Be Socially Involved

Your social wellness is important for both your physical and mental well-being. When you live in a place as beautiful and vibrant as Santa Cruz, you’ll find many UCSC students who value wellness, fun, friendship, and community. Get connected through some of the groups and events below.

Attend an SHS Event

Volunteer to be an SHS Peer Educator, Ambassador, or Student Advisor

As a volunteer, you’ll participate in fun events and meet other students who care about wellness. Volunteering is a great way to get specialized health training. Volunteer and help keep your Slug community safe and well!

Participate in a Campus Organization

Admissions has a big list of campus organizations sorted into categories of academic, cultural & identity, environmental & sustainability, general interest, greek letter organizations, performing & visual arts, political & advocacy, professional, religious & spiritual, service, sports clubs both competitive and recreational, and student media.

Check Out Residence Hall Events and Resources

Try a Resource Center 

Additional Resources 

CAPS has advice about social life at college.