Visiting Student Registration

Registration is now closed. Visitor and fall admit Registration will reopen Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27 at 5:00 p.m. to register for Session 2 classes. No exceptions made after the deadline.

First Steps:
  • Submit your online registration 
  • If you have ever attended UCSC, please include your ID number.  If you are a visiting student, you may not have a UCSC ID number. If you are from another UC, provide your home campus ID to transfer your transcript(s) at the end of the summer. 
  • Pay the nonrefundable $50 registration fee.  We start processing your form after payment is complete.

After you Register:

  • Staff will begin processing the moment your payment is received - we want you to be able to start class Monday or Tuesday.
  • When processing is complete, you will receive an email with details, confirming you are now active to enroll in Session 2 courses. The add deadline is Thursday, August 2 at 11:59 p.m.
  • In the event that you aren't active and enrolled by Monday, go to your first class anyway so you don't miss anything.  If you don’t see the email by Wednesday, please contact us at Continue attending class in the meantime.
  • Please view our page on navigating MyUCSC for assistance with adding classes, changing passwords, etc.
  • Information on fees and tuition, housing, dining, parking, and summer advising can be found under fundamentals on our website.

Check Your UCSC Gmail:

  • Google powers the UCSC Email system. All faculty, staff, and students have an individual UCSC Google Gmail account (
  • All official UC and UCSC communication uses your email address.
  • All instructors will contact you via your UCSC email, especially important if you are in an online course. All online course information will go exclusively to your UCSC Gmail account.

Information on dates and deadlinesfees and tuitionhousingdining, and parking is under fundamentals on our website.