Under new federal rules, the date has moved from January to October.
The study cites the relatively low cost of the state's public universities.
Select campuses will partner with local clubs.
The centers provide academic, financial and legal help, among other services.
The student presidents represent all campuses in their respective public university systems.
The universities are opening satellite campuses in urban centers.
Students get a glimpse of campuses outside their communities.
UC is being asked to increase the number of California students it enrolls.
Admissions officials say the change may help them identify talent and potential.
About 82 percent of the state's high school students graduated last year.
The percentage has remained about the same since 1999.
About 3.6 percent of UC students are African-American.
The proposed funding would increase the number of college preparation courses.