Welcome John R. Lewis College Families

Welcome John R. Lewis College families!

Congratulations and welcome to John R. Lewis College!  We think your student made the best choice in deciding to come to UC Santa Cruz, John R. Lewis College and we hope that their transition and time here is transformative. 
We know that parents, guardians, family members, and other loved ones want to stay connected to your student. Check here for information, FAQs and events for families
Please enjoy this welcome video from Provost Flora Lu and Senior Director for College Student Life, Sarah Woodside Bury.


Summer 2022 Virtual Family Gathering


Please see the recording from Family Day 2022, and a list of resources mentioned below.


UCSC Housing

JRL Residential Life


What to Bring

Dining Locations, Hours & Menus

Early Arrival Program

Frequently Asked Questions



John R. Lewis College Advising Email: jrlcadvising@ucsc.edu

John R. Lewis College Academic Advising

John R. Lewis College Frosh Seminar/Core Course

Links to your Major Advisors


Priority Enrollment

Support During Enrollment

College Scholars Program Courses

Student Space Available for Studying and Private Appointments on Campus

General Education Requirements

Getting Started in your Major: Frosh

 UCSC General Catalog

FERPA for Parents

Advanced Placement Exams (AP) and International Baccalaureate Higher Level Exams (IBH) 2022-2023


Key Dates for Registration and Enrollment

UC Santa Cruz Financial Aid Office


 Activities & Opportunities:

Fall Welcome Week 2022

Gym/ Recreation


COVID-19 & Health Resources:

UC SHIP Insurance Info

UCSC Student Health Center

Slug Strong COVID-19 Resources

Counseling & Psychologial Services

Slug Support Program Overview

Disability Resource Center


Undergrad Student Parking

 The Zipcar Program at UCSC

UCSC Bike Programs


Email Contacts:

Sarah Woodside Bury, Senior Director: sarahcw@ucsc.edu
Flora Lu, Provost: floralu@ucsc.edu
College Nine & John R. Lewis College Housing: 9housing10@ucsc.edu
John R. Lewis College Advising Email: tenadvising@ucsc.edu



This section contains resources for the family members/support people of our College Nine and John R. Lewis College students. Please click the links to learn more!
UCSC Family Guide for info regarding Admissions, Requirements, etc.
UCSC Families website for tons of helpful information, FAQs and important website links!