Thursday, September 21

View the interactive campus map and the campus walking map to help you get around campus. Use this time to walk around and become familiar with the campus. 


ID Card Services
Congratulations on becoming a Banana Slug! Your first student ID card is FREE! If you have submitted a photo through CloudCard, and your photo was approved, your card will be ready for you. If you did not submit a photo by September 1, you will pick up your card after October 6 once you submit your photo and after your photo gets approved. If you have yet to submit your photo, please go to the Photo Upload Instructions page then follow the photo submission guidelines. 

  • If you are living on campus, your ID card will be waiting for you when you check-in on your move-in day. 
  • If you are living off campus, between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. your ID card will be at the ID Card Services Office located on the second floor of the Bay Tree Campus Store. 
  • If you are picking up your ID Card after September 27, email to request a pick-up time. (After September 27, card pick-up will be by appointment only.)

Please Note: You will need a government issued ID along with your UCSC Student ID number at the time of pick up.


Bay Tree Campus Store 
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (PT)
Quarry Plaza
The Bay Tree Campus Store is your destination for a wide variety of Banana Slug apparel. The Campus store also features Apple Computers (at discounted education prices), Apple accessories, school supplies, art supplies, and gifts.

Purchasing Textbooks (Please note that textbooks are no longer sold on campus.)

The Bay Tree Campus Store Course Material Website operates completely online and can be visited at For more information, visit our website or call us at (831) 459-4216 or send an email to


Summer Session - Why Summer?
Drop-in 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (PT) or by appointment
257 Hahn Student Services
Drop into the office and pick up some summer swag or book a meeting through Slug Success to speak with a current student or staff member about the benefits of your optional fourth quarter. We can cover anything from the courses offered, to costs and financial aid eligibility, to on-campus housing.


Fall Welcome Week Information Table 
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (PT)
Quarry Plaza
Stop by to get your questions answered, meet other students, and chat with the Orientation Team. 


SlugCents Financial Wellness Program
Walk-in hours 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (PT) or by appointment after 10/27/23
Hahn Student Services 203 (next to Financial Aid)
Phone: 831-502-0781
The SlugCents Financial Wellness Program helps UCSC students build the knowledge and skills they need to feel more confident about their financial decisions - both during and after college. Stop by our office to learn about our financial workshops, confidential financial coaching appointments, online resources, and more!


Student Business Services (SBS): Financial Service Center 
Walk-in Hours from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (PT)  
SBS will be responding to phone calls from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (PT) 
Phone: 831-459-2107
102 Hahn Student Services
SBS will be available to answer questions about billing, making payments, signing up for direct deposit refunds, and information on Tuition Payment Plans for current registration fees.


Residential Computing (ResNet) 
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (PT)
Rachel Carson College Room 258
ResNet assists with residential networks (including ResWiFi and ResWiFi-devices) as well as with minor computer repair. Staff will be available via phone, email, and in-person support (no appointment needed). Call ResNet at 831-459-4638, email, or visit our website for more information.