On Campus Resource Centers

UCSC has several resource centers on campus for students to utilize for social, emotional, and academic support. All resource centers are open Monday through Friday and students are encouraged to drop in at any time for any reason without an appointment. The Ethnic Resource Centers, Women’s Center, Cantu Center, Academic Resource Center, and Engaging Education are open to all students regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or sexuality. Additional services include the Disability Resource Center and Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students which are specifically designed to assist students who identify in these groups. The links below are to provide additional information regarding each resource center. Please encourage your student to explore these resources before and while attending UCSC.

Resource Centers:

Asian American Pacific Islander Resource Center 
African American Resource Center
Chicano Latino Resource Center
American Indian Resource Center
Women’s Center
The Lionel Cantu GLBTI Center
Disability Resource Center (DRC)
Services for Transfers and Re-Entry Students (STARS)

Academic Resource Center (ARC)

The ARC encompasses multiple resources for all students including Learning Support Services (LSS), Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), and a second location for STARS.

Engaging Education (E2) is a student initiated outreach and retention center.