Virtual Events for Future Students

Admitted Students for Fall 2020 Click Here!

Connect Virtually with UC Santa Cruz

Are you thinking about applying to UC Santa Cruz for next year or beyond? See the schedule above for your chance to chat LIVE with UC Santa Cruz staff and students and find out more about the university -- from a student’s perspective. Find out why you should consider becoming a new Banana Slug!

‘Meet a Slug’ Chats

See the schedule above for your chance to chat live with current UC Santa Cruz students on topics including majors, social life, studying abroad, and more. Every Monday and Friday at 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time, they’ll be addressing different areas of interest. No sign-up required. Just click on the session you’d like to join in the calendar above for more details and a Zoom link. Drop in as many times as you like! 

UC Santa Cruz Information Sessions for High School Students

Join us to find out why UC Santa Cruz is "Different by Design!" Meet with current students and Admissions staff to learn more about what it means to be a Banana Slug. We'll discuss academics, student life, admissions requirements, the UC application, and more. Bring your questions to these virtual, LIVE sessions and get them answered in real time.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  1. Find the session that works for you in the calendar above.
  2. Sign up by clicking the Zoom link in the description.
Can't make it live? Check out the video clips from recordings of past sessions. The full presentation is broken down into short topic-specific clips so you can get just the information you are most interested to learn! 


Instagram Live: Slug Spotlight Series

Tune in to an Instagram Live event co-hosted from our campus account @UCSC and Admissions account @UCSCadmissions.

Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Pacific Time

For a schedule of upcoming events, consult the calendar on this page.

Transfer Information Sessions

Take the transfer path and get a UC Santa Cruz degree! If you’re thinking about applying to UC Santa Cruz as a transfer student for fall 2021 or later, join us at one of our online Transfer Information Sessions. This is a chance for you to meet an Admissions adviser and other potential transfer students to learn more about transfer admissions requirements, selection criteria, selective majors, and more.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  1. Find the session that works for you in the calendar above.
  2. Sign up by clicking the Zoom link in the description.
Can't make it live? Check out the video clips from recordings of past sessions. The full presentation is broken down into short topic-specific clips so you can get just the information you are most interested to learn! 

TAG Workshops

Get a transfer admission guarantee! The UC Santa Cruz TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee) is a formal agreement ensuring fall transfer admission in a desired major from a California community college. The TAG workshop will provide information on the requirements to earn a guarantee and explain the filing process and deadlines.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  1. Find the session that works for you in the calendar above.
  2. Sign up by clicking the Zoom link in the description.

Virtual Tour

Use the calendar at the top of this page to sign up for a LIVE Virtual Tour of our beautiful campus, hosted by our friendly, knowledgeable student tour guides and offered every weekday. You will be able to connect LIVE with the tour guides, ask questions, and view the campus through 360-degree photos.

Can't make it for any of those times? No problem. You are welcome to take a virtual tour any time. Our interactive, on-demand virtual tours feature the recorded voices of our student tour guides and are offered in five languages.

Apply for Fall 2021

The UC Application opened on August 1, 2020, and the filing period is November 1-30, 2020. We hope to review your application soon.

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Admitted Students for Fall 2020: ‘Meet a
Slug’ Chats

If you’ve enrolled at UC Santa Cruz for fall 2020, feel free to drop in on our ongoing ‘Meet a Slug’ Chats (see the calendar above for a schedule). The audience will be a mix of admitted students and future students. Get your questions answered LIVE!

Webinar Recording -- Keep Learning: Slug Style

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If you have a disability and wish to participate in an activity or event sponsored by the University, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting admissions@ucsc.edu. We will follow up with you individually.