The Black Student Union's (formerly known as the Afrikan/Black Student Alliance's) program, Destination Higher Education (DHE), introduces newly admitted students to the Afrikan/Black/Caribbean community and student life on the UC Santa Cruz campus. DHE provides personal, social, and academic workshops that focus on the Black Experience at UC Santa Cruz and are presented by African/Black/Caribbean students at UC Santa Cruz.

Dismantle Our Chains to Liberate Our Brains

The DHE coordinators this year are Paradyse Oakley, Ananda Brooks, and Justin Colbert. The program is scheduled from April 13th to April 15th which is a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

If you interested in attending, or if you have any questions about Destination Higher Education, please e-mail Please be sure to include your name, telephone number, and address in the e-mail.

Applications for DHE 2019 are closed. Please stay tuned for our DHE 2020 applications in the Spring.

DHE 2017

DHE 2017