Start this Summer

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to UC Santa Cruz - and you don’t have to wait until the fall to begin your journey. 

Instead, you can get a head start by joining Summer Edge from July 25 - August 26. Our specially designed five-week program includes taking accelerated Summer Session courses for full academic credit, making friends, residential living, Peer Mentors, and fun.

This is a one-time opportunity for new students, and the benefits include:

International students whose first language is not English also have the opportunity to take advanced academic writing in preparation for the expectations and workload of writing and research at UCSC.

Registration to join us this summer is open until June 15. 

Ready to take the Next Step?

If you decide not to participate in the Edge program, but still want to make degree progress this summer, you can choose an online/remote class through Summer Session. Follow the next steps for Summer Session here.

Questions today? You can email or book a time to talk to our staff or a current UCSC student about starting in the summer.