Email Scam Alert - March 29, 2018

March 29, 2018

A widespread email scam that was sent to campus accounts on March 29, 2018. The message appears to be from the University Of California SANTA CRUZ using various .edu email addresses, with the subject line "requires response or New Announcements". The body of the email contains FIXED-TERM (PART-TIME) FACULTY POSITIONS. THIS IS A SCAM.

Please do not click on any of the links or reply to the message. DELETE IT!

If you have responded to the email and started communicating with the spammer, please contact the UCSC Police Department to file a report by calling (831) 459-2231 ext. 1.

When in doubt, report it by contacting the ITS Support Center at, call 459-4357, or email 

For more information on phishing or scams, please review