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Transfer Student Housing

Transfer Community


For many transfer students, living on campus is an important part of the university experience. As a transfer student, you can participate in programs at your UCSC college and at your housing community

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The Transfer Community is located at Porter College and situated on campus to provide easy access to Services for Transfer and Re-Entry Students (STARS). Incoming transfer students affiliated with any UCSC college are welcome here. Transfer Community students will benefit from an academically and socially supportive environment offering special programs designed to help them transition to campus life, build a strong connection with the campus, and get the most out of their UCSC experience. The Transfer Community is a residence hall facility with single, double, and triple rooms.


A limited number of spaces for transfer students are also available at the University Town Center.

UTCUniversity Town Center (UTC), is located in downtown Santa Cruz (1101 Pacific Avenue) and only minutes from the Transit Center with direct bus access to campus. The UTC has double and triple rooms with private bathrooms and kitchenettes