Orientation

orientation staff

Orientation is designed to welcome new students and families to the university. While at Orientation, you will have the opportunity to enroll in fall quarter classes. You will also receive advising, tour the campus, learn about campus resources such as Learning Support Services, safety resources, the Health CenterFinancial Aid Office, the Ethnic Resource Centers, college and university housingstudent groupscareer services, take your student ID picture, and develop connections with students and staff who will assist in your academic and personal endeavors.

Participation in Summer Orientation is required for all Summer Academy students. International Academy students will be required to register for Frosh Orientation on Wednesday, July 26. Please see UCSC’s Summer Orientation page for more information about Summer Orientation, program dates, fees, and information on how to register. 

The deadline to register for Summer Orientation is Sunday, June 4. Failure to register for Summer Orientation by the deadline will result in a $30 late fee.

Questions about Summer Orientation? Contact orientation@ucsc.edu.