We Support Your Success!
You are an individual, but you are not alone. UC Santa Cruz is committed to providing a safe and supportive living and learning environment dedicated to your success. Explore this page to discover your many sources for information and advising, plus a strong network of faculty and staff to support you through your university experience and beyond.
Supporting You on Your Journey
Your UC Santa Cruz journey will be supported by a fantastic community of dedicated staff members.
View our calendar of upcoming admissions events!
Quick facts about UC Santa Cruz, including admissions requirements, statistics, and a list of majors.
Experience UC Santa Cruz through photos, videos, sound clips, and more! Includes student stories, research projects, and lots of information about our exciting, inspiring campus.
Your success is our goal! Find out about the many resource centers and communities that are here to support you as a UC Santa Cruz student.
A complete guide to UCSC for African/Black/Caribbean students.
Potential transfer students, take a look here! This brochure summarizes what you need to know to prepare yourself for transferring, including information about a very special resource for California community college transfers: UCSC’s Transfer Preparation Program.
Quick facts about transferring to UC Santa Cruz, including QR codes so you can view other transfer students’ stories!
Bring a piece of home with you, and find spaces that feel like home for you on campus! Our guide to finding communities on campus that help you feel at home.
An introduction to the people, programs, and support that enrich the lives of American Indian students at UC Santa Cruz -- especially our American Indian Resource Center!
A bilingual guide to UCSC for Chicanx/Latinx students and families.
Your official source for information on university policies, departments, majors, and courses. Available online only.
English-language guide published by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Spanish-language guide published by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Explore your new UC Santa Cruz home early by enrolling in Summer Edge! Take courses, get credit, make new friends, and have fun.
Admissions Appeals Information
If you have applied to UC Santa Cruz and need to appeal a decision or a deadline, go here for more information.