Major Presentations on Tuesday, September 21

Fall 2021 (updates in progress)

Be sure to attend the entire presentation for the major you intend to pursue at UCSC. If you are exploring and wish to attend more than one presentation, you may do so as long as your schedule allows you to attend the entire presentation for your primary major.

Note: Sesssions that explicitly say "All Students" are open to new students and continuing students. All other sessions are for new students only.

NOTE: Zoom links will be provided in the Welcome Week Canvas course; coming soon!

Major/Department

Who Time Zoom Link

Anthropology

 

All Students  9:00-10:30 a.m.  
We welcome all new Anthropology students to a presentation about major requirements and resources. Individual faculty will share their research interests and courses they will be teaching.
Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism All Students 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Zoom presentation

Art

 

All Students

10:00-12:00 p.m.

New Student Orientation with Faculty, Staff Research Associates and Administrative Staff introducing students to the Art Department, special programs, opportunities and faculty research. The Art Advisor will also be there to discuss program requirements, courses and answer questions.
Art & Design: Games & Playable Media (AGPM) All Students 9:00-11:45 a.m. (in-person & online)
  • New students who are proposed in Art & Design: Games & Playable Media are required to attend the simulcast Performance, Play & Design Department WELCOME PRESENTATION, either in-person or online from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
  • New AGPM undergraduates who can't attend the simulcast ADVISING SESSION (either in-person or online from 10:45-11:45 a.m., and who have not already had a one-on-one meeting with the AGPM Academic Advisor, should contact the advisor early in the fall quarter to ask about advising for the major: agpmadvising@ucsc.edu
  • All students are invited to attend the optional Digital Arts Research Center / AGPM Facilities Tour (in-person only), following the advising session.

 For more information and a link to the online stream, please click here.

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Frosh 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Chemistry & Biochemistry Fall Welcome for Frosh. Advisors will go over information about the department, the major, courses and more! 
Transfer 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Chemistry & Biochemistry Fall Welcome for transfers. Advisors will go over information about the department, the major, courses and more!

Community Studies

(new students only)

Frosh 11:00-12:00 p.m.
Learn about UCSC's premier interdisciplinary and experiential learning major with a community organizing learning model and goal of enacting lasting social change. This orientation presentation for incoming frosh will offer information about the Community Studies major's academic plan, required coursework and the program's signature full time field study.
Transfer 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Meet with the Community Studies Faculty Director and learn about UCSC's premier interdisciplinary and experiential learning major with a community organizing learning model and goal of enacting lasting social change. This orientation session is designed specifically for transfer students and will review the major's academic pathway and required coursework, beginning with fall quarter 2021.
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies All Students 10:00-11:30 a.m.
As CRES and Feminist Studies share core faculty, this be will a joint presentation. There will be an introduction by the CRES Director, Christine Hong followed by an overview of the CRES BA, the Black Studies Minor and the CRES+ EDUC MA/C 4+1 (masters' and teaching credential) program. You will also meet some of the key CRES faculty members.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
(Ecology & Evolution BS, Marine Biology BS, Plant Sciences BS, Biology BA)

All Students 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Join us to learn about majors, opportunities, and life in the Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department.

Economics
(Economics BA, Business Management Economics BA, Global Economics BA)

 

 

 

Frosh 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.

This orientation is your opportunity to learn about the Economics department, our academic programs, and receive academic advice. You will meet faculty, staff, student organizations, and begin to make connections. It is also a time to get your questions answered and have fun!

This orientation is different from the online Slug Orientation and is extremely beneficial for all newly admitted frosh, transfers and international students. All new students who are interested in our economics majors should attend.

Education, Democracy, and Justice B.A., Education Department

All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m.
Join us to learn more about the EDJ major and pathways to teaching!
Earth Science Transfer Only 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Earth Science (EART) transfer students, join us for the EART fall orientation! This is your opportunity to learn more about the EART/ANTH combined major, the EART major and its concentrations, meet with the faculty and staff advisors and find out how to make the most out of your time at UCSC. We will cover how advising and communication works on campus, student support and campus resources, and opportunities as an EART student like study abroad and undergraduate research. We will also review transfer academic plans and discuss major declaration.

