Residential Communities

  • UCSC's 10 Colleges

    The 10 Colleges

    The colleges at UCSC are instrumental in creating the learning communities and supportive environment that characterize the Santa Cruz experience. more »
  • Transfer Community

    Transfer Community

    The Transfer Community, located at Porter College, allows transfer students to benefit from an academically and socially supportive environment. more »
  • Redwood Grove Apartments

    Redwood Grove

    Redwood Grove is a small, quiet community for incoming transfer students (regardless of college affiliation). more »

  • Affiliated Residential Community Housing (ARCH)

  • The Village

    The Village

    The Village is a community for continuing students and new transfer students located in UCSC’s Lower Quarry on the east side of campus. more »
  • University Town Center

    University Town Center

    The University Town Center (UTC), located on the corner of Pacific and Cathcart streets in downtown Santa Cruz, houses students amidst all that downtown has to offer. Continuing, transfer, and re-entry students are eligible to live here. more »
  • Graduate Student Housing

    Graduate Student Housing

    Graduate Student Housing is an intimate community housing just 82 students. The apartments are set in a beautifully landscaped natural environment located adjacent to "Science Hill", home to many of the campus' main academic facilities. more »
  • Family Student Housing

    Family Student Housing

    Offers apartments for students and their families. It is located on the west side of campus and is situated on the hills overlooking the Monterey Bay and the redwood forest. more »

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