Resources to Keep learning
This site is a resource to keep learning. Below is a compilation of resources, tips, and advice on navigating the UCSC system as a student.
Effective Learning Strategies
Find information and resources to help you with your learning! Setting up your learning space, improving your time management skills, effective communication tips, self care suggestions, learning support services, and the new platform YOU at College, this section has it all >>
Stay Plugged in with Slugcast!
Hosted out of the Student Affairs and Success divisional office, UCSC Slugcast is a way for students to learn more about campus resources, services, and student stories no matter where they are. Join their team of student podcasters every week to hear interviews, news, and stories about slug life at UCSC. Listen Now on RSS, Spotify, or Apple Podcasts >>
ucsc Slug mentor network
The Slug Mentor program enhances the student experience by linking them one-on-one with a peer mentor. Students are paired with someone invested in their success — a person ready to listen, inspire, help navigate challenges, and recognize opportunities! Learn more and sign up to be mentor or mentee >>
INternet Access and ITS Help
Campus Information Technology Services (ITS) is here to help with your technological needs. Whether you're having issues with virtual tools like Zoom, Canvas, or DocuSign or simply having trouble accessing the internet, reach out to ITS to get help >>
Canvas: Tips and Suggestions
Canvas is the primary way in which your course materials are made available for you online. Many classes use Canvas for assigning and turning in your course work as well - view some Canvas tips, tricks, and other resources here >>
Zoom: Tips and Suggestions
Library, Textbooks, & Class Materials
The University Library, Bookstore, and Copy Center are all resources that will help you with accessing textbooks, course materials, and other print-related needs for your classes. These resources even have digital or online options for accessing their services. See more about them here >>