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Annual alumni events at home and abroad

Get involved with UCSC

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Our events and programs keep you connected to UCSC. Once a Slug, always a Slug! 

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Looking for UCSC grads and students to join your team? Recruit with UCSC!

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Giving back to UC Santa Cruz has an immense impact on our students, faculty, and campus community.

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How to keep your @ucsc.edu email address

Make a request to keep your @ucsc.edu email address. Starting April 16, 2024, UCSC Google Services including Gmail, Drive, Photos, etc., will no longer be available for alumni accounts. Alumni will have the option to keep their existing @ucsc.edu Gmail with a 500 MB storage limit by request only.

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Alumni stories

Savor and celebrate the legacy of proud Banana Slugs who have made their mark as they’ve gone on to successful careers. Read profiles of alumni who embody the values and qualities that represent UC Santa Cruz—social justice, public service, environmental stewardship, a dedication to exploring the human condition, and a determination to change the world.

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Stay connected

Thanks for staying connected with UCSC! Be sure to update your information to stay up to date on networking and volunteering opportunities, events in your area and on campus, and other Alumni Association news.

Last modified: Mar 08, 2024