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Water Conservation at UCSC

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Living Paper Towel Free in the Residence Halls

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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.

Room options at each community

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.

Housing Options

The tables below show the housing options at each university housing community:

Residence Halls Single
Double
Small
Double
Large
Triple
Triple Quad
College Housing
Cowell
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Stevenson
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Crown
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Merrill
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Porter
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Kresge
Oakes
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College Eight
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College Nine
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College Ten
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Additional Housing
The Village
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Transfer Community
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Apartments Single
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Large
Triple
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College Housing
Cowell Cowell Apartments offline and not in use during 2014-15
Stevenson
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Crown
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Merrill
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Porter Porter Apartments offline and not in use during 2014-15
Kresge
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Oakes
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College Eight
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College Nine
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College Ten
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Additional Housing
Redwood Grove Apartments
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University Town Center
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Graduate Student Apartments
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Room type availability subject to change.