NEWS: California Community Colleges and University of California Sign Agreement to Boost Transfers, Increase Academic Preparation

The California Community Colleges and the University of California announced they have signed a joint agreement aimed at increasing the number of academically prepared community college students who transfer to UC and earn a bachelor’s degree. Read more.

DIG Meeting:

The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, leveraging the Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID), is hosting two Discipline Input Group (DIG) meetings this May.

The purpose of the meetings will be to 1) identify sub-disciplines 2) to determine competencies to map to general education requirements. The work done by the faculty at the meetings will inform the work of the CTE Minimum Qualifications Work Group. 

We need faculty who teach in the following disciplines to attend: 

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Northern CaliforniaClick to Register Now

When: Friday May 18, 2018 9:00AM - 3:30PM
Where: The Westin San Francisco Airport hotel

Southern CaliforniaClick Here to Register Now

When: Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00AM - 3:30PM 

Where: Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center

Welcome to, the website for the Course Identification Numbering System (C-ID).

C-ID is a supranumbering system being developed to ease transfer and articulation in California’s higher education institutions. To learn more about C-ID, please visit our ABOUT US page. To access FAQs for faculty and articulation officers, please click here.

Currently, C-ID has 368 approved descriptors and 33 draft descriptors from over 81 different disciplines. To view C-ID’s finalized Descriptors, or to review Draft Descriptors, please visit the DESCRIPTORS page. Once there, you can select finalized descriptors from a drop-down menu. The Draft Descriptors Review and Comment Area can be accessed by clicking on the View Draft Descriptors link on the Descriptors page.

To access the CSU courses that have been identified by campuses as comparable to C-ID descriptors, use the COURSES tab or You can search for courses by discipline or CSU campus.