Campus Services

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Academic Advising Academic Advisers are working remotely and are available for student consultations and appointments. See the link at left for information about making an appointment. Make an advising appointment. Website
Admissions Due to COVID-19 concerns, Undergraduate Admissions has adjusted services. The Welcome Center and front counter at Hahn Student Services is closed until further notice. For general inquiries, please send an email to For campus tours inquiries, please email <>. Website
Athletics and Recreation UC Santa Cruz Physical Education spring courses, Adventure Outings, classes and workshops have been postponed until further notice. Website
East and West Recreation Facilities Closed
Outdoor fields, jogging path, hiking trails, west tennis and basketball courts and fitness multi-station Closed
Bookstore Open 8:30 am to 5 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday. The bookstore will be closed to walk-in shopping. Online orders can be picked up at the will-call window. Website
Express Store 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday The Express Store will remain open and will limit the number of individuals allowed inside at any time. Please put distance between yourself and other people (at least 6 feet).
Dean of Students The Dean of Students Office has suspended in-person operations until further notice. It will continue to offer services and support on a remote basis. Website
Slug Support Available to all students on a remote basis. Website
Dining Services View open locations, hours, and menus at []( Website
Financial Aid Financial Aid inquiries can be sent via email to Website
Health Center To address the needs of students during COVID-19, SHS has many new telehealth services for off-campus students, as well as in-person primary care services for students living in Santa Cruz. Medical, mental health, wellness coaching, and advocacy services are available. Read Health Center COVID-19 updates. Website
Libraries Both the McHenry Library and the Science and Engineering Library will be closed until further notice. Services that involve accessing or exchanging physical items will not be offered. All patron-facing services will focus solely on online or remote options. More information about resources and contacts are available at the Library Remote Access webpage. Website
Mail Services Campus Mail Delivery continues. Please notify if your stop is closed. Website
Registrar Business will be conducted via email, instant messaging, and telephone. Website
Transportation and Parking Services Beginning July 1, 2020, all parking on campus will require the display of an appropriate, valid permit or placard, or a virtual permit payment. Read more. Website
Other UCSC Locations
Arboretum The Arboretum and Botanic Garden reopened on June 29. Its hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children, and free for members and volunteers. Guests are asked to follow social distancing protocols, wear a mask, and bring their own drinking water. Website
Farm and Garden, and Alan Chadwick Garden Both locations are closed to the public until further notice in order to protect the health of our staff, students, volunteers, and other visitors. Website
Seymour Marine Discovery Center Closed Website