Transfer, Articulation, and Student Services Committee

Status/former name
Transfer and Articulation Committee

The Transfer, Articulation, and Student Services Committee is responsible for development and review of policies, procedures, administrative requirements, and general information regarding Transfer, Articulation, Counseling, Library, and services that support instruction and student success.  The committee makes recommendations to the Academic Senate Executive Committee.

Current Members
Member Term
Mitra Sapienza 2023-24 Chair
Juan Arzola 2023-24
Gabriel Martinez 2023-24
eugene l. d. mahmoud 2023-24
Aaron Benitez 2023-24
Annie Andrew 2023-24
Clara Ross-Jones 2023-24
Nohelia Canales 2023-24
Arshia Malekzadeh 2023-24
Michelle Plug 2023-24
Jessica Bush 2023-24
Academic Year Meetings

FALL 2023

Friday, September 8,  2-3pm Zoom

Friday, September 22,  1-2pm Zoom cancelled

Tuesday, October 17,  11-12pm Zoom

Tuesday November 7,  10-11:30am Zoom

Tuesday, December 5,  10-11:30am  Zoom

SPRING 2023 

Tuesday, January 30, 11-12, Zoom

Tuesday, February 6, 11-12, Zoom

Tuesday, March 12, 11-12, Zoom

Tuesday, April 2, 11-12, Zoom

Friday, May 3, 10-11, Zoom

Current Agendas/minutes


Title Session Year Sort ascending Category Status
Addressing the Health and Well-being Crisis Among California's Community College Students Fall 2023 Local Senates Assigned
Noncredit Counseling Professional Learning and Support for Students Fall 2023 Counseling Assigned
Communicate Requirements of Articulation of High School Courses Fall 2023 Articulation and Transfer Assigned
AB 1705 Data Validation and Transfer-Level Prerequisites Spring 2023 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office Assigned
Revisit Baccalaureate Degree Upper Division General Education and Minimum Qualifications Requirements Spring 2023 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office Assigned
Destigmatize Academic Probation Language and Processes Spring 2023 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office In Progress
Supporting Health Equity in the Implementation of AB 928 (Berman, 2021) [1] Fall 2022 Intersegmental Issues
Options for Transfer Students Enrolled Prior to the Implementation of CalGETC Fall 2022 Intersegmental Issues
Re-evaluating the California Promise Grant Regulations regarding Probation, Dismissal, and Denial Fall 2022 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
Title 5 Regulations Governing Catalog Rights Fall 2022 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office
Proactive Planning and Support for Articulation and Counseling Fall 2022 Articulation and Transfer Completed
Enabling Chosen Name and Pronoun across Campus and all Digital Environments Spring 2021 Students Assigned
Develop a Set of Resources to Assist in Establishing Ethnic Studies Programs in Alignment with California State University Requirements Spring 2021 Curriculum Assigned
Support for Mental Health Awareness and Trauma Informed Teaching and Learning Fall 2021 Diversity and Equity In Progress
Resolution In Support of Reviewing the impact of the 2012 California Non-Repeatability Language Fall 2020 Curriculum Assigned
CCCApply Technical Limitations Spring 2019 Technology Assigned
Local Determination of International Baccalaureate Credit at California Community Colleges Fall 2019 Curriculum Assigned
Develop Standards of Practice Resource for Learning Assistance and Tutoring in the California Community Colleges, including the role of Learning Skills Coordinators or Instructors, and Tutoring Coordinators Fall 2019 Library and Learning Resources Assigned
Wrap-Around Services and Online Student Success Spring 2018 Consultation with the Chancellor's Office Assigned
Develop a Paper on Effective Transfer Practices Spring 2018 Articulation and Transfer Assigned
Oppose AB 1786 (Cervantes, as of April 10, 2018) Spring 2018 State and Legislative Issues Assigned
Providing Educational Access and Adequate Support for California Community College Students with Disabilities Spring 2018 General Concerns Assigned
California State University Systemwide Credit Policy Spring 2018 Intersegmental Issues Assigned
Support for Educational Planning Initiative’s Suite of Tools Fall 2017 Technology Assigned
Support Students Transferring to UC, CSU, and Private and Out-of-State Institutions Fall 2017 Articulation and Transfer Assigned


Title Issue Year Sort ascending
Rehumanizing Education: Ethnic Studies in the California Community Colleges February 2024
Braided Rivers: Toward Clear Transfer Pathways for STEM Students February 2024
Addressing the Stigmatization of Academic Probation February 2023
The Articulation Officer’s Key Role in Curriculum, General Education, and Transfer November 2022
The Passage of AB 1460 and Its Impact on the CCCs April 2021
Taking Stock of CCCApply February 2021
The Mystery Behind “B +,” or Why SLO Assessment Matters April 2020
Faculty Primacy and AP Credit February 2018
Can The Demise of the COMPASS Placement Exam Lead to Improved Student Success at California Community Colleges? A Look at Some Relevant Research and Recent Developments February 2016
Disenfranchised Students – Where are We Now? September 2016
Disenfranchised Students—Who Are They? February 2016
Policy Issues Regarding Alternative Developmental-to-Transfer-level Mathematics Pathways December 2012
Faculty Participation on the Student Success Task Force 2011 November 2011
Helping Veteran Students be Successful and Reach their Academic Goals! September 2011
Improving Student Access to Financial Aid May 2011
Starting Students off on the Right Foot and Keeping Them on the Right Track! May 2011
When Are Counseling Paraprofessionals Appropriate? A Friendly Reminder April 2010
Future Directions for the Associate Degree September 2006
Linking Counseling and Career/Technical Programs November 2005
Predicting, Planning, and Compensating: Weathering the Changing Climate in California's May 2008
Now Is the Time for Systemwide Advanced Placement (AP) Policies and Procedures February 2008
Fall Session Has It All: From Partnership to Drama February 1999


Past members

Past Members
Term: 2022-23
Member Term Sort ascending
Elizabeth Ramirez 2022-23
Stephanie Rowe 2022-23
Tahirah Simpson 2022-23
Michelle Plug 2022-23
Van Rider 2022-23
Eric Wada 2022-23
Stephanie Curry 2022-23 Chair
Term: 2021-22
Member Term Sort ascending
Ted Blake 2021-22
Julie Clark 2021-22
Eduardo Vasquez 2021-22
Brenda Chan 2021-22
Teresa Aldredge 2021-22
LaTonya Parker 2021-22
Cheryl Aschenbach 2021-22 Chair
Term: 2020-21
Member Term Sort ascending
Manuel Vélez 2020-21 Chair
Martin Gomez 2020-21
Tahirah Simpson 2020-21
Nohemy Chavez 2020-21
Julie Clark 2020-21
Ted Blake 2020-21
LaTonya Parker 2020-21

Past Agenda/minutes