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, Tue, & Thurs 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m..

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 Transfer Counselor jvidal12@occ.cccd.edu
Patricia Ortega TOP Counselor pmucino@occ.cccd.edu
Manoj Wicremesinghe Articulation Officer mwickremesinghe@occ.cccd.edu
Macey Lachman Transfer Counselor  mlindsayclinton@occ.cccd.edu
Deborah Chau Transfer Counselor dwong11@occ.cccd.edu

Office Staff

Christina Miramontes Administrative Assistant II cmiramontes3@cccd.edu
Sandra Gonzalez Administrative Assistant sgonzalez165@occ.cccd.edu
Janet Valle TOP Administrative Assistant I jvalle@occ.cccd.edu

2019-2020 Transfers to CSU & UC

Statewide

Rank  Community College CSU Transfers UC Transfers  Total Transfers
1 Pasadena City College 1,656 882 2,538
2 Santa Monica College 1,091 1299 2,390
3 De Anza Community College 1,411 903 2,314
4 El Camino College 1,616 435 2,051
5 Diablo Valley College 1,062 888 1,950
6 Mount San Antonio College 1,556 235 1,791
7 Orange Coast College 1,302 452 1,754
8 Fullerton College 1,430 282 1,712
9 East Los Angeles College 1,384 299 1,683
10 Long Beach City College 1,448 144 1,592

Southern California

Rank  Community College CSU Transfers UC Transfers  Total Transfers
1 Pasadena City College 1,656 882 2,538
2 Santa Monica College 1,091 1299 2,390
3 El Camino College 1,616 435 2,051
4 Mount San Antonio College 1,556 235 1,791
5 Orange Coast College 1,302 452 1,754
6 Fullerton College 1,430 282 1,712
7 East Los Angeles College 1,384 299 1,683
8 Long Beach City College 1,448 144 1,592
9 Irvine Valley College 756 711 1,467
10 Los Angeles Pierce College 1,070 326 1,396

Orange County 

Rank  Community College CSU Transfers UC Transfers  Total Transfers
1 Orange Coast College 1,302 452 1,754
2 Fullerton College 1,430 282 1,712
3 Irvine Valley College 756 711 1,467
4 Saddleback College 925 372 1,297
5 Cypress College 902 145 1,047
6 Santa Ana College 816 128 944
7 Golden West College 793 89 882
8 Santiago Canyon College 665 168 833
9 Coastline Community College 229 37 266

Source: OCC Office of Institutional Effectiveness

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