Guide for Parents and Guardians of Prospective Students

Photo by Jim MacKenzie.

Welcome to the UC Santa Cruz Admissions Parent and Guardian Guide.

We are pleased that you and your student are interested in UC Santa Cruz, a selective collegiate university with a national reputation for excellence. We invite you to use the links at the left to familiarize yourself with the university and to gather information that you will need as you and your student prepare to apply for and enter college.