eSlug Newsletter Fall 2012
Rush Week at UCSC.

Notices

UCSC Preview Day Open House – Oct. 20

Fall College Fair Online Events
Oct. 24-25, Nov. 15

UC Application Filing Period for Fall 2013
Nov. 1-30

SAT Reasoning and Subject Tests (last opportunity for high school seniors) – Dec. 1

ACT and the ACT Writing Test (last opportunity for high school seniors) – Dec. 8

FAFSA Filing Period Opens – Jan. 1

A complete schedule of UC Santa Cruz fall events can be found on our high school counselor web page and our community college counselor web page.


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Admissions Group Photo Where did the summer go? It is unbelievable that we are already into October, and that means the fall 2013 online application is now available. Your students can access the application at universityofcalifornia.edu/apply, and the filing period remains November 1-30, 2012. [More]


NEWSBRIEFS

New observatory installed beneath seafloor at site of Tohoku earthquake. New observatory installed beneath seafloor at site of Tohoku earthquake. [More]

Paul Koch named dean of physical and biological sciences. Paul Koch named dean of physical and biological sciences. [More]

UCSC alum helps guide Mars rover Curiosity to successful landing. UCSC alum helps guide Mars rover Curiosity to successful landing. [More]

Return of the students: new frosh, parents, families converge on campus Return of the students: new frosh, parents, families converge on campus [More]

Graduating Banana Slugs give back. Graduating Banana Slugs give back. [More]

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New Admissions Representatives in Fall 2012
New Admissions Representatives in Fall 2012 In our continuing mission to better serve high schools and community colleges throughout California and beyond, UCSC Admissions has realigned its Admissions Representatives' assignments for fall 2012, and has added several new representatives. [More]


Preview Day 2012 – A Great Opportunity for Prospective Students and Families
Preview Day 2012 Have your students mark their calendars for Preview Day 2012, UC Santa Cruz's annual open house, on Saturday, October 20! Preview Day is designed for prospective students and their families to offer information about UCSC, to familiarize them with the campus, and to allow them to connect with Admissions staff, current students, and other members of the UCSC community. [More]


Online Admissions Events This Fall
Online Admissions Events This Fall This fall UC Santa Cruz continues with its series of online Admissions events. These events combine the benefits of live interaction with the convenience of an online format. Through our online events, we hope to reach many students and families who do not have the resources to come to campus themselves or to attend a college fair in their area. [More]


Welcome, New Students for Fall 2012 -- Over Half of Freshmen Are 'First Generation!'
Welcome, New Students for Fall 2012 September 19-23, UC Santa Cruz welcomed a particularly diverse, high-achieving class of incoming freshmen and transfer students to campus. New freshmen totaled 3,850, and new transfer students totaled 1,250. Nearly 93 percent of transfer students came directly from California's community colleges, with the largest number (153) transferring from Cabrillo College in Aptos. [More]


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