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NO ADVISING available on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 due to strike.

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Winter 2019: Drop-In Hours

Mondays and Thursday:
1:30pm - 4pm

10am - 12pm and 2:00pm - 3pm

10am - 12pm and 1:30pm - 4pm

10am - 12pm and 2:00pm - 4pm

Advising Appointments for Winter 2019 begin January 28, 2019.

Please sign in to Slug Success via the button below to make an appointment: 

Note: A step-by-step guide is available here:

For urgent matters, please send us a message at:

To learn more about the services available through Oakes College Advising and about our location, please click here.



Appointment Type

Express Appointment at Oakes

Meet with an Oakes adviser to address the following forms and topics during an express appointment: Withdrawal or Leave; VA Forms; Petition to Extend Enrollment; Change of College; Education Abroad; Part-Time form; Requests for more than 19 units; Graduation Checks; Community College Classes; Transfer out; W grades


Advising Appointment at Oakes

Meet with an Oakes adviser to address the following topics during an advising appointment: Academic Difficulty; Academic Planning; Major Exploration and Qualification; Study Skill Building; Emergency Situation; Personal Issues Impacting Academics; Readmission; Requests to take a class for the third time


Science Mentoring at Sinsheimer Labs on Science Hill

Meet with Dr. Grant Hartzog, an MCD biology professor, and Adriana Lopez, a graduate student and our very own Science Community Mentor, to discuss majors in the sciences, research, science classes, and effective study skills for the sciences. Bring a friend or come one-on-one. Meetings take place at Sinsheimer Labs on Science Hill.



Cancelling a Scheduled Appointment

To cancel an appointment more than 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment time, refer to your original confirmation e-mail for a link to cancel or change your appointment.  



Contact Us

We are located on the first floor of the Oakes Academic Building (top right corner of map)


Contact Information

For urgent matters, please send us a message at:

Main Office: (831) 459-4531

Fax: (831) 459-5895


Mailing Address

The Office of Advising and Records

Oakes College

University of California, Santa Cruz

1156 High Street

Santa Cruz, CA 95064