Oakes College Advising

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM (PST)


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🔹 Summer 2022 Virtual Drop In Only:
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Our hope is to nurture a partnership of mutual respect and develop plans to accomplish personal success.

Advising Services



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: 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.


The Struggle is REAL.

What are some of your academic options for courses you are struggling in, or if you need to take time off during this quarter?

Advising Services



New Students
Live. Learn. Connect.

Congratulations and welcome to Oakes College and UC Santa Cruz. Click here for important new student information.



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.


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

Adrian Campos Arenas,
Oakes Academic Adviser


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First-Gen College Graduate

Diana Sarabia Briseno,
Oakes Academic Adviser 


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First-Gen College Graduate

Thomas Logwood, EOP Counselor


Thomas Logwood - EOP Counselor 

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First-Gen College Graduate

Maya Woolfe,


Maya Woolfe, EOP STEM Counselor 

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First-Gen Supporter

Danny Rodriguez,
Oakes Lead Academic Preceptor


Danny Rodriguez, Academic Adviser 

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First-Gen College Graduate

Peer Advising Profiles

Sagrario Eusebio,
Oakes Peer Adviser


Sagrario Eusebio, Oakes Peer Adviser 

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First-Gen College Student

Lara Aguirre Medina,
Oakes Peer Adviser


Lara Aguirre Medina, Oakes Peer Adviser 

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First-Gen Supporter

Cam Aristimuno,
Oakes Peer Adviser



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

Our Location and Address

We are located on the first floor of the Oakes Academic and Administrative Building

Mailing Address

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

Contact Information

For urgent matters, send us a message at: oakesadvising@ucsc.edu
Main: (831) 459-4531 - Voice to E-mail
Fax: (831) 459-5895