Students must submit a UC Application and have selected UCLA as a campus by November 30. Please take note of  your UC Application 7-digit I.D. This may be found in your UC Application confirmation e-mail or in your UC Application Portal.

Beginning in December, you must submit an Applicant Agreement Form ASAP. The form will stay open through March 1. No extensions will be granted.

For questions regarding UCLA TAP eligibility, please consult with your CA Community College’s Honors/Scholars Director or Coordinator.

Certification Timeline

October 1 – November 30
  •  UC Application filing period
  • You must apply to UCLA first to be considered for TAP certification.
  • Submitting the UCLA Application does not automatically consider you for TAP certification.
Dec 1 – March 1
  • Submit your UCLA TAP Applicant Agreement Form here. Failure to submit your UCLA TAP Applicant Agreement Form by March 1 could hinder your certification. No exceptions!
Friday, March 1
  • Certification deadline.
  • Late certification forms may jeopardize applicants because they will not be identified as TAP students during evaluation for admission.
Late March
  • Certification information is integrated into the Undergraduate Admission systems.
  • Transfer admissions evaluation process continues.
  • TAP-certified applicants receive priority consideration as files are evaluated.
Late April
  • Admission decisions are released.
June 1
  • SIR deadline
July – September 1
  • Transfer Orientation