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Santa Cruz, CA 600 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, California 95060
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University of California, Santa Cruz

Located on 2,000 rolling acres overlooking Monterey Bay, UC Santa Cruz offers one of the most scenic campuses in the country. Blending the feel or a liberal arts college with the resources of a big research institution, this University of California branch offers a rich educational and social experience. It is one of the top public colleges in the state. The school is only a ten-minute drive from our hotel near the beach boardwalk.

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1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064




Open Daily


  • Graduation
  • Founder's Celebration
  • Reunions


  • Campus Tours
  • Athletics
  • Lectures
  • Art Exhibits
  • Performances


  • How do I get there using the public transportation?

    You can take Santa Cruz Metro from our hotel directly to the UC campus. It is only a short walk to Bus 20 which travels through Downtown Santa Cruz and then up to the campus. The trip takes about 45 minutes and costs $2 per trip or $6 for a day pass. 
  • Does the campus provide tours for incoming students?

    Taking a tour is the best way to get a feel for life at the university. Tours are offered throughout the year on most weekdays, and you can sign up online to find out the upcoming dates and times. Walking tours take approximately 90 minutes and begin with an admissions presentation.

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