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UC application deadline extended to 11:59 p.m.

December 2, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
The deadline for applications to the University of California system has been extended to 11:59pm Wednesday, December 2.It was originally set for midnight Monday night, but a computer glitch slowed down the online application process. Many prospective students weren't able to submit their applications on time.

UC director of undergraduate admissions Susan Wilbur says the exact number of students who were shut out of the process is unknown.

She says 129,000 applications for freshman and transfer student had been received through Tuesday evening.

That's up from last year's 126,700.

The Associated Press Contributed to this story.