Sammy Awards

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The Sammy Awards 2021-2022 nominations are closed.

Come back in Fall 2022 to nominate 2022-2023 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. 

Do you know a person or organization from the UCSC community who deserves to be recognized for contributing to career engagement? Nominate them today so they may receive a Sammy Award from UCSC Career Success! Submit your nominations today!

Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Undergraduate Student of the Year
  • Graduate 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