New Frosh Academic Advising

Welcome to John R. Lewis College!


Believe it or not, it's time to start thinking about enrollment for your first quarter at UCSC! In order to receive an enrollment appointment, you must complete Parts 1 and 2 of the orientation process.

Your enrollment appointment is how you enroll for classes in your MyUCSC student portal.

Some students have earlier appointment times. You will see your enrollment appointment date in your MyUCSC portal after July 20th.

Please visit the Orientation site for more information about the Slug Orientation requirements!:

Get Prepared...

The Frosh Advising information is designed to help you understand a typical quarter, the class selection process, and the basics of building your schedule--for Fall and beyond.  To ensure a smooth enrollment experience (and first quarter), please complete your Slug Orientation and review the New Student Advising information for frosh

Still Have Questions?

Summer Orientation:

All new frosh and transfer students are required to complete the online Slug Orientation in order to enroll in classes!  The online orientaiton program will help you prepare for your personal and academic life at  UC Santa Cruz.

Fall Orientation & Welcome Week:

There will also be a Mandatory College Advising Presentation during Welcome Week, after you move in. We will discuss: graduation requirements, university  policies, and what you need to know to begin your first year as successfully as possible! You will also have an opportunity to connect with your major advisers during Welcome Week.

AP or IB/H Exam Scores and General Education Requirements and Courses:

Did you take AP or IB/H exams?  Find out how your exam scores apply to classes and general education courses.  Admissions must receive your test scores by July 15.  

Learn About Resources

Get familiar with the numerous support resources that will be available to you at UCSC!