Contact Us

Mailing Address                 

UCSC Summer Session Office

1156 High Street

Santa Cruz, CA 95064


140 Hahn Student Services

See the Campus map for directions.


9:00am to 4:00pm

Monday through Friday

Closed on Saturdays & Sundays*


(831) 459-5373


Meet the Staff

Monica Parikh
Director of Summer Session
(831) 459-2525

Laura Wu-Ohlson
Coordinator of Summer Academies
(831) 459-3070

Jennifer Gallacher
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
(831) 459-3951

Nicole Madrigal
Business and Operations Manager
(831) 459-3783

Meet the Student Staff

  • Pa Jai Heu (PJ) is from the central valley and will be graduating soon with a BA in sociology. She is passionate about social justice and technology and is working towards a career in User Interface/User Experience design - designing for social change. PJ studied abroad in Taiwan and is a proud member of UCSC Hmong Student Association and is on the Hmong dance troupe, Nag Tshiab. 
  • Daisy Camposano is a first generation student from San Jose, CA. She is a Neuroscience major, thinking about medical school aspiring to become a pathologist. She enjoys long hikes and reading fictional books.
  • Zaire Armstrong is new to the team at Summer Session and a first-year student at UCSC. Originally from Los Angeles, she is currently considering a double major in Legal Studies and Linguistics with a concentration in German Language Studies. Aside from her studies, Zaire enjoys cross-country running as well as traveling. 

Summer Session staff photo

(Top left to right: Monica Santiago, PJ Heu, Nicole Madrigal, Monica Parikh, Daisy Camposano, Camille Torres, Bottom left to right: Laura Wu-Ohlson, Elizabeth Volz, Jennifer Hamilton, Jennifer Gallacher, Changyuan [Calvin] Liu, Zaire Armstrong)