Inclusivity at Baskin Engineering

Baskin Engineering strives to create an environment that promotes inclusivity, diversity, and anti-racism. Learn more about the programs in support of this commitment.


Academic Excellence Program (ACE)
For over thirty years, the ACE program has been increasing the diversity of students earning their bachelors degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at UC Santa Cruz. We advance educational equity by engaging students in active learning, peer mentoring, skill-building, and community development.


Baskin Engineering Excellence Scholars (BEES)
The Baskin Engineering Excellence Scholars program prepares students for the academic rigors of the University by giving them the tools and resources necessary to achieve academic excellence, not only in their first year, but into their  remaining undergraduate career.


Cal-Bridge Computer Science
The mission of Cal-Bridge is to increase the number of California State University (CSU) students from traditionally underrepresented groups completing bachelors and PhD degrees in physics, astronomy, computer science and engineering, and other STEM fields. 


Disability Resource Center
The Disability Resource Center strives to support retention and graduation of students with disabilities, promote a non-discriminatory campus environment, and encourage student development and independence.


Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP)
The Educational Opportunity Programs provides a variety of academic and personal support programs designed to improve the retention and academic success of first-generation college students from low-income and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds.


Genomics Institute Diversity Programs
The UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute strives to involve all people — regardless of race, class and gender — in our genomics-related research and scholarship. Our diversity programs are designed to encourage and assist underrepresented students in the science field with financial aid, support, and campus resources.


Inclusive Excellence Hub (IEH)
The Baskin Engineering Inclusive Excellence Hub provides access and academic excellence to historically underrepresented students through high impact practices and initiatives, changing the climate, and supporting faculty to implement innovative ideas for inclusive pedagogy.


Hate Bias Response
The students and employees at UCSC appreciate the diversity of humanity and reject prejudice, discrimination, and acts of bias. Hate or bias incidents that are addressed by the Hate/Bias Response Team include actions that are motivated by hate or bias but may not meet the necessary elements required to prove a hate crime.


Learning Support Services (LSS)
LSS provides UCSC undergraduate students inclusive learning sessions facilitated by advanced peers to build a strong foundation for success and engage with a community of learners.


Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)
MESA engages thousands of educationally disadvantaged students so they excel in math and science and graduate with math-based degrees. MESA partners with all segments of California higher education as well as K-12 institutions.


Next Generation Scholars in Applied Mathematics program (SAM)
The Next Generation Scholars in Applied Mathematics program is designed to help low-income students successfully complete the SciCAM MS program, and launch them in their desired career.