Welcome Week

Kresge College Welcome Week

Welcome Week begins on Friday, September 20 and continue through the start of classes. All new Kresge students are encouraged to attend Welcome Week activities, which are designed to ease the transition to Kresge College and UCSC. Some activities are mandatory. 

Welcome Week activities will shown on the Kresge Program & Activities Calendar. Information will soon be available on this calendar.  

Please watch for programs that are mandatory the first week before classes.

For more information, please contact the Kresge College Programs Office at 831-459-3925 or email kresgeacpc@ucsc.edu.

Boardwalk Frolic

A UCSC Welcome Week tradition, The Boardwalk Frolic will be happening on Monday, September 23 from 5:45pm to 10:30PM at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk! The cost of this event is $22. Tickets to the annual Boardwalk Frolic are available online or in person at the  Bay Tree Bookstore. New to UCSC as a Frosh or Transfer student?  Returning for year 2, 3 or.... FOUR! Start the school year off right, nothing like the Bumper Cars, the Giant Dipper or the Merry-Go-Round to keep school in perspective!

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