Earth and Planetary Sciences

and

Environmental Sciences

 

Frosh Only 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Please join us for the Earth and Environmental Sciences fall orientation. This is your opportunity to learn about the Environmental Science (ESCI) and Earth Sciences (EART) majors. Faculty and staff advisors will present how advising and communication works, what student support and campus resources are available, what the major requirements are, and the opportunities for study abroad and undergraduate research while at UCSC. We will also have a Q&A with a live student panel so you can ask your questions and learn how to make the most out of your time at UCSC. All students are welcome.

Environmental Sciences Transfer Only 9:00-9:45 a.m.

Environmental Science (ESCI) transfer students, join us for the ESCI fall orientation! This is your opportunity to learn more about the ESCI major, meet with the faculty and staff advisors and find out how to make the most out of your time at UCSC. We will cover how advising and communication works on campus, student support and campus resources, and opportunities as an ESCI student like study abroad and undergraduate research. We will also review transfer academic plans and discuss major declaration.

Environmental Studies Frosh 9:00-10:15 a.m.
Transfer 10:45-12:00 p.m.
Welcome to the Environmental Studies Department! Please join us at our department orientation to learn more about our majors, learning objectives, and exciting opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!  
Feminist Studies All Students 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Feminist Studies (FMST) and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) combined Welcome and Orientation. New incoming FMST and CRES Students are invited to this Welcome Week Event where you'll learn more about Feminist Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, and, most importantly, meet our awesome faculty and hear about their upcoming classes and areas of research and interest. A brief Q&A will follow.
Film and Digital Media All Students 10:00-12:00 p.m.
Please join us for a general overview of the Film and Digital Media program and hear our faculty speak about our curriculum. Followed by an open Q&A.
History Department All Students

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Part I: Learn why majoring in history is a great choice for understanding the world we live in today. Meet some of the history faculty and learn about the exciting educational opportunities available to history majors: research, study abroad, internships, and more!

Part II: Meet with individual History faculty members in their personal Zoom meeting rooms!

Register to receive the Zoom link: https://ucsc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwoc-GqrTMiEtXo5jxn-u7gG59vaHhXFpDj

History of Art and Visual Culture All Students 10:00-12:00 p.m.
We would like to invite you to attend the History of Art and Visual Culture (HAVC) Department's Fall Orientation. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn what makes HAVC so unique, hear from faculty about their work, and get your questions answered about program requirements and enrichment opportunities. 
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m.

Join undergraduate program staff, peer advisors, and LALS faculty for an introduction to our department community. We'll talk about research happening in LALS, requirements and opportunities for students, and the resources that will support your transition to UCSC. We'll be happy to answer any questions you have.

Legal Studies All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m.
Come meet Legal Studies faculty, advising staff, and receive detailed information about our program of study and other opportunities. Students proposed in the Legal Studies Major will receive an email a week in advance with information about our major along with a Zoom link to attend our Welcome Session.

Linguistics Department

 

All Students 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Fall welcome and orientation for new and prospective Linguistics and Language Studies majors. Faculty will be present to describe the program and the courses they will be offering. Undergraduate advisor will go over major requirements.

Literature All Students 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Welcome—and welcome back—to the Literature Department! All students are invited to our Fall Orientation, at which you'll meet professors and staff, learn about the major, minor, and opportunities available to literature students, and see other literature enthusiasts. Our faculty will be on hand to discuss the Literature major and minor and to provide information about the Creative Writing concentration. We look forward to seeing you on September 21!
Math All Students
1:30-3:00 p.m.
New Undergraduates Information Session.

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
(MCD Biology BS, Neuroscience BS, Biology BS, Human Biology BS)

Frosh only 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Please join the Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Department Faculty and Academic Advisers for an overview of the department courses, research, requirements and more!
Transfer only 1:00-2:00 p.m.
 Please join the Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Department Faculty and Academic Advisers for an overview of the department, courses, research, requirements and more!
Music All Students 9:00-9:45 a.m.
The Music advisor will be going over Major and Minor programs, as well as classes to take in Fall to begin these programs. And the advisor will also discuss opportunities for non-majors (like lessons, ensembles, and GE courses), will also be going over information regarding the theory placement exam. 
Politics

 

New students only 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Come meet the Politics faculty, staff advisor and receive detailed information about our program of study. New Politics frosh and transfer students will receive a Zoom link a day prior.
Philosophy All Students 11:00-12:30 p.m.
The Philosophy department orientation will welcome new students (transfer and 4-year students) to UCSC and the Philosophy major. We will review the requirements, offer tips for success, and answer any questions.
Physics All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m.

