New Oakes Students - Live, Learn, and Connect With Us


Our staff welcomes you to your new community!

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Welcome to Oakes!

Our College Administrative Officer (CAO) has a message for you!

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Our Team

Our student life and academic staff work to create a welcoming environment for all students.

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Move-In Information

The what, when, where and how of moving into your new home!

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Virtual Tours

Our residence halls are named after prominent people who have dedicated their lives to fighting injustice.



Apply your knowledge to create a more just society!

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Oakes's Provost Welcomes You!

The Provost is the academic leader of Oakes College.

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Oakes College Advising

Our advisors are dedicated to helping students in all stages of the academic process.

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Undergraduate Advising

More about campus-wide advising and academic policies to guide you as you work towards graduation.

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Academic Information for New Students

Things you need to know to get started on the right academic path!



Join our community and connect with Oakes folks, past and present!

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Connect with other slugs!

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Welcome Week Schedule

We have many activities planned for you to participate in during your first two weeks at Oakes!

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Ambassador Program

Connect with other Oakes students and alumni in your hometown!

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Oakes Mentoring Program

Find a mentor who can guide you through your transition to UCSC!


Our Continued Commitment to Educational Equity and Social Justice

We Look Forward to Seeing You Soon!