Rachel Carson - Colleges Advising | UCSC

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Our hope is to nurture a partnership of mutual respect and develop plans to accomplish personal success.

Advising Services

Meet With Us

⚠️ Alert: No drop-in during summer. New students should connect with your Orientation Leaders for advising until August.
Virtual Drop-In Hours:
◦ None.
► Virtual Appointments:
Schedule an Appointment in Slug Success
◦ Available Monday - Friday
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How to Guides & FAQs 

As part of our commitment to translate academic policy we have developed this site to guide your success at UC Santa Cruz.



Rachel Carson Peer Advising

Our peer advisers are available for drop-in advising and over email to provide advising.


Scholarships and Internships

Find who is offering scholarships or Internships for college students either on or off campus.

Advising Services



Rachel Carson Sustainability Studies
Minor and Advising

Here you will find information about our minor, they can help take care of any questions you might have.



EOP STEM Counseling Services 

EOP counselors are dedicated to helping remove barriers to your success during your journey at UCSC. Learn more about the services they offer to EOP & STEM students.



UCSC Undergraduate Advising Resources 

Learn more about the policies and procedures you need to know to navigate UC Santa Cruz successfully.


From the time of admission to the time of graduation, we are here to help you achieve your academic and personal goals.

Advising Staff Profiles

Hayden Ryan,
Rachel Carson Academic Advisor 

 Hayden Ryan 
Pronouns: He/Him/His
First-Gen College Graduate

Diana Sarabia Briseno,
Rachel Carson Academic Advisor 


Pronouns: She/Her/Ella
First-Gen College Graduate

 Leydi Cortes, EOP STEM


Leydi Cortes 

Pronouns: She/Her/Ella
First-Gen College Graduate

Danny Rodriguez, Lead Academic Preceptor for Oakes and Rachel Carson Colleges


Danny Rodriguez 

Pronouns: He/Him/His
First-Gen College Graduate

Peer Advising Profiles




Gabriel Mijares,
Rachel Carson Peer Advisor


Gabriel Mijares 

Pronouns: They/Them
First-Gen College Student

Kelly Gonzales-Camacho,
Rachel Carson Peer Advisor


Kelly Gonzales-Camacho 

Pronouns: She/Her
First-Gen College Student

Advising Calendar: 

Times are subject to change throughout the quarter. 


Our Location and Address

Our advisors maintain a remote (off-campus) work schedule.

Mailing Address

Rachel Carson College Advising
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Contact Information

E-mail: carsonadvising@ucsc.edu Main: (831) 459-2025 - Voice to E-mail
Fax: TBA