Articulation is the process of developing a formal, written and published agreement that identifies comparable courses (or sequences of courses) between colleges. This process enables the student to avoid repeated coursework at the receiving institution.

Student Learning Outcome

To improve student transfer by strengthening articulation agreements with four-year public and Private universities.

CSU/UC Links

Articulation Tools

  • ASSISTThe official repository of articulation for California’s public colleges and universities and provides the most accurate and up-to-date information about student transfer in California.
  • Associate Degree for Transfer LogoList of approved degrees along with California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office updates and reports of community degree status.
  • The California State University LogoCSU Transfer Model Curriculum (Associate Degree for Transfer-ADT) Search Site
  • C-ID LogoOverview of Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID), list of course descriptors and CSU C-ID course information.
  • AICCU logo
  • Private and Independent California College and University Articulation Agreements


  • Martina Peinado, Articulation Officer
    Instructional Support Services (ISS)
    Southwestern College
    900 Otay Lakes Rd
    Chula Vista, CA 91910
    (619) 482-6383 (working remotely)