Informal introduction to both staff and faculty, with the opportunity to engage with other UCSC Physics Department students both new and returning.

Psychology and Cognitive Studies 

(new students only)

Frosh 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Incoming Frosh fall orientation for proposed Psychology and Cognitive Science majors.
Transfer 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Incoming Transfer fall orientation for proposed Psychology and Cognitive Science majors..

School of Engineering (BSOE)- These sessions are for new students only.
BSOE Frosh Student Webinar Frosh 9:00-9:45 a.m.
The Webinar is primarily focused on answering student's questions by School of Engineering Undergraduate Advising Staff. Prior to the webinar, a presentation will be emailed to students from BSOE Advising in the form of a video that will cover important information re: BSOE Majors. After reviewing the video, students who have questions will be asked to submit them ahead of the Webinar (a link to a google form will be emailed to all students prior to Fall Welcome Week).
BSOE Transfer Student Webinar Transfer 10:00-10:45 a.m.
The Webinar is primarily focused on answering student's questions by School of Engineering Undergraduate Advising Staff. Prior to the webinar, a presentation will be emailed to students from BSOE Advising in the form of a video that will cover important information re: BSOE Majors. After reviewing the video, students who have questions will be asked to submit them ahead of the Webinar (a link to a google form will be emailed to all students prior to Fall Welcome Week).
Applied Mathematics Major Session Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Students are required to attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar, and review the video that was sent to them from BSOE advising prior to attending their major session.
Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics, and Biotechnology Major Session Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Students are required to attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar, and review the video that was sent to them from BSOE advising prior to attending their major session.
Computer Science Major Session

 

Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Only students who were admitted as proposed Computer Science majors should attend this session. Students who are pursuing the Computer Science: Computer Game Design major should attend the Computer Science: Computer Game Design major session.

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them, and attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Computer Science: Computer Game Design Major Session

 

Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.

Students who are pursuing the Computer Science: Computer Game Design major should attend this session. Students who are pursuing Computer Science: Computer Game Design SHOULD NOT attend the Computer Science Major Session, as that is intended for Computer Science majors (not Game Design) only.

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Computer Engineering/ Network and Digital Technology Major Session Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE Advising, and attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.
Computer Engineering/ Network and Digital Technology Major Session Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.
Electrical Engineering Major Session Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.
Robotics Major Session Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.
Technology & Information Management Session Frosh & Transfer 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.
Come Get Your BSoE Swag!
Frosh & Transfer 1:00-2:00 p.m. Engineering Courtyard
Sociology All Students 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Join us for introduction to the department, our faculty, and campus opportunities.
Spanish Studies All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m.
Zoom Presentation
Theater Arts All Students 9:00-11:45 a.m. (in-person & online)

Theater Arts Fall Welcome & Orientation Events

  • New Students who are proposed in Theater Arts are required to attend the simulcast Performance, Play & Design Department WELCOME PRESENTATION, either in-person or online from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
  • New Theater Arts undergraduates who can't attend the simulcast ADVISING SESSION (either in-person or online from 10:45-11:45 a.m., and who have not already had a one-on-one meeting with the Theater Arts Academic Advisor, Moon Rinaldo, should make an appointment to meet with her early in the fall quarter (appointments are made using Slug Success: https://slugsuccess.ucsc.edu).
  • All students are invited to attend the optional Theater Arts Facility Tour (in-person only), following the advising session.
  • Any UCSC student who is interested in the Theater Arts major or minor or the Dance minor is invited to attend any of these events.

For more information and a link to the online stream, please click here.

 

 

 

Major/Department

Who

Time

Zoom Link

Anthropology

 

All Students

9:00-10:30 a.m.  

https://ucsc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0-xt9omYSE6gQG4RxzaegA 

Meeting ID: 969 8333 8269

Passcode: 774148

We welcome all new Anthropology students to a presentation about major requirements and resources. Individual faculty will share their research interests and courses they will be teaching.

Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism

All Students

10:00-11:00 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/98913846187?pwd=LzVIdzRpUlNaUHpFd3R6ZmYvL1VGZz09 

Zoom presentation

Art

 

All Students

10:00-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/97930277641?pwd=bFFCc09NeVpqWmRFL0w5ZGw1YWZZZz09 

New Student Orientation with Faculty, Staff Research Associates and Administrative Staff introducing students to the Art Department, special programs, opportunities and faculty research. The Art Advisor will also be there to discuss program requirements, courses and answer questions.

Art & Design: Games & Playable Media (AGPM)

All Students

9:00-11:45 a.m.

(in-person & online)

Click here (Links to an external site.) to access link

  • New students who are proposed in Art & Design: Games & Playable Media are required to attend the simulcast Performance, Play & Design Department WELCOME PRESENTATION, either in-person or online from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
  • New AGPM undergraduates who can't attend the simulcast ADVISING SESSION (either in-person or online from 10:45-11:45 a.m., and who have not already had a one-on-one meeting with the AGPM Academic Advisor, should contact the advisor early in the fall quarter to ask about advising for the major: agpmadvising@ucsc.edu
  • All students are invited to attend the optional Digital Arts Research Center / AGPM Facilities Tour (in-person only), following the advising session.

 For more information and a link to the online stream, please click here (Links to an external site.).

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Frosh

9:00-10:00 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/99501799582?pwd=YjZxNmIrYTBkTVllRE9NeFlrTGsxUT09 

Meeting ID: 995 0179 9582

Passcode: chemhello

Chemistry & Biochemistry Fall Welcome for Frosh. Advisors will go over information about the department, the major, courses and more! 

Transfer

10:00-11:00 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/99501799582?pwd=YjZxNmIrYTBkTVllRE9NeFlrTGsxUT09 

Meeting ID: 995 0179 9582

Passcode: chemhello

Chemistry & Biochemistry Fall Welcome for transfers. Advisors will go over information about the department, the major, courses and more!

Community Studies

(new students only)

Frosh

11:00-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/99491864889?pwd=YnNETWN3alBseWw5Y2lZSFdwZHlJUT09

Learn about UCSC's premier interdisciplinary and experiential learning major with a community organizing learning model and goal of enacting lasting social change. This orientation presentation for incoming frosh will offer information about the Community Studies major's academic plan, required coursework and the program's signature full time field study.

Transfer

12:30-1:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/91768558474?pwd=M0tvbWpDbmQvajhwUmUzOWxrYW1mdz09

Meet with the Community Studies Faculty Director and learn about UCSC's premier interdisciplinary and experiential learning major with a community organizing learning model and goal of enacting lasting social change. This orientation session is designed specifically for transfer students and will review the major's academic pathway and required coursework, beginning with fall quarter 2021.

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

All Students

10:00-11:30 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/91793798939?pwd=VDVsR3I1cnA1dWgvazBmTUM1S2hoZz09 

Meeting ID: 917 9379 8939

Passcode: 734706

As CRES and Feminist Studies share core faculty, this be will a joint presentation. There will be an introduction by the CRES Director, Christine Hong followed by an overview of the CRES BA, the Black Studies Minor and the CRES+ EDUC MA/C 4+1 (masters' and teaching credential) program. You will also meet some of the key CRES faculty members.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

All Students

10:00-11:30 a.m.

Pending

Join us to learn about majors, opportunities, and life in the Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department.

Economics

 

 

 

Frosh

10:00-11:00 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/92238784162?pwd=MkI0akFnZElaUVg5UVdtR1NkL 

Meeting ID: 922 3878 4162

Passcode: 009905

Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/99712232209?pwd=TTlTK1VsOGsxVlUyOXVlSkxCYlJudz09 

Meeting ID: 997 1223 2209

Passcode: 761700

This orientation is your opportunity to learn about the Economics department, our academic programs, and receive academic advice. You will meet faculty, staff, student organizations, and begin to make connections. It is also a time to get your questions answered and have fun!

This orientation is different from the online Slug Orientation and is extremely beneficial for all newly admitted frosh, transfers and international students. All new students who are interested in our economics majors should attend.

Education, Democracy, and Justice B.A., Education Department

All Students

11:00-12:00 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/95895058984?pwd=OGhKSG52bmlYd1lkeUlZVHhJZmVuQT09

Meeting ID: 958 9505 8984

Passcode: 494653

Join us to learn more about the EDJ major and pathways to teaching!

