Intern and Family Information for SIP Presentation Day

Saturday, August 19th, 8:30AM – 5:15PM

Presentation Day marks the end of this year’s Science Internship Program (SIP). It is a full-day, multi room science conference with presentations in three concurrent rooms, representing fourteen different disciplines across the University of California Santa Cruz.

Interns, mentors, parents, and guests are invited to UCSC campus to hear from interns as they present the results of their summer’s research. Please see below for more specific information about the event.

Event Details and Agenda
Presentation Day will run from 8:30AM to 5:15PM on the UC Santa Cruz campus. The main gathering place for the event will be the College 9/10 Multi-Purpose Room (MPR). Presentations will run in three classrooms in College 9/10 concurrently: Social Sciences 1, room #110; Social Sciences 2, room #71; and Social Sciences 2, room #75.

Presentation Day Agenda

8:30 – 8:40AM Welcome & Introduction (*In SocSci1 & SocSci2)
8:40 – 10:15AM Session 1: Intern Presentations
10:15 – 10:35AM Morning Break: Refreshments (In MPR)
10:35 – 12:05PM Session 2: Intern Presentations
12:05 – 1:30PM Lunch Break: Lunch Provided (In MPR)
1:30 – 3:00PM Session 3: Intern Presentations
3:00 – 3:20PM Afternoon Break: Refreshments (In MPR)
3:20 – 4:50PM Session 4: Intern Presentations
4:50 – 5:15PM Refreshments and Closing Remarks (In MPR)

A map of the area with Presentation locations can be found here.

Very limited parking is available in the following lots: #114, #164, #165, and #166. These lots are free on weekends and are located very close to College 9/10 Multi-Purpose Room and Social Sciences buildings. There is extremely limited parking in these lots, however, so if you are planning to arrive on UCSC Campus past 9:00 AM please plan to park in the Core West Parking lot.

SIP recommends that the majority of interns and families plan to park in the Core West parking lot. It is free on the weekends. There will be signs and flags indicating the way to the SIP Presentations; please be sure to follow those flags once you park.

A map of parking on campus can be found here. Please contact SIP Staff ( with any questions.

Parking Accommodations

If you have a handicap placard please note that there are several spots available next to the College 9/10 Multi-Purpose Room. For individuals who don’t have a handicap placard but do have concerns about mobility, please note that a van will be available to shuttle families from the Core West Parking Lot to the event meeting location. Shuttles will run from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM and again from 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM.

SIP will provide a mid-morning snack, a mid-afternoon snack, and lunch, as well as light refreshments, to enjoy at the end of the day while SIP Director Raja GuhaThakurta wraps up the summer program. We will not have refreshments available first thing in the morning, however; please head directly to the classrooms at 8:30AM.

Please note that lunch will be a buffet; vegetarian options will be available.