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Need academic advising? Want to work with the world’s coolest mentor or get tutoring help? What about finding like-minded peers? UC Santa Cruz Science offers student resources that support your educational goals in and out of the classroom.

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We are a student-run learning community for the professional and leadership development of pre-health students at UC Santa Cruz.
We are an academic support program dedicated to increasing the diversity of undergraduate STEM students. We offer problem solving sessions and peer mentoring to help you hurdle difficult science courses.
Advising is provided by our Department of Physics in room 211 of the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB).
Chemist Shaowei Chen talks to students in lab, UCSC Science, photo credit Elena Zhukova 2019
Advising is provided by our Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in room 230 of the Physical Science Building (PSB).
Photo credit Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2018
Advising is provided by our Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology in room 105A of the Coastal Biology Building (CBB), located on the Coastal Science Campus (CSC).
Photo credit Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2018
Advising is provided by our Department of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology in room 389 of Thimann Labs.
Photo credit Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2018
Advising is provided by our Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry in room 230 of the Physical Science Building (PSB).
Kyle Dilliplaine drills an ice core at the North Pole ice sampling station as UC Santa Cruz ocean scientist Carl Lamborg looks on, photo credit Bill Schmoker PolarTREC 2015 courtesy of ARCUS-
Advising is provided by our Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences in room A234A of the Earth & Marine Science Building (EMS).
Photo credit Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2019
Advising is provided by our Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology in room 105A of the Coastal Biology Building (CBB), located on the Coastal Science Campus (CSC).
Advising is provided by our Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences in room A234A of the Earth & Marine Science Building (EMS).
Advising is provided by our Department of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology in room 389 of Thimann Labs.
Baleen whales in Antarctica, photo credit Ari Frielaender
Advising is provided by our Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology in room 105A of the Coastal Biology Building (CBB), located on the Coastal Science Campus (CSC).
Photo by Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz
Advising is provided by our Department of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology in room 389 of Thimann Labs.
Rabies coronal oversaturated neuroscience, photo credit Euiseok Kim
Advising is provided by our Department of Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology in room 389 of Thimann Labs.
Astrophysics students look through telescope, photo credit Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2012
Advising is provided by our Department of Physics in room 211 of the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB).
David Lederman and Jairo Velasco working in materials science lab, Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2019
Advising is provided by our Department of Physics in room 211 of the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB).
Student examines caterpillar on plant in the lab, photo credit Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2017
Advising is provided by our Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology in room 105A of the Coastal Biology Building (CBB), located on the Coastal Science Campus (CSC).
Active learning session, photo credit Elena Zhukova for UC Santa Cruz 2018
Advising is provided by our Department of Physics in room 211 of the Interdisciplinary Science Building (ISB).
Advising is provided by our Department of Mathematics in room 4147 of McHenry Library.
We are a student-governed, national organization committed to representing the concerns of physicians-in-training. We help pre-med students network and learn about the challenges they will face in school.
ARCA is a student-led campus-wide organization. Our goal is to provide members with emergency and disaster preparedness classes, community service events, and opportunities to participate in health care service projects.
Join the official student ASM chapter at UC Santa Cruz! We are the oldest and the largest single life science organization in the world.
Committed to educating Pre-PA students at UC Santa Cruz about their future health profession by organizing activities and providing mentorship support.
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A comprehensive resource for the UC Santa Cruz astronomy graduate student population.
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Statewide initiative that aims to support and retain underrepresented undergraduates to achieve their degrees in the biological sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
We are a student club that strives to build an undergraduate community interested in chemistry and related fields. The club promotes networking with professors and local industrial organizations.
VIDA offers pre-health students opportunities to work hands-on with licensed physicians in rural communities of Central America. We also offer health care, free of charge, to impoverished community members.
We provide an inclusive environment for ocean sciences graduate students to improve their science communication skills, with an ultimate goal of improving science through education, outreach, and diversification.
The fellowship provides training opportunities to our astronomy graduate community through a variety of educational activities, mentorships with outstanding leaders, and large project leadership experiences.
We are dedicated to fostering a collegiate community, providing mentorship, and acting as a support network for students both certified and interested in becoming certified as a first responders.
We are a student-run organization focused on community building, professional development, and student success in the Earth sciences.
We are an international nonprofit health organization of students and medical professionals working alongside local communities and staff to implement sustainable health systems.
GIP is designed to encourage EOP students to begin preparing for educational opportunities beyond the bachelor degree.
Our mission is to unite all UCSC students potentially interested in pursuing the field of Optometry and to provide the necessary support for these individuals.
Zeta Chapter is the only pre-health sorority at UCSC. KGD was founded on the ideals that no woman pursuing a career in the health field should struggle alone.
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Math Placement is the first step in selecting and enrolling in your first UCSC undergraduate math course. Math placement using ALEKS PPL is a multi-stage process of assessment and improvement.
This program pairs experienced graduate students with motivated undergraduates to meet weekly and discuss a topic of their choice.
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MSI is intended to be an additional resource to help you catch up, practice course concepts, and excel in your class.
The purpose of our club is to expose undergraduate students to the field of dentistry. We offer opportunities for members to become the most competitive dental school applicants they can be.
Our coaches can help you prepare and apply for medical and other professional program, craft your personal statement, provide career advice, and link you up with extracurricular experiences.
This club is open to all students who are interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy, exploring the field of pharmacy, or just wanting to gain knowledge about today’s medications.
We are a nationally recognized organization geared to helping students learn more about a profession in osteopathic medicine.
Our mission is to encourage pre-veterinary students at UCSC to pursue careers in veterinary medicine by providing support, community, volunteer opportunities, and leadership positions.
Our Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry maintains a list of tutors who charge for private sessions. Please contact chemadvising@ucsc.edu for more information, not affiliated with Learning Support Services (LSS).
Our Department of Mathematics maintains a list of tutors who charge for private sessions. Please contact mathadvising@ucsc.edu for more information, not affiliated with Learning Support Services (LSS).
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Our Department of Physics maintains a list of tutors who charge for private sessions. Please contact physicsadvising@ucsc.edu for more information, not affiliated with Learning Support Services (LSS).
This program is geared for students in all STEM disciplines. Students can participate in the following: community events, study groups & tutoring, graduate school application support, and journal club.
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We provide exam accommodations for undergraduate students with documented disabilities from the Disability Resource Center (DRC) who are enrolled in undergraduate courses at the Division of Physical & Biological Sciences.
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Tutoring sessions are an hour long and generally have a capacity of 6 students. When you sign up, you’ll make a commitment to attend tutoring weekly for the entire quarter.
Society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—to attain advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in science.
SPS is a community that represent the interests of the physics student body, to provide a social environment for it, and to provide academic resources to facilitate student success.
We are an undergraduate community that seek to demystify the fields of research, provide mentorship, and explore researched-based careers.
We are a non-governmental organization devoted to improve the standard of living in poverty-stricken communities around the world through means of medical outreach.
Working towards creating a balanced and diverse community in physics and astronomy. Meetings, workshops, and mentoring programs are hosted to engage students and the local community.
Seeks to advance women in STEM field, in the face of historical, present and future challenges. Members are encouraged to engage in mentorship, networking, and outreach.