Sammy Awards


The Sammy Awards were created in 2018 to celebrate and recognize contributions towards career development in the UCSC community. Every year, the Sammies are awarded to a diverse group of community members from on and off campus, ranging from undergraduate students to administrators to employers. Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Undergraduate Student of the Year
  • Gradate Student of the Year
  • Student Organization of the Year
  • Honored Faculty
  • Honored Staff
  • Honored Administrator
  • Employer of the Year
  • Recruiter of the Year
  • Alumni of the Year
  • Excellence Award

More information about the awards and their eligibility requirements can be found on the Sammy Awards requirements page.

Take a look at past years' winners by checking out the Sammy Awards winners archive. 

The 2020-2021 Sammy Awards

This year's Sammy Awards were shared with campus virtually. You can watch the 2020-2021 Sammy Awards ceremony on Career Success' YouTube channel.

Thank you to all our winners, nominees, and those who submitted nominations!