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Kern Promise: Transfer in 2

Kern Promise: Transfer in 2 is a new program that supports the increase in student completion of an Associate Degree in 60 semester units at BC followed by transfer to a 4-year institution into a similar major within 2 years. The goal is to move students through to the next stage of their educational and career goals in a more efficient and impactful way.


  • Must be a California resident/AB540 eligible
  • Must be a first-time college student
  • Must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid­­ (FAFSA)


  • Declare an approved Associates Degree with a CSU or IGETC General Education pattern
  • Enroll in at least 15 units each semester or 30 units each year
  • Enroll in college level math and English within the first year
  • Meet with Transfer in 2 staff each semester
  • Maintain a semester/cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher


  • Tuition paid for while at BC (contingent on funding)
  • $250 book grants per semester (contingent on funding)
  • Priority registration
  • Access to designated counselor/advisor
  • Note: Applications received after September 10, 2019 will not receive awards until the subsequent semester.

Eight CSUB representatives at Transfer Day 2019

Kern Community College District