2nd Year Transfer Experience Program
The 2nd Year Transfer Experience program aims to support and enhance the transfer students’ last academic year at the University of California, Irvine. Housed under UCI’s Transfer Student Center Hub, this program was established to assist transfer students launch into their next step whether that may be career or graduate school.
2YTE at the University of California, Irvine strives to provide support to 2nd year transfer students looking for ways to enhance their professional and academic resumes to be better candidates for graduate school and career positions. This program aims to create a network that enhances the academic success and student engagement of 2nd year transfers with the goal of preparing students for life after UCI. Students in this program are assigned a transfer counselor that provides personalized support on a quarterly basis that helps students stay on track to meet their career and graduate school goals.
To enhance the academic success for 2nd year transfers students at UCI
- Must be a transfer student in their 2nd or final year at UCI
- Student must have a desire to attend graduate school
- Student must desire to enter their chosen career field directly after graduating at UCI
PERSONALIZED SUPPORT & ADVISING:
2YTE participants meet with a transfer counselor on a quarterly basis to help create and execute goals aimed at enhancing the students’ academic and professional resume.
- One-on-one advising
- Graduate Application workshops
- Resume Workshops
- Research Workshops
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
- Students in the 2YTE will feel ready to apply for graduate school and or a job after graduation at UCI
- Students will feel supported and knowledgeable of the varying resources on campus available to help them reach their academic and career goals
- Students will be able to establish recommenders and references for future applications
***For interested applicants, the online application will be coming out soon!***
Transfer Student Hub Coordinator
Rocio transferred from Santa Ana College to California State University, Fullerton where she earned a B.A. in Sociology. Additionally, she was awarded an M.S. in Counseling from California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!) where she completed a thesis on Latinas in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) who have persisted through community college and 4-year universities. Her research and experience working with transfer students at Santa Ana College has ignited her passion for working with first-generation, low-income, and non-traditionally aged students who have overcome a variety of obstacles to reach their academic goals. Her commitment to student success has inspired her to pursue a doctorate in the near future in order to change the institutional barriers faced by these students.