Transfer Orientation, Events and Deadlines

Welcome Week Presentation
We met with your Psychology and Cognitive Science Advisors and the departments lead Faculty. Watch to learn more about the Psychology Department and its majors.

If you have questions following this presentation please email us at


Info Sessions (Transfer)
We hosted a virtual Transfer Week Info Session for incoming students who are proposed Cognitive Science and Psychology majors. Providing information about our majors, major requirements and how to prepare for declaration, and create an Academic Plan. If you have questions following this presentation please email us at

Student Experience Panel (Welcome Week)
October 5th, 10am-11am, Social Sciences 2 Room #121

student-experience-panel-105-instagram-post.png As we approach the Fall Quarter, some may be curious what it will be like to be a student at UC Santa Cruz. To respond to these feelings, we will be hosting a Student Experience Panel featuring our very own Psychology Advisors/UCSC Psychology Alumni to help give you an idea of what it will be like to be a Psychology/Cognitive Science student at UC Santa Cruz. We will be asking some common questions as well as provide space for questions from the audience.

Psychology Faculty Advising Fair
November 8th from 10:45am-12:15pm

Join us at the Psychology Faculty Advising Fair! This is an opportunity to meet faculty in person, learn about their work, and discuss research interests. Details coming soon! facultyfair2023.png


Winter 2024 Enrollment:

College Advisors will provide advice for Fall 2024 Enrollment. Please check your UCSC email account for important email updates. View the sample academic plans linked below for advice on major courses to take in your first year at UCSC. 

Sample Major Academic Plans & Major Worksheets:

Find Major Worksheets and sample plans for Cognitive Science and Psychology on the Advising Forms page.