Global Start (Orientation)

Fall 2018 International Student Orientations

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) runs multiple orientation programs for new international students to help students adjust to both life in the U.S. and at UCSC. New international students are required to attend an orientation. Please note these programs are separate from any run by the Orientation Office. 


New first-year students are required to attend Global Start: Frosh Program from Monday, September 17, 2018 to Thursday, September 20, 2018


New transfer and exchange students are required to attend the Global Start: Transfer & Exchange Student Program on Friday, September 21, 2018


New graduate students are required to attend an orientation with ISSS on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, 2018. More information is coming soon.