PhD Info Sessions

Get Your Ph.D in Eduction at UC Santa Cruz

Several times a year we hold onkline info sessions to help you learn more about our PhD program. In these sessions, you get to: 

• Connect with our award-winning faculty
• Hear from current PhD students about their experience at UC Santa Cruz
• Learn about the application process
• Get information on funding opportunities
• Explore potential research areas.

In Fall 2020, there will be three online sessions:

• Thursday October 1 (6:30-8pm Pacific time)  
CLOSED (Please sign up for one of the later sessions.)
• Tuesday October 27 (4:30-6pm Pacific time) 
      CLOSED (Please consider signing up for the final session on Nov 9.)
• Monday November 9 (6:30-8pm Pacific time)           
CLOSED  (This was the final virtual info session. If you're interested in applying, please see the information under Prospective PhD Students.)

Look at the work of our individual faculty and reach out to specific professors whose research feels like a fit with your interests. The best way to find the right mentor is to start those conversations early. If you have questions, please email the staff doctoral advisor at

Additional instructions and information will be posted as it becomes available.