Student Regent Recruitment

To: UCSC Students

From: Alma Sifuentes, Dean of Students

One of the most important leadership opportunities offered to UC students is an appointment to serve on the UC Board of Regents. If you are interested in a University leadership position that will provide you with a rewarding and challenging experience, I encourage you to apply for the prestigious position of UC Student Regent.

The Student Regent position is a two year commitment to serve as a member on the Board of Regents of the University of California.From the time of appointment as a Student Regent in July 2011, the appointee holds the title "Regent-designate" and is invited to participate in all Regental meetings as a non-voting member.Beginning July 1, 2012, the Student Regent will serve as a full voting member of the Board of Regents.

A candidate for the position of Student Regent must be an enrolled undergraduate, graduate, or professional student in good academic standing for the two-year duration. Once appointed, the Student Regent must resign from all other elected or appointed positions.

The Student Regent's University academic and parking fees are waived for the two year period. Additionally, a Student Regent will be reimbursed for expenses incurred for attending Regent Board and committee meetings.

All interested students may obtain an application at All applications are due no later than February 17, 2011.

I encourage you to seriously consider this unique opportunity and get an early start completing the application by researching the essay questions and preparing your resume. I invite you to learn more about the Student Regent position by participating in an informational orientation as follows:

January 25th, 12:00 – 1:30 pm @ Hahn Student Services, Room 245 or
January 27th, 10:00 – 11:30 am at Bay Tree's Amah Mutsun Conference Room

Also, don't miss out on an opportunity to meet the current Student Regent, Jesse Cheng, on February 8, 2011 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm at the University Center's Sentinel Room.

Let's make our campus proud and create history by ensuring that the next Student Regent is a UCSC student. For more information regarding the Student Regent position, or the application process, please write to or call 831-459-1676