About Us

For the past decade, Orange Coast College has transferred more students to four-year universities than any other community college in Southern California! 

The Transfer Center provides comprehensive services and resources to assist students in preparation to transfer to four-year universities.  It includes access to transfer counseling, transfer related workshops, application assistance, campus tours and individual appointment with admission representative from various four-year universities.  The Transfer Center also hosts transfer fairs throughout the year.  “Transfer Day" is the largest fair held in the fall semester with representatives on campus from more than four-year universities from both California and out-of-state universities! 

Interested in a college degree?  Let OCC's Transfer Center help you achieve that goal! 

Contact Us

(714) 432-5894

transfercenter@occ.cccd.edu

Watson Hall, Room 215

Office Hours

In-person/on campus office hours
Mon - Thurs, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri, Sat & Sun, Closed

Virtual office hours
Mon to Thurs, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Sat & Sun, Closed

Counseling Staff

Linda Bagatourian Transfer Center/ TOP Coordinator lbagatou@occ.cccd.edu
Eileen Tom Transfer Counselor etom@occ.cccd.edu
Jared Vidal TOP/ Transfer Counselor jvidal12@occ.cccd.edu
Macey Lachman Adjunct Counselor mlindsayclinton@occ.cccd.edu
Deborah Chau Adjunct Counselor  dwong11@occ.cccd.edu
Manoj Wickremesinghe Articulation Officer mwickremesinghe@occ.cccd.edu

Office Staff

Sandra Gonzalez Administrative Assistant sgonzalez165@occ.cccd.edu
Janet Valle TOP Administrative Assistant I jvalle@occ.cccd.edu

2021-2022 Fall Transfers to CSU & UC

Statewide

Rank  Community College CSU Transfers UC Transfers  Total Transfers
1 Pasadena City College 1,434 987 2,421
2 De Anza Community College 1,216 1,053 2,269
3 Santa Monica College 1,068 1,200 2,268
4 El Camino College 1,306 435 1,741
5 Diablo Valley College 814 912 1,726
6 Mount San Antonio College 1,395 217 1,612
7 Los Angeles Pierce College 1,195 382 1,577
8 East Los Angeles College 1,227 280 1,507
9 Orange Coast College 889 470 1,359
10 Moorpark College 843 421 1,264

2020-2021 Fall Transfers to CSU & UC

Southern California

Rank  Community College CSU Transfers UC Transfers  Total Transfers
1 Pasadena City College 1,609 938 2,547
2 Santa Monica College 1,133 1,186 2,319
3 Mount San Antonio College 1,578 506 2,084
4 Los Angeles Pierce College 1,276 383 1,659
5 East Los Angeles College 1,292 317 1,609
6 Orange Coast College 1,074 473 1,547
7 Fullerton College 1,148 249 1,397
8 Moorpark College 959 377 1,336
9 Long Beach City College 1,175 150 1,325
10 Chaffey Community College 1,139 183 1,322

Orange County 

Rank  Community College CSU Transfers UC Transfers  Total Transfers
1 Orange Coast College 1,074 473 1,547
2 Fullerton College 1,148 249 1,392
3 Irvine Valley College 547 750 1,297
4 Saddleback College 795 400 1,195
5 Cypress College 732 120 852
6 Santa Ana College 587 123 710
7 Golden West College 575 111 686
8 Santiago Canyon College 462 160 622

Source: OCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Source: CSU Analytics Studies division & UC Office of the President Stat Finder

Source: California Community college new enrollments at UC, California Community College Transfers to the CSU