Using MyUCSC Portal

Learn to use MyUCSC

Becoming familiar with the functionality of your MyUCSC portal is critical for your academic success at UC Santa Cruz! Use this link to gain access to YouTube using a university-provided VPN service.

Password for your MyUCSC portal

Your CruzID and CruzID Gold Password, along with instructions for logging in to the portal, were emailed to you by the Office of Admissions between January and March. If you have difficulty logging into the portal, please email the UC Santa Cruz Help Desk at, using the email account that you entered on your UC Application. The Help Desk is available weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Admission Dates and Deadlines

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