Key Dates for Registration and Enrollment

Spring Quarter 2021

Spring 2021 Registration FeesRegistration Payment Information | Payment of Fees | Health Insurance | Part-Time Study for Undergraduates | Financial Aid

Key Dates for Registration and Enrollment

  • Feb. 17-23—Advising Week; Validate Enrollment Shopping Cart

  • Feb. 23—Enrollment Begins for Graduate Students, By Appointment

  • Feb. 23Enrollment Begins for Undergraduates, By Appointment

  • March 2—Second-Pass Enrollment Begins (and Waitlist Opens), By Appointment

  • March 23*Registration Fees Due
  • March 31**Undergraduate Enrollment Deadline

  • April 5***Graduate Enrollment and Fee Payment Deadline
  • April 7—Permission Numbers Required

  • April 16—Add/Drop/Swap Ends

  • April 19–May 7—Withdraw from a Class

  • April 19–May 28—Undergraduates Late Add with Fee Period (to add a class late with permission number.

  • May 28—Grade Change Option Deadline

* If payment is not received by the cashier by 4:00 p.m., you will be assessed a $50 late-registration fee.
**You must be enrolled in at least one course or a $50 late fee is assessed.
*** $50 late-enrollment fee after this date.

Spring 2021 Registration Fees

Registration fees are set by the UC Board of Regents of the University of California. Fees, tuition, and other charges are subject to change without advance notice.

Undergraduate student registration fees are available at Fees.

Registration Payment Information

Billing Statements

For information on billing statements, see the Student Business Center. You can view your account activity on MyUCSC by going to My Account $ or by going to Student Center, and then selecting Account activity

Payment of Fees

Deadline to pay registration fees is Tuesday, March 23, for undergraduates and Monday, April 5, for graduate students. A $50 late registration fee is assessed if payment is not received by the cashier by 4:00 p.m. on the due date. Postmarks will not be used to validate on-time payment.

See the Financial Aid section below if:

  • you applied for financial aid, but have not been notified of your eligibility; or

  • you received your financial aid Offer Letter, but financial aid credits do not appear on your account summary on the MyUCSC portal.

See Withdrawal, Leave of Absence, and Readmission in The Navigator for information about refunds for registration fees.

Health Insurance

The University of California requires that all students be covered by health insurance and UCSC offers plans specifically designed to meet the needs of students. Information on health insurance requirements and plans is available at the Health Center website.

Part-Time Study for Undergraduates

If you are unable to maintain a full-time program of study because of employment responsibilities, family obligations, or a medical condition, or you are in your final quarter before graduation, you may be eligible for a 50 percent reduction in the educational fee and in the nonresident tuition fee (if applicable). To qualify for reduced fees, you must be approved for the Part-Time Program and be enrolled in 10 quarter credits or fewer. If you exceed 10 credits in a quarter, you must pay full fees. The last day to apply for the Undergraduate Part-Time Program for spring quarter 2021 is April 16.

For information regarding the Part-Time Program, see the Part-Time Program page, or call the Office of the Registrar at (831) 459-4412 before the deadline listed above.

Financial Aid

Information on Financial Aid disbursement, billing, and application dates is available on the Financial Aid website.

If you still have questions, contact the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at (831) 459-2963 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Revised: 02/17/21