About CIED 

CIED is in the Division of Graduate Studies, located in Kerr Hall, but serves as an entrepreneurial resource for both graduate and undergraduate students and faculty and staff of UCSC, as well as the regional community. Read about our mission and history.

Academic Mission 

CIED hosts and cohosts popular events, including CruzHacks, Slug Tank, and the Business Design Showcase, and entrepreneurial speakers and workshops. In addition, CIED promotes its academic mission with a Summer Entrepreneurship Academy (SEA), development of an entrepreneurship Graduate Minor (emphasis), and by connecting you to:

Support CIED @ UCSC 

Support CIED by sponsoring its events and programs. Specify, if you wish, what CIED event or program you want your gift to support.

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