Dates and Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for students applying to UC Santa Cruz for fall 2016.

September 15-18, 2016

Move-in Weekend

September 15-23, 2016

Fall Welcome Week

September 22, 2016

First Day of Classes, Fall 2016

Important dates and deadlines for students applying to UC Santa Cruz for fall 2017.

August 1, 2016

UC Application for Admission available online

September 1-30, 2016

TAG Application filing period

September 10, 2016

ACT Plus Writing for U.S. and Canada Test Takers

October 1, 2016

SAT and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. Test Takers and International Test Takers

October 1, 2016

FAFSA Filing Period Opens

October 22, 2016

ACT Plus Writing for U.S. and Canada Test Takers

November 1-30, 2016

UC Application filing period. $70 per campus, $80 for international students

November 5, 2016

SAT and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. Test Takers and International Test Takers

December 3, 2016

SAT and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. Test Takers and International Test Takers (last opportunity for seniors)

December 10, 2016

ACT Plus Writing for U.S. and Canada Test Takers (last opportunity for seniors)

March 2, 2017

Deadline for submitting the FAFSA and (for CA students) the Cal Grant GPA Verification Form to receive a Cal Grant Form for upcoming academic year

March 2-May 1, 2017

UC Santa Cruz Financial Aid Office requests supporting documentation from applicants and sends preliminary aid estimates to most new freshmen (sent to most new transfer students March 1-June 1)

March 15-31, 2017

Fall 2017 admissions decisions appear on my.ucsc.edu for all on-time freshmen applicants

March 17-April 30, 2017

Fall 2017 admissions decisions appear on my.ucsc.edu for all on-time transfer applicants

April 1, 2017

Room and board rates for next academic year are available from Housing

April 2017

Student-Initiated Outreach weekend for admitted students

April 2017

Spring Spotlight campus and college tours and drop-in hours with academic departments for admitted students

May 1, 2017

Frosh Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) due online at my.ucsc.edu and pay required fees and deposits

May 2017

Analytical Writing Placement Examination (AWPE) for all UC admitted frosh who have not yet satisfied the Entry Level Writing Requirement

Late May 2017

Frosh Housing contract deadline. Complete the online housing application/contract at studenthousing.ucsc.edu by 11:59:59 (Pacific Time) on the deadline date.

June 1, 2017

Transfer Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) due online at my.ucsc.edu and pay required fees and deposits (deposits are waived for EOP students)

Mid-June 2017

Advising and enrollment information provided – frosh and transfers

Late June, 2017

Transfer Housing contract deadline. Complete the online housing application/contract at studenthousing.ucsc.edu by 11:59:59 (Pacific Time) on the deadline date.

July 1, 2017

All transcripts are due to the UC Santa Cruz Office of Admissions from new incoming students

July 15, 2017

All official test scores are due to the UC Santa Cruz Office of Admissions from new incoming students

July 2017

Summer Orientation

September 20-23, 2017

Fall Move-in

September 20-28, 2017

Fall Welcome Week

September 28, 2017

Classes Begin