Getting Started

Photograph taken prior to COVID-19.

Family members and supporters play a critical role in helping students transition to university life. Getting admitted is only the beginning.

Students are expected to do a lot of work during the summer- specifically between May to September. Remind your student to:

Regularly check their UC Email

Regularly (2 or 3 times a week)

Complete all To Do items

By the deadline

Meet Immunization Requirements

While you are home during the summer!

Complete Slug Orientation Course 

Required; Meet all deadlines

Prepare for move-in

- Follow your college’s instructions (sent in early August)
- Start thinking about What to Bring (there are space limitations) and What NOT to Bring  

Attend Welcome Week

Mandatory participation for students