Campus Resources

  • Counseling and Psychological Services 831-459-2628 (Crisis Assistance)
    CAPS staff provides the UCSC community with a wide rage o f mental health services, including short-term individual and couples counseling, group counseling, crisis assessment and intervention, and referral services. CAPS is staffed by Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Registered Nurses, Clinical Social Workers, Marriage & Family Counselors, Doctoral Interns and Post –Doctoral Fellows.
    Students contact CAPS for a wide range of reasons, including stress, depression, anxiety, eating and body image concerns, grief and loss, substance abuse, issues related to oppression, discrimination or harassment, personal identity issues, recovery from trauma, relationship concerns, family or academic problems, transitions or simply adjusting to the complex demands of university life.
  • Cowell Student Health Center, 831-459-2628
    Individual or group assistance with stress reduction, goal setting, motivation and behavioral health issues. Comprehensive services to facilitate effective student functioning.
  • Student Health Services
    Cowell Student Health Center, 831-459-2211
    Urgent care and scheduled appointments for illness or injury and preventive health services, dietician services, a dental clinic, vision and hearing screenings, Alcohol and Other Drug abuse prevention, and much more.

UCSC Publications

  • UCSC General Catalog
    The General Catalog is published every year and is your main source of reference for courses offered at this campus. It is available for sale at the Bay Tree Bookstore and can also be accessed via the web. Under each course-sponsoring agency (department, program, college, division) the catalog lists current courses with their descriptions, general education codes, prerequisites, and instructor(s). In addition the catalog includes general education and other graduation requirements, descriptions of each of the colleges, and UCSC faculty. The official requirements for each major are listed in the catalog, and students commit to a major program based on a particular catalog year.
  • The Navigator
    The Navigator is the undergraduate student handbook for UCSC. It contains the campus-wide policies and procedures for all UCSC undergrads. It also includes general education requirements, information about financial aid and fees, guidelines on academic standing/progress, and many campus services. The Navigator is only available online.
  • Schedule of Classes
    The quarterly Schedule of Classes is your guide to enrolling in classes: it provides the course numbers and descriptions for classes offered, and instruction on how to enroll (see below). Schedules of Classes are available at your college office and online approximately five weeks into the preceding quarter. The online Schedule of Classes is "Real Time" and as such, enrollment numbers listed reflect the actual number of students enrolled in courses at that moment.
  • MyUCSC
    You may use the the UCSC student portal MyUCSC to enroll in courses, view your student record as well as for student billing and account information, financial aid information, current course schedule, address updates, academic deadlines, personal calendar, and more.
  • Academic and Administrative Calendar
    Provides a calendar of important academic dates such as: instruction begin/end, finals, Advising Day, and holidays. These days will automatically appear on your calendar in MyUCSC.
  • Transfer Course Agreement
    ASSIST displays reports of how course credits earned at one California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST is the official repository of articulation agreements for California's colleges and universities.
  • For further information, please contact the School of Engineering Undergraduate Advising Office.