Earth Science

Transfer Only

11:30-12:30 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/97223061463?pwd%3DN2svb2F5aE1ZcWMreHVYMkEyVG1vQT09 

Meeting ID: 972 2306 1463

Passcode: F2021

Earth Science (EART) transfer students, join us for the EART fall orientation! This is your opportunity to learn more about the EART/ANTH combined major, the EART major and its concentrations, meet with the faculty and staff advisors and find out how to make the most out of your time at UCSC. We will cover how advising and communication works on campus, student support and campus resources, and opportunities as an EART student like study abroad and undergraduate research. We will also review transfer academic plans and discuss major declaration.

Earth and Planetary Sciences

and

Environmental Sciences

 

Frosh Only

10:00-11:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/91748428381?pwd=VW5xUktEREJXd0Q0T3poSEwrZS9YQT09 

Meeting ID: 917 4842 8381

Passcode: F2021

Please join us for the Earth and Environmental Sciences fall orientation. This is your opportunity to learn about the Environmental Science (ESCI) and Earth Sciences (EART) majors. Faculty and staff advisors will present how advising and communication works, what student support and campus resources are available, what the major requirements are, and the opportunities for study abroad and undergraduate research while at UCSC. We will also have a Q&A with a live student panel so you can ask your questions and learn how to make the most out of your time at UCSC. All students are welcome.

Environmental Sciences

Transfer Only

9:00-9:45 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/92364787424?pwd=MWgwQjBSdmtmaDVWQ0lsNnNpTFpCZz09 

Meeting ID: 923 6478 424

Passcode: F2021

Environmental Science (ESCI) transfer students, join us for the ESCI fall orientation! This is your opportunity to learn more about the ESCI major, meet with the faculty and staff advisors and find out how to make the most out of your time at UCSC. We will cover how advising and communication works on campus, student support and campus resources, and opportunities as an ESCI student like study abroad and undergraduate research. We will also review transfer academic plans and discuss major declaration.

Environmental Studies

Frosh

9:00-10:15 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/4876338684?pwd=pW9sy2jeLuE 

Meeting ID: 487 633 8684

Passcode: 583140

Transfer

10:45-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/4876338684?pwd=pW9sy2jeLuE 

Meeting ID: 487 633 8684

Passcode: 583140

Welcome to the Environmental Studies Department! Please join us at our department orientation to learn more about our majors, learning objectives, and exciting opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there!  

Feminist Studies

All Students

10:00-11:30 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/91793798939?pwd=VDVsR3I1cnA1dWgvazBmTUM1S2hoZz09 

Meeting ID: 917 9379 8939

Passcode: 734706

Feminist Studies (FMST) and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) combined Welcome and Orientation. New incoming FMST and CRES Students are invited to this Welcome Week Event where you'll learn more about Feminist Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, and, most importantly, meet our awesome faculty and hear about their upcoming classes and areas of research and interest. A brief Q&A will follow.

Film and Digital Media

All Students

10:00-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/97793558839?pwd=N3hwT2Nrakl1cXRDdzQxNHNrU0Mrdz09 

Please join us for a general overview of the Film and Digital Media program and hear our faculty speak about our curriculum. Followed by an open Q&A.

History Department

All Students

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://ucsc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwoc-GqrTMiEtXo5jxn-u7gG59vaHhXFpDj (Links to an external site.)

Part I: Learn why majoring in history is a great choice for understanding the world we live in today. Meet some of the history faculty and learn about the exciting educational opportunities available to history majors: research, study abroad, internships, and more!

Part II: Meet with individual History faculty members in their personal Zoom meeting rooms!

Register to receive the Zoom link.

History of Art and Visual Culture

All Students

10:00-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/93683548785?pwd=OUtFOG1zTEdNMHM1dG5MdXlvMS94QT09 

Meeting ID: 936 8354 8785

Passcode: 445354

We would like to invite you to attend the History of Art and Visual Culture (HAVC) Department's Fall Orientation. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn what makes HAVC so unique, hear from faculty about their work, and get your questions answered about program requirements and enrichment opportunities. 

Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS)

All Students

11:00-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/92913485165?pwd=K1NtUWdlZTJ5QlJEZys2TkF4V0ZOdz09 

Meeting ID: 929 1348 5165

Passcode: 272566

Join undergraduate program staff, peer advisors, and LALS faculty for an introduction to our department community. We'll talk about research happening in LALS, requirements and opportunities for students, and the resources that will support your transition to UCSC. We'll be happy to answer any questions you have.

