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

Transfer Center: Web Resources

Check out these transfer-related websites for more help on how to get where you want to go.

California Resources

ASSIST (http://www.assist.org)

ASSIST is an online student-transfer information system that shows how course credits earned at one California Community College can be applied when transferred to the University of California or California State University. It allows you to explore major options and requirements specific to UC and CSU campuses.

University of California: PATHWAYS (http://www.ucop.edu/pathways/)

PATHWAYS is the University of California's online undergraduate admission information and application network. It is designed to help students learn about the UC system, select a UC campus, plan to finance higher education, and apply for admission.

CSU Mentor (http://www.csumentor.edu)

CSU Mentor is an online resource designed to help students learn about theCalifornia State University system, select a CSU campus, plan to finance higher education, and apply online for admission.

CaliforniaColleges.edu (http://www.aiccu.edu)

California Colleges is the state's official website that provides information about higher education in California - CSU, UC, Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities, and California Community Colleges. It is an online resource to help students explore colleges & careers, plan & pay for college, and college admissions.

National/International Resources

CollegeView (http://www.collegeview.com/)
CollegeView offers campus tours, career and major information, and profiles of over 3,800 universities within the United States. CollegeView also offers college applications, scholarship search, and college admissions information.

Petersons (http://www.petersons.com)
Peterson's provides information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration.

CampusTours.com (http://www.CampusTours.com)
An online source for virtual college tours, college webcams, interactive campus maps, college videos, movies and pictures.

Historically Black Colleges (http://edonline.com/cq/hbcu/)
An online source for virtual college tours, college webcams, interactive campus maps, college videos, movies and pictures.

College Source Online
The West Valley College Library subscribes to College Source Online which features over 30,826 home pages and College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover original page format including 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professionals schools. WVC students may access this resource from the computers in the Transfer/Career Center in the Counseling Building.

StudyAbroad.com (http://www.studyabroad.com)
Provides listings for thousands of study abroad programs in more than 100 countries throughout the world.

UC Education Abroad Program (EAP) (http://eap.ucop.edu/)
EAP has a program for every kind of student, with 130 top host institutions in some 35 countries.

Career Resources

EUREKA (http://www.eueka.org)

Eureka is an occupational site that allows you to explore career, educational, and financial aid/scholarship options. It is available at the Transfer/Career Center and off-campus. To access Eureka off-campus contact the Transfer/Career Center at (408) 741-2040 or transfer@westvalley.edu.

ARCHcareers.org (http://www.archcareers.org/)
This site will give you an overview to the varied and diverse paths to a career in architecture and its requirements.

National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) (http://www.naab.org/)
Find out which school offer Architecture degrees in the US.

All Nursing Schools (http://www.allnursingschools.com/)
This site provides you with a directory of schools in the US, salary information, job descriptions, career profiles, and more.

CalTeach (http://www.calteach.com)
TEACH California provides you with the information you need in order to become a credentialed teacher in California, locating financial aid, checking out schools and school districts, and finding a job.

Financial Resources

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (http://www.fasfa.gov)
A students' guide to financial aid. Information about grants, loans, aid to veterans, and on-line application can be accessed through this site.

FastWeb! (http://www.fastweb.com)
Scholarship search, college directory, information on admissions, financial aid, money management, career planning, jobs, life after college.

CSU Financial Aid Information (http://www.csumentor.edu/FinAid/)

UC Financial Aid Information (http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/payingforuc/fin_aid.html)

 

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