Many students who start out at another college or university want to experience the intimate spiritual learning environment and pristine natural beauty of Pacific Union College. Here's a list of frequently asked questions on how to successfully transfer to PUC.
When can I transfer to PUC?
Transfer students can enroll at PUC for the quarter that works best for them. You do not need to complete a certain number of classes or to have been at another institution for any particular length of time. We welcome you to begin your PUC education when it is right for you, whether you're midway through your Freshman year or are farther along in your college experience.
How do I decide which classes to take before I transfer to PUC?
Standard General Education classes are the most likely to transfer easily. Such classes include:
Who can help me make sure my credits will transfer?
Our staff at the Records Office can help you with questions about transfer credits. They can be contacted at (707) 965-6676 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who can give me advice about choosing my classes?
General Education Classes: Our staff at the Records Office can help you choose General Education classes that will transfer well to PUC.
Particular major or pre-professional program: Directly contact the advisor for your program. You can find a list of advisors on our Academic Advising website.
Selecting a major: If you have not yet chosen a major, you can get advice from the director of our Teaching and Learning Center, Jennifer Wareham Best, at (707) 965-7681 or email@example.com.
Where can I see PUC's General Education requirements?
You'll find a summary, as well as the requirements for all degrees and programs on our degrees and programs page.
Does PUC accept the IGETC?
Yes. PUC accepts the completed IGETC certificate as meeting a significant portion of the GE package. You can find a summary of PUC's IGETC policy on our transfer credit page.
How do I transfer my credits?
Contact the Registrars of all secondary schools, colleges, and universities you have attended and ask them to send official transcripts to Pacific Union College's Enrollment Office. Our address is One Angwin Avenue, Angwin, CA 94508.
It can also be helpful if you arrive on campus with a copy of your transcripts.
Do I have to wait until fall to transfer?
No; PUC accepts students for fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters. See the current academic calendar online.
What are PUC's admission requirements for transfer students?
Briefly, if you have completed at least 45 quarter (30 semester) hours of college credits elsewhere, you need a GPA of at least 2.0. If you have fewer transfer credits, you need a high school diploma with a GPA of at least 2.3 in solid subjects. For more details, see our Admission Requirements page.
What kind of Financial Aid can I expect?
Most students at PUC get a combination of grants and loans. See an overview, and the name and contact information of your personal Financial Counselor.
How do I reserve a room in a residence hall?
The Residence Hall Reservation Form is available at online. There you can also find contact information for the residence hall staff.
What if I have more questions?
If you can't find the answers online, you can also phone or email the following services, where friendly people are happy to work with you:
Enrollment Services: 1-800-862-7080 firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Administration: 707-965-6234 email@example.com
Records Office: 707-965-6676 firstname.lastname@example.org
Residence Life: 707-965-6315 email@example.com
Student Financial Services: 707-965-7200 firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Life: 707-965-7362 email@example.com
Teaching and Learning Center: 707-965-7688 firstname.lastname@example.org
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