West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Welcome to the Transfer Center

WVC Grads at 2013 Commencement Ceremony  

For many of you, West Valley is a stepping stone to the four-year university of your dreams. You can count on us to help your dream come true--whether it takes you to California State Universities, the University of California system or a private institution.

  • Transfer Calendar. Take a look at the many activities we sponsor: transfer workshops, visits by university representatives, and our annual Transfer Day and Transfer Reception/Fair events!

  • We now offer 22 Associate Degree for Transfer (ADTs) majors, the most offered by any community college in the Bay Area. An ADT is a guaranteed pathway for transfer into the California State University (CSU) system. After earning an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Transfer degree students will be guaranteed admission to a CSU campus with junior standing.

  • Learn about Transfer Agreement Guarantees (TAGs) we have with seven University of California campuses.

  • Find the classes you need to take at West Valley to meet General Education and major requirements

  • Meet with a counselor to discuss your educational and career plans in order to design a Student Educational Plan (SEP)

  • Articulation Information. The successful completion of articulated courses assure that the student has taken the appropriate course, received the necessary instruction and preparation, and that similar outcomes can be assured, enabling progression to the next level of instruction at the receiving institution.

  • General Education/Breadth Requirements for A.A./A.S. Degree for 2014-2015

  • Transfer to All Campuses-UC/CSU:

Follow in the footsteps of successful transfer students.

Read about their stories and awards.

Want to know more about different universities or private colleges? Try Web Resources.

Counseling Center:
Any of our counselors can assist you with your transfer plans.
Schedule an appointment at (408) 741-2009.


Transfer Center

Location: Counseling Building

Phone: 408-741-2009

(Behind Admissions & Records)

Fall Hours

Monday 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday Closed


Transfer Center Staff:

Melissa Salcido

Transfer Center Director and Counselor

Email: melissa.salcido@westvalley.edu

Appointments:  (408) 741-2009


Christina Llerena
Transfer Counselor
Email: christina.llerena@westvalley.edu
Appointments: (408) 741-2009

Susie Tong
Transfer and Career Advisor
Email: susie.tong@westvalley.edu
Phone: (408) 741-2040
Fax: (408) 741-4076

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