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Transfer Edge

An early start to your UC Davis experience!

What is Transfer Edge?



Transfer Edge Dates: Saturday, August 3rd - Friday, September 13th


The Transfer Edge program is a 6-week, 6-7 unit program with an optional residential component offered during Summer Session 2. 

Transfer Edge will provide an opportunity for students to get a jumpstart on courses, learn more about campus resources, build community with incoming transfer and other UC Davis students, and explore the great Davis Community.

In addition, Transfer Edge students will be able to take advantage of :

  • Access to and support from the Academic Assistance & Tutoring Center
  • Workshops and other social experiences

Transfer Edge Tracks

There are 2 tracks that students may participate in. Track A is for students who are enrolled in the MAT 16/17/21 series and Track B is for students enrolled in a course other than Math that will count towards their major. More information about each track can be found in the corresponding menus.

Students who participate in either track will:

  • Develop enhanced learning strategies for academic achievement
  • Experience campus life and build friendship through the residential living option
  • Build relationships with faculty and key student support resources on campus
  • Register for fall quarter with guidance from peer and academic advisors
Applications for Transfer Edge are now closed.
Program Components
Pre-Program Transfer Edge - Summer Session II Post-Program
Pre-program support from Transfer Edge Staff 6 units - lower division math course, First Year Seminar, and a 1-unit course** Post-program assessment
Access to online adaptive tool Weekly required math skills review workshops Continued support/advising through first academic year
Initial individual check-ins with students Academic success workshops and drop-in tutoring  
Peer-to-peer online content support "Intro to Aggie Life" workshop series  
24-hour access to math content videos Optional Friday study hall  
Online office hours Optional residential experience  
Pre-program assessment Community building/social activities  

*Program components are not final and subject to change

**Students enrolled in Math 16 series will need to enroll in a 1-unit course to meet the 6-unit financial aid minimum