September 2017

Student Welcome

Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT

Rachel Carson West Field

Welcome to college! This special welcome, just for students, will be active and fast-paced as you get to meet your new neighbors, peers, and friends.

Living at RCC

Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

RCC Plaza

Curious as to what living on campus actually looks like? In this session, you will get to meet your Resident Assistants and Coordinator for Residential Education, and learn more about residence hal...

Quad Connections

Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM PDT

RCC Residence Hall Lobbies

Explore the residence halls and meet new friends with different food and activities in each quad lobby!

Find Your Classes Tour

Sunday, September 24, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM PDT

Meet at Red Room

Join your OLs and tour around the academic buildings on campus. Bring your class schedule so you can save time on the first day and know where you are going! This tour will end at Classroom Unit 2 ...

Safety on Campus

Sunday, September 24, 2017 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM PDT

Classroom Unit 2

Join the Chief of Police, Nader Oweis, and Title IX Officer, TBD, for a conversation about safety and resources on campus. This is a required session for all new students.

Lip Sync Party

Sunday, September 24, 2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT

RCC Red Room

Channel your inner celebrity and perform your own rendition of top hits! Snacks will be provided and choreographed dance moves are encouraged.

RCC 101

Monday, September 25, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

West Field House

What happens at college when you're not in the classroom? Come meet the RCC Student Life Staff to find out more. Learn about ways to get involved, tips for success in your first year, the Principle...

Academic Advising

Monday, September 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM PDT

Thimann Lecture Hall 003

Meet your college academic advisors and learn about the best strategies for academic success. Meet your Orientation Leaders at the Rachel Carson Plaza at 12:30 to walk over together. A/B Quads - 1...

Getting Around Santa Cruz Workshop

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

RCC Red Room

Curious about what there is to do in Santa Cruz and how you can get there? This workshop will cover the bus system, cool places to visit, and ways to work and volunteer off campus. Snacks will be p...

Choose Your Own Adventure Tour

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PDT

Meet at Red Room

What do you want to know about on campus? Come to this tour with questions like: Where is the best place to eat on campus? What are some UCSC landmarks? What is the most unique place at each colleg...

DIY Lava Lamp Social

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM PDT

A-Quad lobby

Want to meet your building mates? Need a cool decoration piece for your dorm? Come to the DIY Lava lamp social where you and your friends can make your very own groovy lava lamp and social with oth...

RCC Council Info Session

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM PDT

RCC Red Room

Do you want to make an impact on RCC and find a space for your voice to be heard? RCC Council is the place for you. Come to the info session to learn more about what RCC Council is about, what they...

Destination Diversity: The First Stop Towards Building an Inclusive Community at UCSC

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT

Classroom Unit 2

What does it mean to live in a world free from oppression and injustice? What would a more equitable world look like? No one has all the answers, but we can choose to envision them together. This 2...

Open Mic Night

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM PDT

I night of singing, talent and food for the new students and returning students of RCC!

First Day Coffee & Donuts

Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT

RCC Student Life Office

Happy first day of school! Grab a donut and coffee on the way to class while visiting our brand new Student Life Office. The Student Life Office is located in the Red Building in the RCC Plaza,...

Good Night & Good Luck

Thursday, September 28, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT

RCC Red Room

Congratulations on finishing your first day of classes! Stop by the Red Room for some sweet treats and notes of luck for the upcoming year.

First Day of School Derief Game Night

Friday, September 29, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT

BL Lounge

I want to see how my residents fist day of school went, so I will be having a game night where we play board games and debrief all of our first day of school. This is a big deal for freshman becaus...

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Welcome back Yoga

Saturday, September 30, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

Red room

Giving residents a fresh start to a new year with a free relaxing yoga session that is provided by FitLife.

Slugs CARE: Promoting Healthy Relationships at UCSC

Saturday, September 30, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM PDT

Classroom Unit 2

This required session will cover topics including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking; including how to prevent it, intervene, and support survivors. In addition, there ...

Navigating UCSC

Saturday, September 30, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM PDT

CL lobby

A program will be held to help the residents navigate different platforms such as the UCSC portal and laundry. Everyone is welcomed to join and ask any question they would like!

Ongoing Events

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Sunday Funday: Rachel Carson Apartment Get Together!

Friday, March 04, 2016 2:00 PM - Sunday, March 04, 2018 4:00 PM PST

Rachel Carson College Upper Apartment Lawn

The Rachel Carson College apartment RAs are teaming up to host a fun filled community program with a variety of different activities. Bubbles, painting, button making, and other games as well as fo...

Importance of self care

Saturday, September 30, 2017 7:00 PM - Friday, December 15, 2017 7:00 PM PST

AL #305

When you are buried with school, work, and personal issues, it’s hard to take time for yourself. Self care is when you step back and rejuvenate your emotions, body, and mind. Remember that in order...