Transfer Academy

First Year Students 

Attendance - Citizenship - Academic Success (GPA)

Students will take responsibility for their own learning and maintain excellent citizenship and attendance in all their classes. They will be an active learner, be prepared for all classes with all assigned work completed, take notes, and be an active participant in all activities. All students will maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA to remain in good standing with the Transfer Academy. 

If students are unable to meet any of the following requirements,please contact Sandra Parsons @ sparsons@losmedanos.edu 

Counseling Requirement (2018-19)

Students will meet with the Transfer Counselor at least 2 times per semester to set goals and create an educational plan. They also agree to meet with the Transfer Academy Counselor (David Reyes) before making changes to their schedule or dropping any classes.

Required Activities (2018-19)

All of the following are mandatory activities for first year students in the Transfer Academy: 

Fall 2018 Cohort Only

  • Transfer Academy Program Kick-off: August 20
  • Counselor Meeting #1: by September 27
  • Study Groups: Weekly in Fall 2018
  • Transfer Academy University Trips: Friday, October 19
  • Counselor Meeting #2: by November 9
  • Attend Club Meetings of Transfer Club monthly
  • Attend Program Activities promoted by Transfer Academy or Transfer Club 
  • Welcome Back Event: February 1
  • Counselor Meeting #3: by March 1
  • One University Trip in Spring 2019: First year students in the program must attend one University Trip of their choosing through the Transfer Center in Spring 2019. Click here to view a current list of trips being offered.
  • Attend Club Meetings of Transfer Club monthly
  • Attend Program Activities promoted by Transfer Academy or Transfer Club
  • Counselor Meeting #4: by April 19
  • Transfer Academy Spring Reunion: TBA!

Transfer Academy Courses for First Year Students (2018-19)

Students must take English and math each semester, until they have completed their transfer-level requirements in these areas. Also, students must take ACS-010 during their first semester in the program. Students can only enroll in sections that they have been specifically approved for. If you have questions regarding which sections you have been approved for, please contact Sandra Parsons @  sparsons@losmedanos.edu .