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 before the end of October.

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 15; check your MyUCSC portal after November 6th to be sure you know when your enrollment appointment is. You will receive more information from your advisers prior to your enrollment time.

View the Transfer Advising Guide or the Frosh Advising Guide to begin to plan your first quarter and beyond.

Campus Closure

UCSC offices will close for the winter break from December 22 to Monday, January 1, 2019.

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 7, 2019