Winter Quarter Admits

Important dates noted in the page.


You are expected to meet all deadlines, meet your Conditions of Admission, and complete the online Orientation Course via You are expected to make time to learn about the endless resources available to you at UCSC. You will receive a lot of information and are expected to read all information carefully. Ask for assistance, if needed.

You can connect with your Orientation Leader Team during Zoom drop-in hours.

What you need to complete prior to December:

Campus Closure

UCSC offices close for the winter break from December 23-January 2. Reopens January 3, 2025.

We recommend that you complete all communication with advisors, Admissions Office, Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, etc. prior to December 1, or as early as possible.

January and after