Virtual Events for Future Students


Thank you for your interest in UC Santa Cruz! 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. We hope that one day, you’ll become one of our newest class of Banana Slugs!

‘Ask Me Anything’ Sessions

See the schedule above for your chance to ask a current Banana Slug anything! Chat live with current UC Santa Cruz students on topics including majors and academics, living in Santa Cruz, the residential colleges, social life, studying abroad, and more. Every Monday at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time, students will be addressing different areas of interest, and every Friday at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time is open for you to ask students and staff your most pressing questions. Come learn about what it's like to be a Banana Slug and why students said YES to UCSC!

Information Sessions for High School Students

During our virtual information session, you will learn how UC Santa Cruz is 'Different by Design', hear LIVE from current UCSC students, and find out about our admissions process.

LIVE 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. You will be able to connect LIVE with the tour guides, ask questions, and view the campus through 360-degree photos.

Recorded Virtual Tour (Multilingual)

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.

More Content! To see and hear videos of students, faculty, and staff, please access the Your University Decision Resource Page!

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 We will follow up with you individually.