Student Success at UCSC

UC Santa Cruz strives to create an environment in which all students can succeed. We are committed to helping all students graduate, graduate in good time, and thrive academically. 

We are also committed to enrolling and nurturing students who reflect the full diversity of California. We are proud to be ranked 13th on CollegeNet's 2016 Social Mobility Index, and to be the #1 college for Latino/a students according to

UC Santa Cruz appointed a Vice Provost for Student Success and created a new Student Success Division in 2015. You can learn more about the offices and people in this division by viewing the organization chart and clicking on the buttons above.

This site will also tell you about how UC Santa Cruz is doing in student success and what we are doing to improve: ongoing as well as new initiatives.


For more information about student success at UCSC, read the draft "Student Success Strategic Plan" here.