Student/Scholar Handbooks

Student Welcome Guide

International Student & Scholar Services has developed a PDF guide to aid new international students in their arrival and transition to UCSC. In the guide you will find information on entering the U.S., health services and immunization requirements, transportation, housing, driver's licenses, local events and activities, and more. You can also download the guide through the pop-up below. 


Scholar Handbook

International Student & Scholar Services has developed this PDF guide to aid new international J-1 scholars in their arrival and transition to UCSC. In the guide you will find information on entering the U.S., orientation, health services, transportation, housing, driver's licenses, childcare, local events and activities, and more. You can also download the guide through the pop-up below.