How-to Videos

This page contains How-To videos that will provide you with information and support on a wide variety of topics. Explore this page to learn everything from how to enroll for classes to what to bring to college! If you need help with anything not covered in these videos, be sure to email your Orientation Leader Team.

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Enrollment

Prepare For Enrollment


Learn how to use your MyUCSC student portal so you can search and add classes to your shopping cart. Be ready for enrollment!

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Verify AP Scores


Learn about AP scores, class replacements, and the verification of transfer credit form.

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Use MyScheduler


Learn to use MyScheduler to create multiple schedules and compare class times. Note: MyScheduler does not enroll you in classes!

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Enrollment Prerequisites/Corequisites


Learn the difference between prereqs and coreqs, and how they affect your enrollment.

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Enrollment Time Conflicts


Can't enroll in your classes? Learn how to resolve time conflicts!

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Enrollment Restrictions


Can't enroll in your classes? Learn how about enrollment restrictions!

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Waitlist


Class closed? Try the waitlist option! This video will show you how to do that.

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Adjust Your Schedule


Need to adjust your schedule? Learn how to drop, swap, and edit your classes!

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Use Permission Numbers


Have a permission number? Learn how to use them in your MyUCSC portal.

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Transitioning to University Life

Pack For College


Learn how to pack light for college and dorm/apartment life.

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Prepare For Move-In
and Fall Welcome Week


Learn how to prepare for Move-in day and Fall Welcome Week!

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Living With Roommates


Living with roommates is a big adjustment. Learn strageties for a smooth transition.

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Have A Successful First Quarter


Your first quarter is a big transition. Learn how to utilize campus resources!

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Get Involved


College is more than just classes! Learn how to get involved in UCSC organizations/clubs.

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Manage Your Time


Learn some time management strategies to help you be successful in college.

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Get Around (On and Off Campus)


This video goes over the transportation options available to you from on campus.

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Get To Know Santa Cruz


Learn about the resources available to you in the city of Santa Cruz.

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