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Robert Melendez 
Honors Program Counselor
(949) 451-5539
 
 
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Counseling Appointments:
 
A key benefit of being in the Honors Program is that you have access to our wonderful designated Honors Program counselor, Robert Melendez. Mr. Melendez can help you plan your schedule, answer key transfer questions, help you create an
Academic Plan, and also offer guidance concerning personal issues. In October and November, Mr. Melendez will be busy meeting with students who are applying to UCLA for Fall 2014 transfer and who want to be TAP certified.
 
Mr. Melendez's office is located in the Counseling Center, on the second floor of the Student Services Center.
To schedule an appointment, contact:
Mina Nawabi at (949)451-5539
 
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Counseling Update For Students Transferring Fall 2014
 
TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee) Application
Seven University of California (UC) campuses offer guaranteed transfer admission to students from all California Community Colleges (CCC) (UCLA and UCB are not included on this list). Interested students must meet campus-specific requirements
to qualify and must submit an application
within the month of September. 
To make the best use of the TAG opportunity, you should meet with Robert Melendez and/or attend a Transfer Center
workshop about TAG.  Make sure to choose the right UC for your TAG option to make the most of Honors Program transfer agreement benefits.

To pursue a TAG, you must:
     • Complete the online UC TAG application and submit it during the appropriate filing period. 
     • Once your TAG is submitted, fulfill all remaining coursework and GPA requirements designated in your           TAG  agreement.
     • Apply for admission to UC during the appropriate filing period
 
*Please note: UC San Diego TAG program will be ending. The last available term for TAG admission will be
Fall 2014.  For more information on TAG, see
http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/transfer/transfer-admission-planner/index.html.
 
UCLA TAP: 
Students who are hoping to transfer to UCLA in fall 2014 and want to be TAP-certified, must email Honors Counselor, Robert Melendez to make sure you are on his UCLA TAP list.  Fall 2013 UCLA applicants will be contacted towards the end of September to schedule an appointment in October.  If you plan to apply to UCLA and have not already submitted your name to Robert Melendez, please send an email to rmelendez@ivc.edu containing the following information:
  • Name
  • Student ID Number
  • email address
  • contact phone number
  • 1st Choice Major
  • 2nd Choice Major (if known)
  • Projected semester of transfer (e.g. Fall 2014)
 
 
 
 
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