Get Involved with Student Life

Join a Student Group

»  Student Organization Advising & Resources (SOAR): Learn about the 150+ student groups, register a new organization, sign up for event planning and finance training sessions, and use the resources on leadership and decision-making.
»  Cultural Arts & Diversity Center: Celebrate cultural awareness and diversity through theater productions, outreach efforts, and presentations with Rainbow Theater and African American Theater Arts Troupe.
»  Engaging Education: This student-initiated outreach and retention center focuses on student engagement and organizing by empowering underrepresented communities.
»  Student Volunteer Center: SVC focuses on building a community of student involvement and outreach, connecting students with volunteer opportunities throughout the community. Learn more about Alternative Spring Break, annual Volunteer Fair, Giving Tree, the SVC Internship Program, and other student projects.
»  Sustainability Office: Learn more about campus sustainability efforts, student organizations, internship opportunities, IDEASS service-learning course, and the UCSC Carbon Fund.

Build Community & Explore Your Cultural Identity

»  African American Resource & Cultural Center
»  American Indian Resource Center
»  Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center
»  Cantu GLBTI Resource Center
»  Chicano Latino Resource Center
»  Women’s Center
»  University Interfaith Council
»  Diversity & Inclusion Program and Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Student Voice: Student Government & Leadership

»  Campus Elections
»  Campus Life Ambassador Program: Internship opportunity to collect feedback from students about campus programs and services to ensure "red carpet service."
»  Campus Sustainability Council: Provide funding to student organizations for programs and events that create, implement, and monitor environmentally sound practices.
»  College Government/Student Senate: Become a leader in your college; contact the Chair to get involved with your local community.
»  Student Activism and Event Planning & Exercising Your Right to Free Speech
»  Become the Next Student Regent & Designate
»  Student Union Assembly & Graduate Student Association

Student Media

»  Print Organizations: City on a Hill Press, TWANAS, Fish Rap Live!, Matchbox Magazine, Disorientation Guide, EyeCandy, Alay, Chinquapin, Gaia Magazine & Leviathan
»  Broadcast Organizations: Banana Slug News, On the Spot, Border Stompers, Film Production Coalition, Rainbow TV & Moxie
»  Radio: KZSC 88.1 FM
»  Get involved with Student Media