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Are you ready for Preview Week?

Find out if Santa Clara is right for you. Join us for a week of virtual events April 5-8 and in-person for Preview Day on Saturday, April 9. Admitted students can visit campus to tour residence halls, learn about majors, attend a resource and organization fair, and meet current students, staff, and faculty.

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Innovations In Dementia Care
Innovations In Dementia Care

BioInnovation and Design Lab partners with Ferry Foundation to design solutions that enrich quality of life for dementia, Alzheimer’s patients.


Cultivating a Swift Sense of Community in Business
Cultivating a Swift Sense of Community in Business
Alexis Takagi '22 Advocates for Better Policy in Education
Alexis Takagi '22 Advocates for Better Policy in Education
Lucy Nino ’22 Hits Hollywood From Home
Lucy Nino ’22 Hits Hollywood From Home
Meet the Incoming President

A proven leader in Catholic higher education and an internationally recognized scholar, Julie H. Sullivan is the first layperson and woman president in Santa Clara University's 171-year history. Sullivan has served as president of the University of St. Thomas for the past nine years where she has created innovative academic programs and championed social innovation.

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