Transfer Scholarship
Go to: PTK Scholarships for information about applying or specific scholarships. Application periods are typically November to December of each academic year. Check back for exact dates or go to the PTK web site for more details.