Counselor Conferences

Plan on attending one of UC's Counselor Conferences for the latest information, recommendations and advice.

UC's High School Counselor Conference offers the latest information about UC admissions, policies and practices. Anyone who advises students about higher education, from high school guidance counselors, to principals and teachers, is welcome.

2020 Fall UC High School Counselor Conference

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One $40 registration will cover participation in as many sessions as registrants wish to attend. 

Session will take place between September 1-11. Each session is scheduled for a different date and time, and will include a question and answer period.

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UC High School Counselor Conference Session Schedule
Session Title Date Time
UC Welcome and Campus Panel (UCOP, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UC Merced, UC Santa Barbara 9/1 10 -11:30 a.m.
UC Campus Panel (UCLA, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, UC Santa Cruz) 9/1 2-3:30 p.m.
School visit #quarantine style 9/2 10-11 a.m.
New counselor's toolbox for first-year admission 9/2 2-3:15 p.m.
Helping your students present themselves on the UC application 9/3 10-11:15 a.m.
The horizon beyond a major: A student's career path 9/3 2-3 p.m.
Advanced evaluation: Zooming past the basics 9/4 10-11:15 a.m.
Supporting our rural communities: UC's outreach and recruitment in rural California 9/4 2-3 p.m.
2020 vision: Rewriting the Comprehensive Review playbook 9/8 10-11:15 a.m.
Diversity at UC: From application to graduation 9/8 2-3 p.m.
A UC approach to mental health and wellness empowerment 9/9 10-10:45 a.m.
Utilizing the PIQs 9/9 2-3 p.m.
Advising prospective STEM majors 9/10 10-11 a.m.
UC Financial Aid: Articulating the value of a UC degree 9/10 12-12:45 p.m.
Outside the classroom: How to maximize the Activities & Awards section 9/10 2-2:45 p.m.
UC Us, We see you: Supporting Undocumented students 9/11 10-11 a.m.
Ask a student: UC student panel (UC Berkeley, UC Merced, UC Santa Barbara) 9/11 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Ask a student: UC student panel (UC Davis, UC San Diego, UC Santa Cruz) 9/11 1-2 p.m.
Ask a student: UC student panel (UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside) 9/11 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Counselor resources

All counselor and student resources are now accessible year-round from the Downloadable Resources page.