Events

Saturday, April 4

Global Mentor Applications Open

Are you interested in helping new international frosh adjust to life in the US and UC Santa Cruz? Do you want to develop your leadership and intercultural...

Solitary Garden Virtual Tour

Solitary Garden is the participatory public sculpture and garden project by award-winning artist jackie sumell. Solitary Garden creatively advocates for the...

Virtual Senior Art Show: Dominic Ramirez

The UCSC Art Department is hosting virtual online senior shows for students that would have been exhibiting in the Eduardo Carrillo Gallery in the Elena...

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CANCELED Welcome to Cowell College

Join fellow alumni in the Cowell courtyard for an informal gathering of coffee, donuts, and conversation.

CANCELED: Fourth Annual Fun Run

Lace up those running shoes, gather up your friends and family, and come hit the trails on a fun course that will meander you through nearly every part of...

CANCELED: UCSC Campus Bioblitz

Join staff from the UCSC Natural Reserves and enthusiastic UCSC students, alumni, and members of the Santa Cruz community as we come together for a morning...

POSTPONED: Alumni Weekend 2020

After a thorough review of the impacts of the coronavirus, we’ve decided to reschedule Alumni Weekend 2020. Please watch this space for new dates!...

CANCELED: Athletics and Recreation #NewSlug2020 Rebranding Campaign

UC Santa Cruz Athletics and Recreation will be refreshing its brand identity during the 2019–2020 academic year, coinciding with the 40th year of the...

CANCELED: First Generation Initiative Welcomes Alumni Back to Campus

Welcoming back our first-gen alumni to campus, the UC Santa Cruz First Generation Initiative will be tabling in Quarry Plaza. Meet our team of current First...

CANCELED: Open House at the New Coastal Biology Building

The Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department welcomes all Slugs and their families to come experience the exciting research in ecology, evolution, and...

CANCELED: UCSC Fencing Alumni Weekend Tournament

Friendly fencing tournament with an emphasis on inviting the UCSC Fencing alumni to fence with UCSC Fencing Club members!

CANCELLED, but Giving Day is still on! Giving Day 2020 Table

Join the Giving Day Team in the Quarry Plaza to learn about this year's Giving Day projects and to make a gift to the Giving Day Challenge Fund. See you there!

CANCELED: A Walk in the Garden

Garden staff will give brief tours of the Stevenson Garden, describing our beds and processes as well as what is growing where and why.

CANCELED: Department of Computer Science and Engineering Alumni Celebration

CSE Alumni Celebration featuring an alumni panel, luncheon, and poster session.

CANCELED: Free First Saturday Garden Tour at the UCSC Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Join us for a free (with paid admission) docent-led tour of the UCSC Arboretum's extensive gardens on the First Saturday of every month, around the World in...

CANCELED: Observing [Our] Nature: A Conversation with John Laird on the state of water in California

Former California Secretary for Natural Resources John Laird (Stevenson '72, politics) will speak about the state of water in California.

CANCELED: Resource Center Brunch

Welcome back home, Banana Slugs! The Resource Centers at UCSC invite you to join us for a brunch to celebrate, reconnect, and mingle with other UCSC Resource...

CANCELED: Summer Session Tabling in Quarry Plaza

You Can Always Come Back in Summer! We would love to have you join us this summer for Summer Session! UC Santa Cruz Summer Session is open to all alumni,...

CANCELED: Book Launch: Seeds of Something Different: An Oral History of the University of California, Santa Cruz, co-sponsored by Merrill College

Celebrate the publication of a uniquely compelling book and the shared history it brings to life. Illustrated with rarely seen archival images, Seeds of...

CANCELED: Brunch Celebrating Rachel Carson’s Legacy

Join us for brunch and a program including: Presentations by the Paul Niebanck award recipient, the Headley chair, and the provostMimosas and locally...

Solitary Garden Virtual Tour

Solitary Garden is the participatory public sculpture and garden project by award-winning artist jackie sumell. Solitary Garden creatively advocates for the...

CANCELED: Norris Center Open House

Join us at the Norris Center for an open house showcasing the work of the past year. The Norris Center is a natural history museum and a hub for natural...

CANCELED: Solitary Garden Exhibition Tour and Screen Printing & Letter Writing Workshop

Join UC Santa Cruz undergraduates for a screening printing and letter writing workshop at the art and garden project, Solitary Garden, currently on view at...

CANCELED: Tour of the Jean H. Langenheim Rooftop Greenhouses

The newly dedicated Jean H. Langenheim Greenhouses are an active hub for ecological learning at UC Santa Cruz. Located on the rooftop of the Thimann Labs...

CANCELED: Poetry Slam & Ice Cream Social

Join us on the lawn as we kick off our very first poetry slam! Come sign up, bring your friends, enjoy some ice cream on us while listening to word play in...

CANCELED - Merrill College Presents: Fifth Annual Noel Q. King Memorial Lecture

Merrill Presents The Noel Q King Memorial Lecture: Voces of God, Voices of Madness Tanya Marie Luhrmann is the Watkins University Professor in the...

CANCELED: Athletics and Recreation #NewSlug2020 Rebranding Campaign

UC Santa Cruz Athletics and Recreation will be refreshing its brand identity during the 2019–2020 academic year, coinciding with the 40th year of the...

CANCELED: Theater Arts presents, "Advancing Equity through Performance"

The Theater Arts Department invites you to “Advancing Equity through Performance”, an interactive panel discussion with our past alums, who will form a...

CANCELED: Leading Humans in the 21st Century

Alumnus Michael Lopp, author of Managing Humans, Being Geek, and the Rands in Repose blog, comes back to campus to share insights from his latest book: Small...

CANCELED: Annual Beer & Wine Reception

Come out and unwind at our annual beer & wine reception hosted this year in the Cowell Courtyard overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay. Relax and enjoy some...

CANCELED: Cookhouse Reunion

Ex-campus tour guides and Cookhouse staff:Can you walk backwards while carefully ducking difficult questions from parents? Able to drive a 12-passenger van...

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The UCSC Art Department is thrilled to launch our new interdisciplinary MFA in environmental art and social practice, and we invite alumni and friends to...

CANCELED: Psychology Department Alumni Gathering

We welcome Psychology Department alumni to gather together and say hi to some current faculty in the department!

CANCELED: Silicon Valley Game Night

A continuation of our game night tradition, along with an alumni talk or panel, game demos, and a mixer.

CANCELED: Annual All Crown Celebration Dinner

Be our guest at this very special annual event. Hear from current students and fellow alumni of Crown’s vision for its future successes. Enjoy a fiesta...

POSTPONED: DNA's Comedy Lab Presents a Special Comedy Show for UC Santa Cruz Alumni Weekend

[DNA's Comedy Lab intends to work with the artists and the Alumni Association to reschedule this event for a future date. Thank you.] Share some laughs with...

POSTPONED: DNA's Comedy Lab Presents a Special Comedy Show for UC Santa Cruz Alumni Weekend

[DNA's Comedy Lab intends to work with the artists and the Alumni Association to reschedule this event for a future date. Thank you.] Share some laughs with...

Saturday, April 4