Black Academy

Visit our Black Academy Resource Page

for in-depth program details and the application to participate.

June 30, 2023 is the deadline to apply.


Black Academy 2023 (September 16 - September 20, 2023) will include:

  • Student panels enabling you to ask questions of student leaders

  • Academic and personal success workshops

  • Introduction to pertinent campus resources

  • Team and community-building opportunities

  • Tours of UCSC

  • Introduction to AARCC professional staff and student staff

  • Opportunity to build life-long relationships with other Black Academy participan 

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the AARCC Director, Autumn Johnson, at or


Check out some highlights of previous Black Academy Cohorts!