Academic Advising

The Undergraduate Advising office is located in Merrill-27. An adviser is happy to meet with you during open office hours. If you cannot attend office hours, email or call 831-459-2505.

Summer 2018 Advising Hours (Drop In):

Mon-Tues: 10:00am-1:00pm

W-Th: 11:00am-2:00pm

*To make an appointment please email


Peer Advising: Not available in Summer 

Peer advisors are happy to meet with you and answer any questions you may have over majors and minor requirements. Our advisor can assist with academic planning, help prepare declaration of major/minor paperwork and provide guidance on 3+3 and UCDC program requirements. Peer advising hours are on a drop in basis, so pay us a visit.



Senior Check

If you are a student with junior standing be sure to pick up and complete the Senior Check form at the end of your junior year. Forms are located outside Merrill-27. 



Transfer Students, Transfer Credits, & AP

UC Santa Cruz General Catalog - Legal Studies

Undergraduate Advising Center

UCSC Campus Handbook, "The Navigator"

UCSC General Catalog

STARS (Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students)

UCSC Career Center

FREE Writing Tutor Assistance

Learning Support Services offers free drop-in writing tutoring. Check the website for writing and other tutoring services and schedules.

Special Needs: Disability Resource Center

Legal Studies Program staff and faculty are responsive to disabled students' concerns and special needs. We work with the Disability Resource Center to ensure suitable arrangements. If you need their assistance, please contact the DRC directly at (831) 459-2089.