About Science Excellence Advising

Science Excellence (Sci-X) Advising is part of the Undergraduate Advising network available to students who are pursuing a major in the Science Division at UC Santa Cruz.

At Science Excellence, we support you in developing your academic goals through academic planning, workshops, and our three discovery seminars.

Sci-X Advising is for:

  • First-year proposed Science and Math majors
  • First-year undeclared students in the Life & Health Science, the Physical Science & Math, and the Undeclared Environmental Policy, Science, & Sustainability advising clusters.

Our mission

Our mission is to empower students to become active participants in their academic careers by developing their skills in navigating the institution and thinking like a “scientist”. We strive to create an environment of belonging, where students feel supported and encouraged to excel in their educational journey.