Publications

We have collected the following links to help you learn more about our campus. These publications contain important information on UC Santa Cruz and the University of California, including admission information, enrollment information, and graduation requirements. We hope you find them helpful.

Admission to UC Santa Cruz

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Different by Design: The UC Santa Cruz Story. Published in July 2019.
screen-shot-2019-07-24-at-3.37.41-pm.pngViewbook 2020 International Supplement [PDF]
Guidelines for first-year applicants from outside the U.S. Published in July 2019.
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Guidelines for first-year applicants from the U.S. Published in August 2019.
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Guidelines for transfer applicants. Published in August 2019.
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Quick facts about UC Santa Cruz. Published in August 2019.

Academics at UC Santa Cruz

catalog-cover-pic.jpgGeneral Catalog
Available online only. Published in July 2019.
Schedule of ClassesSchedule of Classes
A searchable list of classes with dates, times, instructors, and locations. Updated regularly.
Academic and Administrative CalendarAcademic and Administrative Calendar
Calendars showing beginning and ending dates of academic terms, exam dates, and holidays for this year through 2022-23.
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Summaries of each of UC Santa Cruz’s undergraduate majors.

UC Undergraduate Admissions Application Guides

screen-shot-2019-08-19-at-2.42.00-pm.pngUndergraduate Admissions Application Guide - Freshman
Instructions for applying for fall 2020.
Published in August 2019.
application-guide-transfer-applicants.pdfUndergraduate Admissions Application Guide - Transfer
Instructions for applying for fall 2020.
Published in August 2019.
Apply Online for UC for California FroshApply Online to UC for California Frosh [PDF]
Instructions for applying for fall 2019. Published in August 2018.
Apply Online to UC for International FroshApply Online to UC for International Frosh [PDF]
Instructions for applying for fall 2019. Published in August 2018.
Apply Online to UC for Out-of-State FroshApply Online to UC for Out-of-State Frosh [PDF]
Instructions for applying for fall 2019. Published in August 2018.
Apply Online to UC for TransfersApply Online to UC for Transfers [PDF]
Instructions for applying for fall 2019. Published in August 2018.

Financial Aid at UC Santa Cruz

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General Information on UC Santa Cruz

Visitors Guide 2016Visitor Guide [PDF]
Guide to UC Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz area. Maps, activities, self-guided-tour. Published in October 2018.
selftourSelf-Guided Tour [PDF]
Tour and map for families or small groups visiting UCSC on their own. Published in September 2017.
Campus OverviewCampus Overview [PDF]
General overview of UC Santa Cruz: distinctions, characteristics, achievements. Published in October 2017.
AIRC GuideAIRC Guide [PDF]
A complete guide to UCSC for American Indian students. Published in August 2015.
AARCC Guide 2017AARCC Guide [PDF]
A complete guide to UCSC for African/Black/Caribbean students. Published in February 2017.
screen-shot-2019-07-08-at-12.14.29-pm.pngSummer Programs for High School Students [PDF]
Incredible opportunities for motivated high school students! Published in July 2019.

Information about the University of California in Spanish

screen-shot-2019-05-22-at-1.54.33-am.pngLa UC ofrece una educación que abre puertas y cambia vidas [PDF]
Achieve UC Guide in Spanish.