Saturday, September 23

Download the free UCSC Colleges app to view college-specific Welcome Week information.

New Student Move-In Day (click here to see New Student Move-in College schedule)

College Academic Advising - MANDATORY for all new students!
Each college has an Academic Advising Orientation, most of which are held on Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday. Refer to your College's Welcome Week Schedule to find the date, time, and location of your college's Academic Advising Orientation.

ID Card Services: Open To ALL Students
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
ID Card Services Office (Quarry Plaza, near Bay Tree Bookstore)
Photos for student IDs; government issued ID required along with Student ID number. Card received at the time of service.  Also, open to all replacements, exchanges, and make-ups. Students living ON campus who took their photo at Summer Orientation may pick up their IDs at their college of residence during Move In. Students living OFF campus who took their ID photo at Summer Orientation may pick up their IDs at their college of affiliation’s Housing Office starting on September 18. Consult your college's Welcome Week Guide or contact your college Housing Office for location and hours.

Vendor Fair & Poster Sale
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Quarry Plaza
Visit “Dorm Central” at the Bay Tree Bookstore to equip your new living quarters with all you need to move in! From dorm fridges and microwaves to lamps, bedding and housewares. Select posters to decorate your room. Speak with local vendors and merchants. Register to vote, buy your Boardwalk Frolic ticket, look at special computer deals for UC students, and more.

Fall Welcome Week Information Table
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Quarry Plaza
Students from the Campus Orientation Office are available to answer questions about the Welcome Week schedule or any other questions you may have about the campus.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Office
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
205 Hahn Student Services
Advisers are available on a drop-in basis to assist students and their families with any questions regarding their financial aid awards, loan requirements, and more.

Student Housing Services
Noon - 4:00 p.m.
104 Hahn Student Services
Advisers are available on a drop-in basis to assist students with any questions regarding housing contract policies and procedures, housing and dining charges, payment plan options, meal plans, and more.

Residential Network (ResNet)
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed from 12-1pm) at Rachel Carson, Room 258
Noon - 4:30 p.m. at Cowell Conference Room 132
Noon - 4:30 p.m. at Porter Hitchcock Lounge
ResNet assists with Internet access on campus (Ethernet and WiFi) as well as with general computer repair.  Staff will be available for assistance during Welcome Week. Phone support available from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at 831-459-4638.

College Programs
Noon - 11:00 p.m.
Colleges will hold optional events and programs during this time, and some will hold mandatory events. Please refer to your college's Welcome Week schedule.