Legal Studies

All Students

11:00-12:00 p.m.

Join Zoom Meeting https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/93419799122?pwd=OEIwQi8xbVRUYzc2RG14d3BLRFRwUT09 (Links to an external site.)  

Meeting ID: 934 1979 9122

Passcode: 521780

Come meet Legal Studies faculty, advising staff, and receive detailed information about our program of study and other opportunities. Students proposed in the Legal Studies Major will receive an email a week in advance with information about our major along with a Zoom link to attend our Welcome Session.

Linguistics Department

 

All Students

10:00-11:30 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/98181915638?pwd=VkNVNDVxdnRCY0RBMkIzaE5SOXl0Zz09 

Fall welcome and orientation for new and prospective Linguistics and Language Studies majors. Faculty will be present to describe the program and the courses they will be offering. Undergraduate advisor will go over major requirements.

Literature

All Students

10:00-11:30 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/95142914118?pwd=ZW02T0NjN1JQT24rUlFHS29RMFRqZz09 

Welcome—and welcome back—to the Literature Department! All students are invited to our Fall Orientation, at which you'll meet professors and staff, learn about the major, minor, and opportunities available to literature students, and see other literature enthusiasts. Our faculty will be on hand to discuss the Literature major and minor and to provide information about the Creative Writing concentration. We look forward to seeing you on September 21!

Math

All Students

1:30-3:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/my/ucscmathadvsn 

Passcode: 229084

New Undergraduates Information Session.

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

(MCD Biology BS, Neuroscience BS, Biology BS, Human Biology BS)

Frosh only

9:00-10:00 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/96158371915?pwd=M3haeldOcXdJdUJ1eXdETFVMeE1xZz09 

Meeting ID: 961 5837 1915

Passcode: 076269

Please join the Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Department Faculty and Academic Advisers for an overview of the department courses, research, requirements and more!

Transfer only

1:00-2:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/92755417150?pwd=TUV3ZTk1N1Z2cEtOTWxZbjVyVnNMUT09 

Meeting ID: 927 5541 7150

Passcode: 451390

Please join the Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Department Faculty and Academic Advisers for an overview of the department, courses, research, requirements and more!

Music

All Students

9:00-9:45 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/93245465098?pwd=OUNZME45SXllVWFhV3hDbGVPNm9Odz09 

Meeting ID: 932 4546 5098

Passcode: 264391

The Music advisor will be going over Major and Minor programs, as well as classes to take in Fall to begin these programs. And the advisor will also discuss opportunities for non-majors (like lessons, ensembles, and GE courses), will also be going over information regarding the theory placement exam. 

Politics

 

New students only

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Link will be sent to new Politics frosh and transfer students directly.

Come meet the Politics faculty, staff advisor and receive detailed information about our program of study. New Politics frosh and transfer students will receive a Zoom link a day prior.

Philosophy

All Students

11:00-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/97513248384?pwd=ODFnTlQyVmh2NlAvUEVVWWE0YWJ3QT09 

The Philosophy department orientation will welcome new students (transfer and 4-year students) to UCSC and the Philosophy major. We will review the requirements, offer tips for success, and answer any questions.

Physics

All Students

11:00-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/91472334752?pwd=Yk1UbkFYeFZ0M2Y2WlR5SGN5ZHF5QT09 

Informal introduction to both staff and faculty, with the opportunity to engage with other UCSC Physics Department students both new and returning.

Psychology and Cognitive Studies 

(new students only)

Frosh

9:00-10:00 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/93327642805?pwd=azVucDlCSzdRNWhjZ093SzcrK1d1dz09 

Meeting ID: 933 2764 2805

Passcode: 961582

Incoming Frosh fall orientation for proposed Psychology and Cognitive Science majors.

Transfer

10:00-11:00 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/91050933602?pwd=UjkycXFVV2xkdElyZVpTNWlqbU1ZUT09 

Meeting ID: 910 5093 3602

Passcode: 958821

Incoming Transfer fall orientation for proposed Psychology and Cognitive Science majors..

School of Engineering (BSOE)- These sessions are for new students only.

BSOE Frosh Student Webinar

Frosh

9:00-9:45 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/s/94755155558 (Links to an external site.)

