Student Regent Application Process

Former Student Regents Avi Oved and Marcela Ramirez during their winter 2016 visit to the UC Santa Cruz Campus.

The Student Regent position is a dynamic student leadership position that has the opportunity to influence and shape University of California policy at the highest levels. The first Student Regent was appointed in 1975; there has never been a Student Regent appointed from UC Santa Cruz. Consider applying for this incredibly challening and rewarding position, and change our history.

The deadline for applications for the Student Regent position is Sunday, March 7, 2021. Information about the postition, including the selection process and timeline, is available on the Application Form.

The Dean of Students Office is available to provide information regarding the Student Regent position and application process.  For an appointment, please contact

Current Student Regent Muwwakkil and Student Regent-Designate Atsilvsgi will host a live virtual informational town hall for students interested in the Student Regent position on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Register here.

Apply now to be the next Student Regent!