Fall Spotlight 2022

Note: Fall Spotlight 2022 (November 5, 2022) has passed. Thank you to the hundreds of students and families who were our guests for an exciting day! Sign up for our mailing list to get notifications for next fall's event. In the meantime, if you'd like to visit the UC Santa Cruz campus, we encourage you to sign up for a campus tour.


Three sessions available:
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Each session consists of:

  • Tabling & Performances
  • Welcome and Presentation in Humanities Lecture Hall
  • Faculty Member Remarks
  • Student Panel Q&A
  • Student-led Campus Tour (Transfer-specific tour offered for each session)*
  • Shuttle Back to Parking Area

*During the 2:00 p.m. session, we will offer a tour for our guests needing mobility accommodations as outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Please email visits@ucsc.edu or call 831-459-4118 to discuss our modified options.

Parking is free

Students at Oakeschella event on campus

Faculty Remarks

Opening remarks from one of our esteemed professors and college provosts on the unique offerings at UC Santa Cruz.

Student Panel

Meet some Banana Slugs! In this frank and open discussion, student-to-student, a panel of current students will share their UC Santa Cruz experience with you. Bring your questions for the Q&A session!

Campus Tour

Join us on a walking tour of campus! This will be another chance for you to ask questions of our friendly, knowledgeable tour guides. Wear comfortable shoes for our spectacular, but hilly terrain. We look forward to meeting you and taking you on a tour of our beautiful campus! 


Tabling and Performances

Want to find out more about housing, student resources, or student organizations? Stop by our tables to speak with students and staff members from those areas. You may meet a future fellow clubmate! We’re also providing entertainment by student groups throughout the day. Enjoy!