Recent Student Quotes

    Womxn's Backpack Big Sur

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    "I will always carry with me the feeling of such compassion, inclusion and community that I have never been able to be a part of before. I will always remember the grace and empathy of my leaders, who pushed me beyond what I thought I was capable of, and for that, I am forever grateful. This trip has forever marked my orientation and memories of my time here (at UCSC)."

  • Wilderness Orientation

  • group in the mountains"Being in a safe space with supportive people helped me grow emotionally and connect with my group members."

  • ELP Backpacking Big Sur

  • elp_backpacking

    "These trips make my experience at UCSC better by giving me a chance to clear my head and get away from the stress of school, meet new people, and see beautiful places."

  • Meditation and Mindfulness

  • meditation_and_mindfulness

    "It made me more comfortable with myself and substantially more confident as a person. The skills I learned were applicable to every single day."