Oakes - Colleges Advising | UCSC



Service Hours: Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm

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🏡 Services

Our hope is to nurture a partnership of mutual respect and develop plans to accomplish personal success.

Advising Services

Fall Advising Hours 🍁

Virtual Drop-In Hours:
‣ Tuesday -- 2pm - 4pm PST
‣ Wednesday -- 2pm - 4pm PST
‣ Thursday -- 2pm - 4pm PST
‣ Friday -- 10am - 12pm PST

Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/oakesrccdropinadvising

*Last student 15 mins before end of drop-in.

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Please scan your form, petition or appeal and email it to oakesadvising@ucsc.edu.
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Do not send an email for urgent matters, instead come in for drop-in.

 

 

How to Guides & FAQs 

As part of our commitment to translate academic policy we have developed this site to guide your success at UC Santa Cruz.

 

 

Oakes Guide: Taking Courses at Community College 

For some attending a community college is an affordable way to make progress. This is a guide on how to find transferable courses.

 

Oakes Chart: Academic Enrollment Options During a Quarter

In a tough spot? What are some of your academic enrollment options for courses, or what if you need to take time off during this quarter?

Advising Services

 

 

Oakes CARA Service Learning Certificate

Community-based Action Research and Advocacy (CARA) offers undergraduate students a variety of opportunities to engage with the communities and social justice issues that matter most to them.

 

 

Oakes Science Mentorship

Pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths? Check out this opportunity.

 

 

EOP STEM Counseling Services 

EOP counselors are dedicated to helping remove barriers to your success during your journey at UCSC. Learn more about the services they offer to EOP & STEM students.

 

 

UCSC Undergraduate Advising Resources 

Learn more about the policies and procedures you need to know to navigate UC Santa Cruz successfully.

🤝 Advisors

From the time of admission to the time of graduation, we are here to help you achieve your academic and personal goals.

Advising Staff Profiles

Jose Gallaga, Oakes Academic Advisor 

 Academic Adviser, Jose Gallaga 
Pronouns: He/Him/His
First-Gen College Graduate

Diana Sarabia Briseno,
Oakes Academic Advisor 

 

 
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
First-Gen College Graduate

Thomas Logwood, EOP Counselor, Black Men's Initiative (BMI)

 

Thomas Logwood - EOP Counselor 

Pronouns: He/Him/His
First-Gen College Graduate

 EOP STEM
Counselors

 

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Pronouns: They/Them

Danny Rodriguez,
Oakes Lead Academic Preceptor

 

Danny Rodriguez, Academic Adviser 

Pronouns: He/Him/His
First-Gen College Graduate

Peer Advising Profiles

Gabriela Chapa,
Oakes Peer Advisor

 

Gabriela Chapa 

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
First-Gen College Student

Ethan Sturdevant,
Oakes Peer Advisor

 

Ethan Sturdevant 

Pronouns: He/Him/His
First-Gen College Student

Our Location and Address

Our advisors maintain a hybrid (on & off-campus) work schedule. If you have scheduled an approved in-person appointment, we are located at the Oakes College Office on the first floor of the Oakes Academic and Administrative Building.


Mailing Address

Oakes College Advising
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street Santa Cruz, CA 95064


Contact Information

E-mail: oakesadvising@ucsc.edu
Main: (831) 459-4531 - Voice to E-mail
Fax: (831) 459-5895