Prospective Students

Interested in becoming a student at the University of California, Santa Cruz? Students must declare themselves as either degree seeking or non degree seeking. 

  • Degree-seeking students intend to pursue coursework leading to a degree from UC Santa Cruz.
  • Non degree seeking (visiting) students intend to take a limited number of courses and have no intention of earning a degree from UC Santa Cruz.

Please refer to the admissions contact information below.

Degree Seeking Students


Non degree Seeking (Visiting) Students

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