Winter Quarter Admits

Congratulations on your admission into one of the top recognized universities in the world, University of California Santa Cruz!

Students admitted for winter quarter should plan to speak directly with the department and college advisers prior to enrolling for classes. You will receive a detailed email message from with next steps for a successful transition information after you submit your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) with Admissions.

Registering for Classes

You may begin enrolling in classes online during your "enrollment appointment" time, which will be visible to you in your MyUCSC portal. Your enrollment appointment time will be scheduled for sometime after November 14; check your MyUCSC portal after November 3rd to know for sure when your enrollment appointment is- MARK YOU CALENDAR! You will receive more information from your advisers prior to your enrollment time.

Fully complete the Slug Orientation courses to prepare for your enrollment appointment, to begin to plan your first quarter and beyond, and to learn about important academic and social resources. You will be able to access the orientation courses via after you SIR with admissions.

Campus Closure

UCSC offices will close for the winter break from December 24 to Monday, January 1, 2020.

We recommend that you complete all communication with advisers, Admissions Office, Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid and Scholarship Office, etc. prior to December 8, or as early as possible.

Classes begin
Monday, January 6, 2020