orientation staff

Participation in Frosh Orientation is required for all Summer Academy students on Tuesday, July 24. 

We understand the July 24 date looks "full" but actually, the seats are being saved for you. Register for any open Orientation date ASAP. All Academy students will be moved into the July 24 session. The Orientation deadline is June 4, but dates may fill before then. You will accrue additional fees if you wait until after June 4 to make your orientation reservation.

Please see UCSC’s Summer Orientation page for more information about Summer Orientation, program dates, fees, and information on how to register. 

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.

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