Career / Transfer Center

Career/Transfer Center

Welcome to the Career/Transfer Center!

Thank you for visiting the Career Transfer Center (CTC). We are located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center across from the Counseling Department in SC-216A. Through this website, you can learn about the services we offer in our center. We highly encourage you to visit us as soon as you begin your studies at SJCC. It is never too early to begin planning for your transfer to a four-year college or university.


Student Learning Outcomes:

Based on participation in Career/Transfer Center activities students will be able to:

    • Identify various services offered through the Career/Transfer Center
    • Recognize colleges/universities offering transfer admission agreements/ guarantees to SJCC students
    • Understand the elements of a transfer admission agreement/guarantee
    • Describe the minimum eligibility for transfer to a UC/CSU system
    • Use online career assessment tools for exploration and assessment


Mission Statement:

The Career/Transfer Center is committed to supporting our students in achieving their educational life goals by promoting their career development and transfer to a four-year institution. To achieve this, we provide quality and comprehensive resources, activities, and services that foster equity, life-long learning and career/transfer success in our nurturing environment.

Exciting News:

The Fall 2019 UCSC Admitted Student  Welcome Event will be hosted by  Cultivamos Excelencia in partnership with the Career/Transfer Center.  The event is at San Jose City College, on Thursday, June 6th, 2019.  From 11:45 am-1: 30 pm in  SC-204, On the Second Floor of the Student Center.  There will be food, activities and a student panel to address any questions you may have about your new journey to UCSC.  This is the first of many transition workshops that will occur throughout the summer at San Jose City College.

Santa Clara University (SCU) 

has a University Transfer Admission Agreement with San Jose City College for the College of Arts and Science stop by the Transfer Center if you have questions.

SJCC is now a UC Davis Transfer Opportunity Program (TOP) Partner. 

Student Resources

Enroll in Career/Guidance Courses:

GUIDE-010 Transfer Success (1.0 unit)

Students study the requirements and processes for transferring to 4-year colleges or universities including college selection, transfer requirements, major and general education preparation, and admission procedures and deadlines.

GUID-096 Career/Life Planning (3.0 units)
This class aids students with their career and major selection by identifying personal characteristics, interest, abilities, goals, values, and lifestyle preferences, and relating these personal characteristics to the world of work. 

Career Resources

The resources below offer an excellent way to get started on career and major exploration.

NorCal Bus Tours

The Career/Transfer Center coordinates spring transfer bus tours to different university campuses.  Please check back in Spring 2019 for NorCal Bus Tours

​Contact Us

Summer Session


Hours of Operation

9:00 am - 4:00 pm



Student Center, 2nd Floor, Room SC-216A




C/TC Staff

 Lezra Chenportillo

C/TC Counselor


Carol Vasquez

C/TC Program Coordinator


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