ACE Sessions in Summer and Fall 2022

ACE Problem Solving Sessions are held in-person & remotely in Summer and Fall 2022, consistent with campus policy; see the session schedule below for further details.


Please read before applying to ACE

  • ACE session(s) are supplementary to lecture course(s). They are not listed in your portal’s schedule of classes.
  • Attendance at both ACE problem solving sessions each week of the quarter is required.
  • Attendance at ACE mentoring sessions once per week is required.
  • If you cannot attend ACE session meetings for the entire quarter, you cannot participate in the ACE session.

Applications are accepted from

  • Undergraduate students enrolled in STEM courses currently supported by ACE
  • Priority is given to students with majors in the Physical & Biological Sciences Division or the Baskin School of Engineering. EOP students, and previous ACE students also receive priority.

ACE Summer & Fall 2022 Session Schedule

  • Please only apply for ACE Session(s) that match the courses you are enrolled in for the Summer and Fall 2022 quarter.
  • You may participate in up to 2 different ACE sessions each quarter.

Click to access: ACE Summer 2022 Application

Application for Summer Session 1 and 8-Week has CLOSED

LAST CHANCE Deadline to Apply for Summer Session 2: Thursday July 28th, 2022 at 6:00pm (Click to mark your calendar)

Click to access: ACE Fall 2022 Application

Deadline to Apply: Friday, September 9th at 6:00pm (mark your calendar here)

How To Request Application Edits & Add/Drop/Swap ACE Sessions

You may request edits to the session selections made on your application or add/drop/swap ACE sessions using the form below. Add/drop/swap requests will be accepted up until the add/drop/swap date of the given quarter. In the case of a drop or swap, please notify your session leader either in session or via email in addition to filling out the add/drop/swap form.

IMPORTANT TIP: Google Forms work best when submitting on a computer. Make sure you’re signed in with only your UCSC email and signed out of all personal gmail accounts.


What to expect after you apply:

  • After submitting your application, you will receive an automatic email confirmation with a copy of your application submission. NOTE: If you do not receive this automatic email confirmation, it means you did not hit “submit” after filling out the application. You will need to then fully submit your application correctly in order for it to be processed.
  • If you would like to make changes to your application, please use the ACE Application Edit & Session Add Drop Swap form above.
  • You will receive an application update email approximately 1 week prior to the start of instruction.