Dates and Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for students applying to UC Santa Cruz for fall 2018.

September 17-20, 2018

Global Start for International Students

September 19-22, 2018

(approx.)

Fall Move-in
September 19-27, 2018 Fall Welcome Week
September 27, 2018 Classes Begin

Important dates and deadlines for students applying to UC Santa Cruz for fall 2019.

August 1, 2018 UC Application for Admission available online
August 25, 2018 SAT and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. Test Takers
September 1-30, 2018 TAG Application filing period
September 8, 2018

ACT Plus Writing for U.S. and Canada Test Takers

October 1, 2018

FAFSA filing period opens

October 6, 2018 SAT and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. Test Takers and International Test Takers
October 27, 2018 ACT Plus Writing for U.S. and Canada Test Takers
November 1-30, 2018 UC Application filing period. $70 per campus, $80 for international students
November 3, 2018

SAT and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. Test Takers

December 1, 2018 SAT and SAT Subject Tests for U.S. Test Takers and International Test Takers (last opportunity for seniors)
December 8, 2018 ACT Plus Writing for U.S. and Canada Test Takers (last opportunity for seniors)
March 2, 2019

Deadline for submitting the FAFSA and (for CA students) the Cal Grant GPA Verification Form to receive a Cal Grant Form for upcoming academic year

March 2-May 1, 2019

UC Santa Cruz Financial Aid Office requests supporting documentation from applicants and sends preliminary aid estimates to most new freshmen (sent to most new transfer students March 1-June 1)

March 15-31, 2019

Fall 2019 admissions decisions appear on my.ucsc.edu for all on-time freshmen applicants

March 17-April 30, 2019

Fall 2019 admissions decisions appear on my.ucsc.edu for all on-time transfer applicants

April 1, 2019

Room and board rates for next academic year are available from Housing

April 2019

Student-Initiated Outreach weekend for admitted students

April 2019

Admitted Student Tours and drop-in hours with academic departments for admitted students

May 1, 2019

Frosh admission acceptance due online at my.ucsc.edu and pay required fees and deposits

May 2019

Analytical Writing Placement Examination (AWPE) for all UC admitted frosh who have not yet satisfied the Entry Level Writing Requirement

Late May 2019

Frosh Housing contract deadline. Complete the online housing application/contract at studenthousing.ucsc.edu by 11:59:59 (Pacific Time) on the deadline date.

June 1, 2019 Transfer admission acceptance due online at my.ucsc.edu and pay required fees and deposits
Mid-June 2019 Advising and enrollment information provided – frosh and transfers
Late June 2019

Transfer Housing contract deadline. Complete the online housing application/contract at studenthousing.ucsc.edu by 11:59:59 (Pacific Time) on the deadline date.

July 1, 2019

All transcripts are due to the UC Santa Cruz Office of Admissions from new incoming students (postmark deadline)

July 15, 2019 All official test scores are due to the UC Santa Cruz Office of Admissions from new incoming students (receipt deadline)
July 2019

Summer Orientation

September 2019

Global Start for International Students

September 18-21, 2019 (approx.)

Fall Move-in
September 18-26, 2019

Fall Welcome Week

September 26, 2019

Classes Begin