Student Resources

Undergraduate Student Resources

  • ACE, Academic Excellence Honors Program
    Location/Contact:199 Baskin, 831-459-5280
    Offers academic support in selected math, science, and Baskin Engineering courses and other opportunities. Small workshop-style discussion sections are facilitated by professional section leaders.
  • Baskin Engineering Student Ambassadors (BESA)
    Our ambassadors are current students who have been trained to answer questions and provide information about our educational programs and the student experience at Baskin and at UC Santa Cruz.
  • Baskin Peer Advisors
    Peer Advisors provide front-line support services and information, answer major-related questions, and make referrals to campus services and resources.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
    We help students build new skills, learn how to manage stressors, build confidence, resolve problems, and identify alternatives to lead to success as a UCSC student.
  • CBSE Research Mentoring Institute
    Location/Contact: 501 Engineering 2, 831-459-1702
    The Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering Research Mentoring Institute supports diversity at UCSC and in genomic research by providing scholarships and mentored research training for underrepresented students. The RMI offers academic and professional advising, hands-on research training, and a scholarship for qualified UCSC undergraduates who are interested in genomic science and its ethical, legal, or social implications (ELSI). Graduate fellowships are also available for registered UCSC graduate students.
  • Disability Resource Center (DRC)
    Location/Contact:146 Hahn Student Services, 831-459-2089
    Academic support services to students with disabilities. Referral to learning assessment re: information processing difficulties. Equipment loan, orientation to adaptive software, etc.
  • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
    Location/Contact: 121 ARCenter, 831-459-2296
    Provides a variety of academic and personal support programs designed to improve the retention and academic success of first-generation college students from low-income and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds and to ensure they successfully complete their undergraduate education and acquire the skills to prepare for graduate and professional school as well as future leadership roles.
  • Inclusive Excellence Hub (IEH)
    The Inclusive Excellence Hub provides access and academic excellence to historically underrepresented students through high impact practices and initiatives, changing the climate, and supporting faculty to implement innovative ideas for inclusive pedagogy.
  • Jobs and Internships
    Job and Internship resources for Baskin Engineering students.
  • Learning Support Services (LSS) 
    Location/Contact: 221 ARCenter, 831-459-4333 
    Provides a broad range of academic support services and programs including the Learning Center, individual tutoring, guided study groups for difficult courses.
  • Mentor Network
    The Baskin Engineering Mentor Network program enhances the student experience by linking students with alumni invested in their success — a person ready to listen, inspire, help navigate challenges and recognize opportunities.
  • MESA Multicultural Engineering Program (MEP) 
    MEP is an academic learning community that offers advancement and professional development opportunities to students from groups which remain underrepresented in engineering. MEP facilitates the success of a diverse population of engineering students through continuum of services that support the needs of educationally disadvantaged students (e.g. first-generation college, academic factors, economic conditions). 
  • Professional Ethics and Integrity
    Learn about our code of ethics.
  • Services for Transfer and RE-Entry Students (STARS)
    Provides academic advising, workshops, tutoring and many other services.
  • Slug Cents
    SlugCents provides students with equal access to financial resources so they can understand the UCSC financial system, make informed decisions about planning for higher education, graduate with as little debt as possible, and learn lifelong skills.
  • Slug Support
    The goal of the Slug Support Program is to identify students of concern and develop an action plan focusing on retention through provision of support and resources.