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UC Santa Cruz Celebrates Food Day!

NOTE: all Dining Halls closing at 3pm Friday to prepare for this special event.
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Sammy the Slug

Fall Preview Day - Dining Promotion - Oct. 25th

Enjoy a fabulous buffet meal in one of our dining halls for only $7.50
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Healthy Monday

Choose to start the week with Healthy Choices

Dining helps by offering a wide selection of delicious meatless options
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Farm Friday lunch

Farm Fridays - where our chefs stir up excitement!

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College Night Celebration

College Night Celebrations - a UCSC tradition!

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College Eight/Oakes Dining Hall

College Eight/Oakes Dining Hall

With an incredible view of the bay and hillsides of Santa Cruz, this place is as inviting as it gets. This is the home of our campus bakeshop, which produces our entire array of cookies, breads, brownies, and more. If you are looking for late night dining options on the west side of campus, College Eight/Oakes has what you’re craving.

Hours of Operation

Meal Time Day
Hot Breakfast 7:15am-11:00am M-F
Continuous Dining w/ Limited Meal Options* 11:00am-12:00pm M-F
Lunch 12:00pm-2:00pm M-F
Continuous Dining w/ Limited Meal Options* 2:00pm-5:00pm M-F
Dinner 5:00pm-8:00pm Sun-Thurs
Late Night 8:00pm-11:00pm Sun-Thurs
Weekend Brunch 10:00am-2:00pm Sat-Sun
Weekend Limited Options* 2:00pm-5:00pm Sat-Sun
Weekend Dinner 5:00pm-8:00pm Fri-Sat
Late Night: Colleges Nine/Ten 8:00pm-11:00pm Mon-Sun
Late Night: College Eight/Oakes 8:00pm-11:00pm Sun-Thu
Late Night: Banana Joe's Quick Mart (next to Crown Merrill Dining Hall) open till 11:00pm Mon-Thu

* May include grill items, pizza or salad bar. Beverages and desserts are also available.