Start your UCSC career strong with the Transfer Academy. Over the summer you'll earn seven credits towards your degree by enrolling in two summer courses. Small class sizes and fewer people on campus allow you to connect with faculty, meet with academic advisers, and explore professional development opportunities. 

Come and experience a rigorous academic environment with dedicated faculty, small classes that support your success, and make connections with other new students before the rush of fall!


After accepting your admission to UCSC for fall, follow these steps:

  1. Register for the Summer Transfer Academy before the June 15 deadline (if you're an international student who needs I-20 documents, do not register here, instead use this easy process found here.)
  2. Submit Financial Aid Information
  3. Enroll in Courses
  4. Accept or Waive UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP)
  5. Meet the UC-wide Immunization and Tuberculosis (TB) risk screening compliance requirement
  6. (optional) Submit an on-campus housing application 
  7. Confirm your attendance in the Transfer Academy 
  8. Summer Academy: Transfer runs from Tuesday, July 23 - Saturday, August 31, 2019
Questions about the Transfer Academy? Email summeracademy@ucsc.edu or book a time to speak with a current UCSC student about their experiences.