eSlug Newsletter Winter 2015
Students with families appreciate UCSC's on-campus Family Student Housing, pictured here.

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Spring Spotlight for Admitted Students
– Apr. 3-11, excluding April 5

Transfer-Specific Spring Spotlight Sessions
– April 10 and 11

Spotlight Mondays
– April-May

Admission Acceptance Deadline for Freshmen – May 1

Admission Acceptance Deadline for Transfers – June 1

Summer Orientation Registration Deadline (for Frosh and Transfers) – June 4


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Michael McCawley Director of Admissions Michael McCawley updates counselors on UCSC's record number of undergraduate applications for fall 2015 and what the next steps are for those applicants. [More]


NEWSBRIEFS

UC Santa Cruz turns 50, a bold experiment realized. UC Santa Cruz turns 50, a bold experiment realized. [More]

Angela Davis addresses 'police militarization' at capacity MLK Convocation. Angela Davis addresses 'police militarization' at capacity MLK Convocation. [More]

Tony Hill Award winner helps young people soar. Tony Hill Award winner helps young people soar. [More]

UC Santa Cruz leads UC effort to study effects of climate change on ecosystems. UC Santa Cruz leads UC effort to study effects of climate change on ecosystems. [More]

Students garner awards at national biomedical conference. Students garner awards at national biomedical conference. [More]

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Fall Applications Top 50,000 for the First Time Fall Applications Top 50,000 for the First Time
UCSC Admissions is experiencing its busiest application reading season ever, as nearly 55,000 undergraduates applied for fall 2015. [More]


UCSC Welcomes New Transfer Students for Winter 2015 UCSC Welcomes New Transfer Students for Winter 2015
Welcome to UCSC's 92 new transfer students for winter 2015! Students were greeted with a Winter Welcome program, held on January 9 and co-sponsored by Services for Transfer and Re-entry Students (STARS) and Campus Orientations and consisting of a college orientation and advising, an introduction to STARS and other campus resources, and a meal with continuing transfer students and academic advisors.


New Instagram Account for UCSC Admissions New Instagram Account for UCSC Admissions
In an effort to bring more of the authentic UC Santa Cruz experience to prospective students, UCSC Admissions established a new Instagram account in early January: instagram.com/ucscadmissions [More]


Community Building: Student Organizations Community Building: Student Organizations
UC Santa Cruz has over 150 registered student-led organizations, giving students a wide variety of opportunities to become engaged while at the same time enriching the campus as a whole. [More]


50th anniversary UC Santa Cruz Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Starting on January 1, UC Santa Cruz launched an exciting series of events, publicity campaigns, and online resources to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1965. [More]


Campus Resource: Undergraduate Research Campus Resource: Undergraduate Research
One of the most exciting opportunities that UC Santa Cruz students have is the many avenues available for undergraduate research. [More]


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