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Moving to campus

Welcome New Fall 2015 Students!

What to pack, move-in dates, special events, etc.
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UCSC Student
Parents and Families Enjoy Dining Discount During Move-In

Stop in for lunch during move-in - September 17-20
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Packing for College
Mini-Fridge, Towels, Yoga Mat, Surge Protector... too much to pack?

Some things to consider...
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Triple Room Video Tour
Want to See My Triple Room?

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Princeton Green Campus Review

UC Santa Cruz named in top 50 'greenest' colleges

Princeton Review ranks campus’s comprehensive approach to sustainability
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Water Conservation at UCSC

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Housing Options

Three students at move inUC Santa Cruz offers a variety of housing options, including traditional residence halls and college apartments. Freshman are typically assigned to live in the residence halls at their college. For new transfer students, housing options include the Transfer Community, The Village, and University Town Center. Continuing students are eligible to live at The Village, University Town Center, and at any college, however they have higher priority at their affiliated college.

Residence Halls
The residence halls, which include both shared and private rooms, typically house 15 to 50 students per floor and have common bathrooms and lounge and/or study areas.

Apartments are generally reserved for seniors and juniors (and some sophomores). They have shared and private rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms.