PolyTransfer Advantage Summer Academy


The PolyTransfer Advantage Summer Academy Program is designed for prospective transfer students to develop a sense of belonging to Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) through engagement with their peers, CPP faculty, staff, and resources as well as guided support in applying to a California State University (CSU). Through participation in this program, prospective transfer students will enhance their critical inquiry skills for applying to a CSU while participating in collaborative learning experiences for career and major pathways. 

Upon completion of the PolyTransfer Advantage Summer Academy Program, individuals will receive continued transfer support, access to transfer resources and services, as well as application assistance during the CSU application period.  

This year’s PolyTransfer Summer Academy will be held at Cal Poly Pomona from Thursday, June 17 through Saturday, June 19 

Learning Outcomes
• Students will be able to identify CSU transfer requirements
• Students will develop a sense of belonging within Cal Poly Pomona and the PolyTransfer Advantage Program 
• Students will develop a transfer support network comprised of peers, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds 
• Students will be able to reflect on their career and major goals 


Applications for the Summer 2024 Academy will open up in Spring 2024. If you have any questions about the academy, please email polytransfer@cpp.edu.

Program Benefits

Interested in learning more about transferring to a CSU? Join the PolyTransfer Advantage Summer Academy to experience what it’s like to live on campus and meet other students like you! 

Benefits of the program include: 

  • FREE meals, parking, and dorm for an overnight stay experience 
  • Connecting with Cal Poly Pomona faculty, staff, and students 
  • Learning about the admissions process to a CSU 
  • Learning about ways to pay for college including financial aid and scholarships 
  • Learning about different careers and majors 
  • Meeting other community college students 
  • Fun activities, giveaways & more! 


Requirements to Join

Current community college students are able participate in the Summer Academy if they meet the following requirements:  

  • Must complete a Summer Academy application form 
  • Must be enrolled with a California Community College and able to provide a student ID 
  • Must be interested in applying for transfer to a California State University (CSU) 
  • Must be available from Thursday, June 15 through Saturday, June 17th 

Note: Staying overnight is not mandatory but recommended for a full-program experience.