Santa Cruz

The Jack Baskin School of Engineering

Admission as first-year students

Students interested in pursuing a school of engineering major should indicate the major as their first or second choice on the UC application for admissions.

Post first-year current students acceptance to majors

Students interested in declaring a School of Engineering major can do so by following the major declaration policy for that major as specified in the corresponding program statement. Major declaration must be completed by the sixth quarter of study at UCSC, but can be done earlier. Students are encouraged to declare as early as possible, to ensure placement into courses required for the major.

Specific information about requirements and the School of Engineering major declaration process can be found at

Contact: Jack Baskin School of Engineering Undergraduate Student Affairs Office, Baskin Engineering Room 225/227, (831) 459-5840,


Fall-quarter freshman applicants who wish to be considered for a music scholarship must submit an audition video/audio online link to the Music Department. See the Music Department website for details.

Contact: Music Department, 244 Music Center, (831) 459-2292,