Slug Orientation Course Dates

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

All new frosh and transfer students that start fall quarter are required to enroll in the College 1A and Kresge 1T one unit course. Learn more about the course expectations and the orientation process to-do items for a successful course completion.

Online Orientation Course Dates

Learn to use/navigate Canvas. You will find links to these 4 parts in Canvas after the access date noted below.

Part Approximate Access Date Due Date
College 1A or Kresge 1T June 21 (follow the instructions carefully) August 26
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

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.