Our staff welcomes you to your new community!


Welcome to Oakes!

Our Senior Director for College Life is working on a message for you!


Our Team

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


Move-In Information

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


Welcome Week

We are excited to welcome you to campus!


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Want to know more about living on-campus? Here are answers to some of our FAQs.


Apply your knowledge to create a more just society!


Oakes's Provost Welcomes You!

The Provost is the academic leader of Oakes College.


Oakes College Advising

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


Undergraduate Advising

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


Academic Information for New Students

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


Your Core Course
(including summer reading assignment)


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


Ambassador Program

Connect with other Oakes students and alumni in your hometown!


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!