In the News

Student Housing West—What is happening now?

As progress on the development of Student Housing West continues, we are eager to share with the campus community the latest milestones achieved and next steps ahead. Please join us for one of our upcoming open forum sessions: Monday, March 12, 7–8:30 p.m. at the Stevenson Event Center Tuesday, March 13, noon–1:30 p.m. at the […]

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Coast Line: UCSC alumni forum on student housing set Jan. 29

UC Santa Cruz and Capstone Development Partners will host the second alumni open forum on Student Housing West 5:30-7 p.m. Monday at Oakes Learning Center on campus. Student Housing West is the proposed 3,000-bed housing project being developed as a public-private partnership rather than a UC enterprise. The Alumni Council ad hoc subcommittee, chaired by […]

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Campus seeks feedback on environmental review of Student Housing West

UC Santa Cruz is soliciting feedback on the environmental review for Student Housing West, a housing project that would substantially expand on-campus housing options for students. People can learn more about the project and submit feedback during an information and scoping session from 6–8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Oakes College’s Academic Building, Classroom 105. Due to […]

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Progress made on Student Housing West

The Student Housing West project continues to progress. The project, which will deliver 3,000 beds to campus by 2022, includes housing for upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, students with families, and child care. This project is critical in addressing the need for more on-campus housing. We have selected Capstone Development Partners as our preferred developer to […]

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Open forums on Student Housing West project

UC Santa Cruz will host two open forums on Student Housing West, a new housing development project that will offer more opportunities for students to live on campus. Both forums will be on Nov. 1 and are open to faculty, staff, and students. People can learn more about the project and ask questions of planners. […]

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Input sought on impact of Student Housing West

UC Santa Cruz is beginning the environmental review of Student Housing West, the proposed 3,000-bed student housing project on the west side of campus. Student Housing West would significantly expand campus housing, creating 2,100 new beds while providing an additional 900 beds so that lounge space can be restored and reduce some housing density. The […]

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Expanding the UCSC Child Care Center

New expanded child care center for student, staff, and faculty parents coming to campus A work group with representation from the Staff Advisory Board, the Committee on Faculty Welfare, the Academic Senate’s Committee on Planning and Budget, the Student Union Assembly, the Graduate Student Association, and campus administrators was recently appointed to develop the program […]

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Housing expansion supports student success

By Sarah Latham, Vice Chancellor Business and Administrative Services Living on campus is an important element in the success of our students. Immersion in a campus environment helps foster student engagement and a sense of community, as many studies have shown. We have a responsibility to ensure adequate on-campus housing for our current and future […]

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