eSlug Newsletter Summer 2015
UCSC's Olympic-sized swimming pool is an inviting spot for our swimming Slugs. Photo by Alison Tassio.

Notices

Summer Orientation Summer Orientation

Frosh Orientation Dates – July 21, 22, 25, 26-28, 27, 29

Transfers Orientation Date – July 24

UC Application Opened
August 1

Preview Day 2015 – October 17

Look out for more announcements over the months ahead!


Review Magazine

Review Magazine 50th Anniversary Issue: Now and Then. [More]


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UCSC's Olympic-sized swimming pool is an inviting spot for our swimming Slugs. Photo by Alison Tassio.


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Message from the Director of Admissions

Director of Admissions Michael McCawley updates counselors on the clearing process for fall 2015 UCSC admissions and changes to the July 1 records deadline in 2016. [More]


NEWSBRIEFS

UCSC ranks 2nd in the U.S., 8th overall among universities under 50. UCSC ranks 2nd in the U.S., 8th overall among universities under 50. [More]

UC Santa Cruz develops innovative online courses available to all UC students. UC Santa Cruz develops innovative online courses available to all UC students. [More]

UC Santa Cruz biomedical research facility wins $2 million NIH grant. UC Santa Cruz biomedical research facility wins $2 million NIH grant. [More]

In 50th year, campus will enroll class with exceptional academic credentials. In 50th year, campus will enroll class with exceptional academic credentials. [More]

Setting up for success. Setting up for success. [More]

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Academic Program Updates for Fall 2015 Academic Program Updates for Fall 2015
Undergraduate academic program updates for UC Santa Cruz in fall 2015 include a new major in games and playable media and a new concentration in agroecology and sustainable food systems. [More]


Summer Orientation 2015 Summer Orientation Again Offers Overnight Options for Frosh
After a successful program last year, UCSC's Summer Orientation again offered an overnight option for incoming frosh this year. [More]


International Summer Academy Introduces Students to University Life International Summer Academy Introduces Students to University Life
Now in its second year, International Summer Academy at UC Santa Cruz is an opportunity for international frosh to start their first fall quarter strong! [More]


Meet the UCSC Resource Centers Video: Meet Some of Our Resource Centers!
As part of their spring messages to incoming students for fall 2015, some of the UCSC Resource Centers offered video messages. Get an inside look at this treasured resource for UCSC students!
African American Resource and Cultural Center
Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center
American Indian Resource Center


Come Visit Us This Summer! Come Visit Us This Summer!
As UCSC parents will tell you, Santa Cruz is not just a great place for their children to live, but also a great place for their parents to visit! Santa Cruz is an excellent destination for a quick day trip or a longer stay. [More]


Spring Spotlight Lights up the Campus for Admitted Students! Spring Spotlight Lights up the Campus for Admitted Students
In Spring Spotlight 2015, we welcomed thousands of guests to campus. The festivities included a special appearance from our beloved Sammy Slug mascot! See the photos. [More]


UCSC Admissions Director Interviewed on Local TV UCSC Admissions Director Interviewed on Local TV
Our Admissions Director, Michael McCawley, was interviewed in April by NBC Bay Area's Jessica Aguirre about UC's response to the new SAT. Watch the interview and hear what he has to say!


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