Resources for Parents and Families

Alumna Sarah Davis-Weyman and her mother, Terry Davis

Welcome to UC Santa Cruz. The college journey is an exciting and challenging time in the lives of students and their families. Your student will grow in ways beyond measure, and their experience at UCSC will leave an indelible mark on their personal development. We value the partnership with parents and other family members get involved and stay informed. (Pictured at right: Alumna Sarah Davis-Weyman and her mother, Terry Davis)

How to Stay Informed
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Parent Fund

Student Life
The 10 Colleges and University Housing Communities
Dean of Students Office
Dining Services
Other Services for Students

Health, Safety & Emergency Info
Counseling & Psychological Services
Crime Awareness & Campus Security Report (Clery Act)
CruzAlert Emergency Notification System
Police Department (831-459-2231) and Fire Department (831-459-3473)
See Something, Say Something, Do Something – Campus safety awareness campaign
Sexual Assault Prevention and Education
Student Health Center

Your Student's Business & Finances

Academic Support Services for Your Student

Campus Policies & Privacy
FERPA/Policy on Privacy of Student Records
Student Judicial Affairs
Title IX/Sexual Harassment Office
UCSC Principles of Community

More Campus Resources
Campus Events Calendar
Academic Calendar
Bay Tree Bookstore
Campus Map

Undergraduate Admissions
Guide for Parents & Families