Feb 20
COSMOS 2015 Application Closes
Apr 17
Admission Notifications Sent
Jul 5
COSMOS 2015 Opening Day
Aug 1
COSMOS 2015 Closing Day

Application  Information

  • The COSMOS 2015 Application for Admission IS NOW OPEN!  
  • All application materials must be post-marked by the deadline of February 20, 2015 to be considered on time for review.  Access the application here.
  • UCSC COSMOS will hold online Virtual Information and Application Sessions on January 29 and February 10, 2015 from 6:30-8pm each evening.  Check back for log-in instructions on the days of the sessions.
  • For January 29th's Virtual Information Session at 6:30 p.m., please follow the directions below:
    1. Click and login at:
    2. Then, call into this line:  For U.S. & Canada, call 866.740.1260 and  Use access code: 4591761
    3. For those outside of U.S. & Canada, call: 303.248.0285, there will be a toll charge. Use access code: 4591761

COSMOS Newsletter: Our Universe

Read an in-depth article about UCSC COSMOS in Santa Cruz Tech Beat!

To see what happened at COSMOS 2014, click here.

COSMOS Statewide

Four University of California Campuses currently offer a COSMOS summer program. Click the cooresponding links below to visit the other COSMOS program websites.

The COSMOS Program is administered statewide by the University of California Office of the President (UCOP).


COSMOS at UCSC is housed within the Educational Partnership Center (EPC) under the Division of Undergraduate Education.