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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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Information sessions for students

To: UCSC students From: Associate Vice Chancellor, Colleges, Housing and Educational Services, Sue Matthews Dear UCSC students, As some of you may already know, UCSC is about to embark on a significant new housing development project that will bring up to 3000 new beds to the west side of campus with the first phase of […]

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Housing more students on campus

To: UC Santa Cruz Community From: Chancellor George Blumenthal and Vice Chancellor of Business and Administrative Services Sarah Latham UC Santa Cruz houses a greater percentage of undergraduates on campus than any other campus in the UC system—53 percent. That’s a point of pride for us, as research shows that living on campus is a […]

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President Napolitano’s system wide initiative

University of California President Janet Napolitano on Jan. 20, 2016, announced a housing initiative aimed at supporting current students and future enrollment growth across the UC system. Through the initiative, UC expects to expand the pool of student housing over the next four years, and to accelerate the timetable for completing student housing developments that […]

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