Getting Started, Schedules and More

Use the documents below to plan and prepare for orientation, and to gain important information about UCSC resources and expectations.

Information updated for Summer 2018.

Getting Started (click to find your document)

FROSH                   TRANSFER                    INTERNATIONAL (frosh & transfer)

This document outlines in detail all the orientation information you will need to:

  1. learn about the orientation program
  2. orientation registration and fees
  3. important links to UCSC web pages
  4. resource information, and much, much more

Please make sure to read the entire Getting Started document carefully.

Tentative Schedule

View the documents below to get an overview of the program schedules. All information is subject to change.

Frosh One-day Program                    Transfer One-day Program        


List of items to complete prior to orientation, at orientation, and after attending orientation. 

Frosh                 Transfer

Unofficial Transcript Request

Some department advisers request transfer students to submit unofficial transcripts prior to orientation to facilate class enrollment on orientation day.