Virtual Coffee Hour Series

In December 2023, the Division of Student Affairs and Success launched a Virtual Coffee Hour series for parents and families. The series is designed to foster connection, share insights, and provide valuable resources to enhance the support you offer to your students. The 2023-2024 series schedule, including session recordings, is below.


Career Success

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Time: 6 -7 p.m. PDT

Location: via Zoom

Description: From internships to full-time job opportunities, understanding the available resources and how to effectively utilize them, this webinar aims to equip families with the knowledge and resources necessary to assist their UCSC students in navigating the path to career success. 

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Financial Aid

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Time: 6 - 7 p.m. PST

Description: The session will focus on Financial Aid. The hour-long session will begin with a presentation from a panel of Financial Aid professionals. After the presentation, the panelists will answer questions submitted via the Zoom registration form.

View the Financial Aid webinar recording 

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Housing and Residence Life

Date: Wednesday, January 24

Time: 12 - 1 p.m. PST

Description: The hour-long webinar will begin with a presentation by a panel of housing and residence life professionals. After the presentation, UCSC housing and residence life staff will answer questions submitted in advance of the webinar via registration.

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Student Health and Wellness

Date: Monday, December 4, 2023

Time: 8 - 9 a.m. PST

Description: College life can be both exhilarating and challenging. Supporting students’ physical and mental well-being is essential to their success. This session will begin with a brief presentation highlighting some trends and resources from our Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Health and Wellness. The panel of health professionals will then answer your questions

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