Student Affairs Services

Campus Recreation (OPERS)

Campus Recreation oversees the different athletic facilities and programs on campus, including intramural sports. They currently offer online fitness classes and other courses throughout the year.

Campus Recreation Website


Career Services

UCSC Career Center connects students with job opportunities on campus and provides excellent resources including resume reviews and interview coaching workshops.

Career Services Website


Student Health Center

The Student Health Center (SHC) provides quality health care needs for all our students. They also encompass our Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for mental health services. 

Anastassia Alexandrovskaia serves as our International Case Manager with SHC/CAPS, and helps to assist international students with getting connected with health and wellness resources on and off campus.

CAPS Website


Resource Centers

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The following six resource centers offer students various services through academic, cultural, and community support activities. Visit the Resource Centers Website.

Lionel Cantú Queer Resource center

The Lionel Cantú Queer Resource Center is the nexus of support and advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community at UCSC. Visit the Lionel Cantú Queer Resource Center Website.

Chicanx Latinx Resource Center

The Chicanx Latinx Resource Center was established in 1995 as a response to the educational needs of Chicanx Latinx students at UCSC. Visit the Chicanx Latinx Resource Center.

American Indian Resource Center

The AIRC is dedicated to supporting the needs of American Indian students and increasing Native visibility on campus by advocating student-centered programs, cultural events, and tools for academic success and well-being. Visit the AIRC Website.

African American Resource & Cultural Center

The AARCC provides a wide range of support, resources, and programs for students from the African diaspora at UCSC Visit the AARCC Website.

Asian American Pacific Island Resource center

The Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Center (AA/PIRC) established in 1999, provides and enhances opportunities for developing leadership, building a stronger sense of community on campus, and linking students to community service opportunities. Visit the AA/PIRC Website.

Women's Center

The UCSC Women’s Center affirms the dignity and diversity of all women. The center continues and challenges feminist traditions by creating community space for all women and their allies to achieve individual and social change. Visit the Women's Center Website.


SOAR/Student Media/Cultural Arts and Diversity (SOMeCA)

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SOMeCA is the umbrella organization overseeing all student groups and resources for their success.

SOMeCA Website


Services for Transfers and Re-entry Students (STARS)

STARS provides culturally responsive support to transfer and re-entry students.

Stars Website