Student Success Initiative


Presenting the Student Success Initiative, a wide-ranging effort that will increase financial support for our undergraduate and graduate students, and advance their access to the guidance and experiences fundamental to their education and ultimately future success. Together we can create transformative change.

Alumni Association Scholarship

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A big thank you to the Alumni Association Scholarship founders and donors. What a difference you are making. With the help of alumni and friends, this scholarship has made an impact in the lives of over 700 UCSC students. Click here to see the difference this scholarship has made in its first 30 years.

If you received an Alumni Association Scholarship when you were a student, please share your success story with us at!

Alumni Survey


We want to hear from you! With just 15 minutes of your time, you can help inform alumni outreach and programming that meets the needs of the greater UCSC community by filling out the Alumni Survey.

Alumni Events

We are always excited to host Banana Slug alumni events locally, regionally, and virtually! Whether you want to find resources, network with other alumni, or just have fun—your UC Santa Cruz Alumni community has something for you. Click here for a full calendar of our upcoming events. 

Stay  Connected

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Stay Connected is an important part of being 100% Banana Slug! Join the biggest Banana Slug community online.

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