The Webinar is primarily focused on answering student's questions by School of Engineering Undergraduate Advising Staff. Prior to the webinar, a presentation will be emailed to students from BSOE Advising in the form of a video that will cover important information re: BSOE Majors. After reviewing the video, students who have questions will be asked to submit them ahead of the Webinar (a link to a google form will be emailed to all students prior to Fall Welcome Week).

BSOE Transfer Student Webinar

Transfer

10:00-10:45 a.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/s/95929859337 (Links to an external site.)

The Webinar is primarily focused on answering student's questions by School of Engineering Undergraduate Advising Staff. Prior to the webinar, a presentation will be emailed to students from BSOE Advising in the form of a video that will cover important information re: BSOE Majors. After reviewing the video, students who have questions will be asked to submit them ahead of the Webinar (a link to a google form will be emailed to all students prior to Fall Welcome Week).

Applied Mathematics Major Session

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/91897077972?pwd=SDhuUDFnbitZNENXakdjcDI5WEhpdz09 (Links to an external site.)

Students are required to attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar, and review the video that was sent to them from BSOE advising prior to attending their major session.

Biomolecular Engineering and Bioinformatics, and Biotechnology Major Session

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/93120872286?pwd=RFl2RlJRU1JCS0N6R0hGajZXYTh0dz09 (Links to an external site.)

Students are required to attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar, and review the video that was sent to them from BSOE advising prior to attending their major session.

Computer Science Major Session

 

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/97078885849 (Links to an external site.)

Only students who were admitted as proposed Computer Science majors should attend this session. Students who are pursuing the Computer Science: Computer Game Design major should attend the Computer Science: Computer Game Design major session.

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them, and attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Computer Science: Computer Game Design Major Session

 

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/95850483590?pwd=UTJSZ3I5Z3FEK3NQckNSdGw2dXh4UT09 (Links to an external site.)

Students who are pursuing the Computer Science: Computer Game Design major should attend this session. Students who are pursuing Computer Science: Computer Game Design SHOULD NOT attend the Computer Science Major Session, as that is intended for Computer Science majors (not Game Design) only.

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Computer Engineering/ Network and Digital Technology Major Session

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

Pending

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE Advising, and attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Computer Engineering/ Network and Digital Technology Major Session

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

Pending

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Electrical Engineering Major Session

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

Pending

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Robotics Major Session

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/95890941812?pwd=VE13cFdQSkpFd0l2aXpXakxsNEwvZz09 (Links to an external site.)

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Technology & Information Management Session

Frosh & Transfer

11:30-12:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/96027418450?pwd=REx1Wlhad2hwN2h4NjNlVS9QRlI5Zz09 (Links to an external site.)

Students should first review the video that will be emailed to them from BSOE advising, and also attend the BSOE frosh or transfer Webinar prior to attending their major session.

Come Get Your BSoE Swag!

Frosh & Transfer

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Engineering Courtyard

Sociology

All Students

12:00-1:30 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/98986965895?pwd=UCtzUmkzZkpNQklsWjRyam0wMGV5Zz09 

Meeting ID: 989 8696 5895

Passcode: 878685

Join us for introduction to the department, our faculty, and campus opportunities.

Spanish Studies

All Students

11:00-12:00 p.m.

https://ucsc.zoom.us/j/4712467066?pwd=NUkzZEhjallpQWdWcGc1Yk9HeTJudz09 

Zoom Presentation

Theater Arts

All Students

9:00-11:45 a.m.

(in-person & online)

Click here to access link

Theater Arts Fall Welcome & Orientation Events

  • New Students who are proposed in Theater Arts are required to attend the simulcast Performance, Play & Design Department WELCOME PRESENTATION, either in-person or online from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
  • New Theater Arts undergraduates who can't attend the simulcast ADVISING SESSION (either in-person or online from 10:45-11:45 a.m., and who have not already had a one-on-one meeting with the Theater Arts Academic Advisor, Moon Rinaldo, should make an appointment to meet with her early in the fall quarter (appointments are made using Slug Success: https://slugsuccess.ucsc.edu.
  • All students are invited to attend the optional Theater Arts Facility Tour (in-person only), following the advising session.
  • Any UCSC student who is interested in the Theater Arts major or minor or the Dance minor is invited to attend any of these events.

For more information and a link to the online stream, please click here.