STARS Application

STARS Program

The Summer Transfer Academy and Resources for Success (STARS) Program is for graduating high school seniors who will enroll at a California Community College this fall.  STARS is a residential program at UC Merced.  During the program students will gain the skills and tools necessary to transfer from community college to a University of California campus.  

To submit a paper application please click HERE to download the application.

How do I qualify for the program?

  • Must graduate High School by June 16th, 2017
  • Enrolled at a California Community College for Fall 2017
  • Motivated to transfer to a UC campus

Program Details

Date: June 22 - 25, 2017

Location: UC Merced Campus 

Cost: FREE (yes, you read that right!)

What to bring:

Yourself, clothes, comfy shoes, backpack, toiletries

What will you learn:

  • How to Transfer
  • Basics of College Reading and Writing
  • How to manage your money in college
  • Admissions Requirements
  • Community college resources

How do I apply? 

Fill out the information below and submit the Liability Packet by the deadline, Friday, May 12, 2017. You can download the packet HERE.

You can upload a copy of your HS transcript here, or choose to fax in your high school transcript to 209-228-4665
Download the Liability Packet HERE