Oakes Peer Advising Drop-In

Your Oakes Peer Advisers are available for you to drop in and ask questions online!

They are available via Google Hangouts to answer quick questions regarding:

  • Identifying outstanding general education requirements
  • Choosing general education and other non-major classes
  • Reviewing your graduation requirements (except for major requirements)
  • Navigating your myUCSC portal
  • Understanding how to enroll in, swap and/or drop classes
  • Providing insight on their own personal major/educational journey

Get to know more about who our Oakes Peer Advisers are


We’re excited to meet you!

The calendar below shows the times your Oakes Peer Advisors will be available for drop-in chat questions.


How to Chat A Peer Adviser:

  • Log into your UCSC Gmail Account
  • Check the left handed corner of your email to see if Hangouts is active
  • If you see your profile picture, a green circle, and a list of your recent chats, your Hangouts is active
    • If you do not see this information, you will need to: 
      • Go into your Settings
      • Select the “Chat and Meet” Tab
      • Click, “Hangouts On”
      • Then select, “Save Changes”
      • Go back to your inbox and refresh your page to find the Hangouts on the left corner of your inbox
  • Click the “+” symbol 
  • Type in “oakespa@ucsc.edu
  • When prompted, click the ”Send Invite” icon

If you are having trouble connecting to Google Hangouts, send an email to oakespa@ucsc.edu

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