Frequently Asked Questions regarding Transfer Edge. If you have any other questions not answered here, please contact our Transfer Edge office via email at transferedge@ucdavis.edu or give us a call at 530-752-7611.


Transfer Edge FAQs

  • Who is eligible to participate in Transfer Edge?
  • Transfer Edge primarily serves first-generation, low-income students but any incoming transfer student is welcome to apply.
  • How can I apply to Transfer Edge?
  • Students are invited to apply to Transfer Edge through their MyAdmissions portal or they can visit the Transfer Edge Apply Page.
  • How do I know if I have been invited to apply to Transfer Edge?
  • Students can check their MyAdmissions portal and visit the checklist page.
  • When is the application deadline?
  • June 1st, 2020.
  • What do I need to turn in to apply to Transfer Edge?
  • You will need to complete the Transfer Edge application and have completed your 2019-2020 AND 2020-2021 FAFSA/DREAM Act App.
  • When will I know if I have been accepted to Transfer Edge?
  • Decisions for Transfer Edge will be sent out via email in late June.
  • How much does Transfer Edge cost?
  • The cost of Transfer Edge comprises of the amount of units students are taking. Students will typically take 6 units and will be eligible for financial aid. Additional information for course fees can be found under the Summer Sessions Fees and Aid page. There is an additional cost for students who stay in the dorms.
  • Do I have to complete TWO FAFSA/Dream Act Applications?
  • Yes, the 2019-2020 application is needed for those who are eligible for financial aid for Summer 2020. The 2020-2021 application is for Fall 2020-Spring 2021.
  • What are the dates of Summer Transfer Edge?
  • August 3rd - September 11th. If you are staying in the dorms move-in and move-out date will be August 1st and September 12th, respectively.
  • Can I work during Transfer Edge?
  • Students can work during Transfer Edge as long as it does not interfere with academic courses or mandatory events.
  • Will I have free time during Transfer Edge?
  • Transfer Edge will attempt to schedule classes and online workshops in a way that allows students to have free time through the remaining day/week.