Campus Services

As COVID-19 restrictions are eased, more campus resources are being offered in person. Don’t forget that green badges are required for students to access these in-person resources:

Service Status More info
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 The admissions counter and phones (831-459-4408) are open Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to noon, and 1-4 p.m. 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 The pool is open to students for lap swimming and the East Tennis Courts are available for tennis on a reservation system.
The outdoor jogging path around the Upper East Field, the Disc Golf Course, and the West Tennis Courts Open for drop-in use
Bookstore Open 8:30 am to 4 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Will-call window open from 8:30 am to 4 pm. In-store shopping open from 10 am to 3 pm. Effective Sept. 28, the Bookstore will be open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Website
Express Store Currently closed
Computer labs The following three Computer Lab facilities will be open and supporting classes during the fall quarter 2021: Social Sciences 1, Baskin Eng. 105 (24 hrs), and Baskin Eng. 109 (24 hrs). The hours of operation are [online]( Website
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 online. 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
ITS The ITS Support Center and the Faculty Instructional Technology Center (FITC) will continue to support the campus community virtually through fall quarter 2021. The in-person Support Center location in Kerr Hall room 54 and FITC location in McHenry Library room 1330 will remain closed. You can reach the Support Center through SlugHub or and contact the FITC through Website
Libraries The McHenry Library and Science & Engineering Library buildings will reopen for print collections access and on-site services beginning July 1, 2021 as part of the campus reopening. 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 The Seymour Center is now open outdoors on Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Guests can explore the fascinating world of marine science and conservation through a variety of outdoor activities. Website
Stevenson Event Center The Stevenson Event Center has been designated as a remote-learning site for students. To use the space, make a reservation using the online reservation form Website