Slug Orientation Course Dates

The Slug Orientation Course is required. In order to get an enrollment appointment, you must complete Parts 1 and 2 of the orientation process, and submit your official transcripts (and test scores if applicable) to the Admissions Office. When each part is available, access instructions will be sent to your UCSC email account (login to your UCSC email account now).

All new students are expected to participate fully in the online orientation process and pass the orientation one-unit course. Learn more about the course expectations and the orientation process to do items for successful course completion.

Online Orientation Course Dates

Orientation Course Parts Approximate Access Date Due Date
Part 1: Getting Started June 21 July 3
Part 2: Advising & Enrollment      July 5 July 16
Part 3: Understanding My University     August 10 August 26

The online orientation course is accessed via Canvas. Learn to use/navigate Canvas.

Participation and completion of the Slug Orientation Course process is required to receive one academic credit and to receive an early enrollment appointment date. Orientation is only online during the summer.

 Reminder that orientation is only online.