When Should I Complete the Online Programs?

We Are Slugs is assigned to all incoming undergraduate students. The deadline for completing We Are Slugs! is specific to the quarter that you start classes. Please look for your term specific timelines below. 

Winter 2023 Admit Timelines:

Congratulations and Welcome to UC Santa Cruz!  

As you prepare to join the campus community,  we want you to understand the expectations of all community members. All incoming undergraduate students are required to complete the We Are Slugs! series of three introductory, online modules created in collaboration with Vector Solutions.

The We Are Slugs program is currently implementing a new platform and we have yet to provide Winter incoming students access to the system.  Please keep an eye out as you will receive an email as soon as the modules are assigned and you can begin working on the program.

Fall 2022 Admit Timelines:

Congratulations and Welcome to UC Santa Cruz!  

As you prepare to join the campus community,  we want you to understand the expectations of all community members. All incoming undergraduate students are required to complete the We Are Slugs! series of three introductory, online modules created in collaboration with Everfi.

Students who have not completed all assigned programs by September 30, 2022 11:59 p.m. will have winter enrollment holds placed on their accounts. The programs will remain available by logging in directly to the Everfi website but the hold will remain in place until completion. Please consider that once holds are placed, there will be a delay of up to two business days before the removal can be processed.

Information for Students about completing the program:

  • You can access your assigned We Are Slugs! programs by logging in to your my.ucsc.edu account and viewing your to-do list. 
    • Note: You may also receive email reminders with links to the programs. The University is working directly with EverFi and the link in the email is secure.
  •  Note: If you are already logged in to UCSC, the link will take you directly into your assigned training. If not, please click on the green “UCSC Login” button to log in.

  • You may log in and out of the program at the end of each section. The section ends are marked with a "Next" button. Do NOT log out until you click the "Next" button or you will have to repeat the entire section you just completed!

  • Please visit weareslugs.ucsc.edu for more information.