Student Overview

We’re very sorry to inform you that we will not be running Splash this year. 

This cancellation is happening in accordance with the SCU president's announcement to extend online classes through the end of the quarter due to Covid-19.

Click here for Student Registration

Splash will take place on May 16th, 2020

Santa Clara Splash is founded and fully run by Santa Clara University students eager to inspire high school students. During Splash, thousands of high school students will take classes taught by SCU students on anything to everything. Sign up today!

What's taught?
There are no limits to what can be taught! SCU students have the opportunity to teach what they are most passionate about. Courses can introduce you to new topics or expand your knowledge in subjects you know more about. Example courses: 

- How to build your own website
- The history of sumo wrestling in Japan
- How to be a good stand-up comedian 
- GarageBand basics 
- How to develop good smoothie combinations 

Program Essentials
Who: 9th-12th graders
When: May 16th, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Sign-in at 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM)
Where: Santa Clara University
Cost: The program cost for Splash will be $20, but we offer financial aid for students who request it. Please email us at with financial aid requests. You can take as many or as few classes as you want. Lunch is included in the cost. Splash accepts online payment with credit or debit cards through the SCU paysite.

How do I register?
  • First, either 1) Click on "Click Here for Student Registration" on this page OR 2) navigate to "Student" at the top of the site and then "Register." 
  • Second, click "create an account" below the space for entering an existing username and password.
  • Finally, enter your basic information and then also your more detailed profile information on the proceeding page. THIS IS ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO INITIALLY REGISTER FOR SPLASH. If you have successfully created a profile, you are registered for Splash until you have to do class registration in April. 
  • When class registration opens on April 10th, you can register for classes by clicking "Sign up for Classes." This link is not yet available. If you have already created an account and registered for Spring Splash, you will receive emails reminding you of this date.
  • On April 10, you will rank your desired classes based on your first priority to your last priority. Along with all the other students, you will be entered into a lottery that decides what classes you can take. The results of the lottery will be released on April 27.
  • After April 27, you can register for classes on a first-come, first-serve basis. If the class schedule you receive after the lottery is not what you want, you can try to adjust your schedule by taking any of the remaining spots for classes with the first-come, first-serve basis. 
  • You cannot come to the event unless you have registered for classes beginning on April 10. 

Please don't hesitate to contact us at with any questions or concerns! Please also see our FAQ page!

Last modified by cbrunelli on March 19, 2020 at 02:22 p.m.