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. rock-bethreatened


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 323-937-4888 page. To access FAQs for faculty and articulation officers, please click (509) 405-9615.

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 318-426-7968 tab or (605) 456-4529. You can search for courses by discipline or CSU campus.