Your To-Do Orientation List

Your success is our goal! Follow the to-do list below to complete all of your orientation course requirements to ensure that you pass the course and receive your one unit of academic credit. We recommend you start each orientation part as soon as you gain access. You will receive information to your @ucsc email so make sure you check your email regularly!  

Stay engaged, add dates to your calendar, and do not miss a deadline!

JUNE
Item Note Due Date

Order All Official Transcripts (& Test Scores if applicable)

*Recommend that you order as early as possible (before May)

ONLY students who have submitted all required records by the deadline (test scores/transcripts) will be assigned an enrollment appointment. Students that have not submitted the required records will not be able to enroll in courses. In July
Upload your Slug Card Photo Easily upload your photo after April 1; read the instructions carefully July 3
Complete Part 1: Getting Started Access in Canvas (canvas.ucsc.edu) after June 21 July 3
Part 1 will take approximately 10 hours to complete.
     
JULY
Item Note Due Date
Official Transcripts Learn more at the Conditions of Admissions FAQ page July 1
Official Test Scores Learn more at the Conditions of Admissions FAQ page July 15
Complete Part 2: Advising & Enrollment Access in Canvas (canvas.ucsc.edu) after July 5
July 16

Prepare for Enrollment

Attend Virtual Advising Days sessions and review Part 2 to prepare for enrollment

Virtual Advising Days
(with your advisors)

Week of July 18-22 (all new students)

Your advisors will send you emails directly to your @ucsc.edu email explaining how to meet with them

 

Frosh Enrollment Dates

Week of July 25-29 (frosh)

You will receive your enrollment appointment date once we receive your official transcripts, and you complete Parts 1 and 2 of the orientation process

 
Part 2 will take approximately 10 hours to complete.
        
AUGUST
Item Note Due Date
Transfer Enrollment Dates

August 1-4 (transfer)

You will receive your enrollment appointment date once we receive your official transcripts, and you complete Parts 1 and 2 of the orientation process

 
Complete Part 3: Understanding My University August 10 Access in Canvas (canvas.ucsc.edu) after August 9
August 26
Reading Reflections for College 1A/Kresge 1T Submit your final reading reflection assignment August 26
Part 3 will take approximately 12 hours to complete.


All students are expected to fully and actively participate in
Fall Welcome Week.
 

Quick Links

Orientation Leaders Office Hours
Orientation Course Requirement 
Orientation dates and deadlines
 
Admissions dates and deadlines
Housing dates and deadlines
Financial Aid Timeline