eSlug Newsletter Summer 2016
Students at a recent graduation ceremony on campus. Photo by Jennifer Wright.

Notices

Winter 2017 Application Filing Period Opens for Junior-Level Transfers – July 1

Summer Orientation for Frosh – July 19, 20, 23, 24-26, 25, 27

Summer Orientation for Transfers – July 22

Winter 2017 Filing Period Closes – July 31

Fall 2017 UC Application Opens – Aug. 1

Look out for more announcements over the months ahead!


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Michael McCawley Director of Admissions Michael McCawley discusses recent events in UC Santa Cruz Admissions, including the clearing process and the retirement of two beloved and valued staff members. [More]


NEWSBRIEFS

UC Santa Cruz increases admissions offers for Californians. UC Santa Cruz increases admissions offers for Californians. [More]

Alums Martha Mendoza, William Finnegan win 2016 Pulitzer Prize. Alums Martha Mendoza, William Finnegan win 2016 Pulitzer Prize. [More]

UCSC student entrepreneurs headed for major international trade show. UCSC student entrepreneurs headed for major international trade show. [More]

Campus launches mobile app to track shuttles in real time. Campus launches mobile app to track shuttles in real time. [More]

Art students contribute work to de Young Museum's New Generations Student Showcase. Art students contribute work to de Young Museum's New Generations Student Showcase. [More]

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Academic Program Updates for Fall 2016 Academic Program Updates for Fall 2016
Undergraduate academic program updates for fall 2016 include new minors in history of consciousness and music. [More]


Change to UC Application: Personal Insight Questions to Offer More Specificity, Flexibility Change to UC Application: Personal Insight Questions to Offer More Specificity, Flexibility
Starting with the fall 2017 Application, the University of California will replace its essay section (formerly called the Personal Statement section) with a new section called Personal Insight Questions. [More]


Breaking News: UC Santa Cruz Opens for Winter Quarter Transfers UC Santa Cruz Opens for Winter Quarter Transfers
For the first time in several years, UC Santa Cruz has opened to new applications for winter quarter, with certain exceptions. [More]


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


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 2016, we welcomed thousands of guests to campus. See the photos. [More]


Community Building: Veteran Services at UC Santa Cruz Community Building: Veteran Services at UC Santa Cruz
The diverse and thriving community of UC Santa Cruz military veterans receives support from almost every unit of the university, and especially from Veterans Education Team Support (VETS). [More]


Campus Resource: UC Santa Cruz Police Department Campus Resource: UC Santa Cruz Police Department
In keeping with the Banana Slug values of community as well as innovation, the UCSC Police Department is as friendly and inclusive as it is protective and tough on crime. [More]


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