eSlug Newsletter Summer 2017
Rachel Carson College had its first graduation under its new name on June 17. Photo by Jennifer Wright.

Notices

Winter 2018 Application Filing Period Opens for Junior-Level Transfers - July 1

Transcripts Due for Fall 2017 (postmark deadline) – July 1

Official Test Scores Due for Fall 2017 (due in Admissions office) – July 15

Summer Orientation for Frosh – July 25, 26, 29, 31, and August 1

Summer Orientation for Transfers – July 28

Winter 2018 Filing Period Closes – July 31

Fall 2018 UC Application Opens – Aug. 1


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Rachel Carson College had its first graduation under its new name on June 17. Photo by Jennifer Wright.


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Michael McCawley Director of Admissions Michael McCawley brings us up to date on activities in the Office of Admissions, including staff changes. [More]


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Astronomer Sandra Faber awarded Gruber Cosmology Prize. Astronomer Sandra Faber awarded Gruber Cosmology Prize. [More]

People of Color Sustainability Collective wins top honors. People of Color Sustainability Collective wins top honors. [More]

Graduating senior propelled by curiosity and a desire to give back. Graduating senior propelled by curiosity and a desire to give back. [More]

Planet hunting alumna Natalie Batalha among Time's 100 most influential people. Planet hunting alumna Natalie Batalha among Time's 100 most influential people. [More]

Alumnus Kalen Egan: 'Be so good they can't ignore you.' Alumnus Kalen Egan: 'Be so good they can't ignore you.' [More]

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Academic Program Updates for Fall 2017 Academic Program Updates for Fall 2017
Undergraduate academic program updates for fall 2017 include two new majors: applied linguistics and multilingualism, and science education. [More]


Admissions Staff Update Admissions Staff Update
This will be a summer of mixed emotions as our UCSC Admissions staff family bids goodbye to a cherished member and says hello to a wonderful new addition. [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]


A Fond Farewell to Laura! A Fond Farewell to Laura!
Our wonderful Admissions Web Assistant, Laura Acevedo-Cabrera, is graduating with a degree in Politics after patiently helping us with eSlug and many other projects for three years. Laura is the excellent photographer behind our popular new Instagram account. Thank you and best wishes to you, Laura!


UC Santa Cruz Opens for Winter Quarter Transfers! UC Santa Cruz Opens for Winter Quarter Transfers
UC Santa Cruz will again open to new applications for winter quarter, with certain restrictions. [More]


Join Us at UC Counselor Conference in September! Join Us at UC Counselor Conference in September!
Join UC Santa Cruz for the UC Counselor Conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center on Monday, September 11! [More]


SLUGs Getting Ready for Fall SLUGs Getting Ready for Fall
We are happy to greet our summer class of Student Life & University Guides (SLUGs.) [More]


Ensuring Transfer Success Materials Available Ensuring Transfer Success Materials Available
Materials for Ensuring Transfer Success 2017, a one-day community college transfer institute by the University of California, are available now at admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/counselors/news-events/ets/


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