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University of California, Santa Cruz

Conference Services
1156 High Street

Santa Cruz, California 95060

350Largest Group
100Meeting Rooms
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Plan your next conference or event on the beautiful University of California Santa Cruz campus, overlooking the incredible Monterey Bay, surrounded by majestic redwood forests in Santa Cruz, CA. Our expanded Meeting Management Services serve both large and small groups and our accommodations are comfortable and affordable. Call today and discover why UCSC is the best place to be!

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
San Jose - 40
San Francisco - 75
Monterey - 40
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
San Jose / 40
University of California Santa Cruz has housing accommodations available mid-June through August.
Room Type(s):
Residence Halls
Suite/Apt Style
Bath Type(s):
Communal Semi-Private
Largest Group:
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
Largest Theatre Style:
Internet connectivity is available in meeting and guest rooms. Teleconference, video conference and computer labs are also available.
Food & Beverage:
Daily rate includes 3 dining hall meals. Specialized catering also available: buffet, barbecues, breaks and special events.
Special Rates and Packages:
$108.90 per day (double occupancy) includes 3 meals.
Overnight Accommodations Available:
Ideally Suited For:
Family Reunion
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception
Youth Retreat/Camp

Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Classrooms We offer a variety of classrooms accommodating from 20 - 90 people.

Lecture Halls Our Lecture Halls can accommodate from 128 - 473 people.


Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Adult Conference Housing Suite/Apartment Style Shared no
Youth Programs Residence Halls Communal no



  • Campus Dining Halls
    All meals (except those catered by your group) will be served in one of our campus dining halls. You will have several entre options at each meal including vegetarian choices.


Meeting Management We offer services from budget planning to on-site logistics including web registrations.

Campus Shuttles UCSC operates free shuttle buses (Monday - Friday) to transport visitors and students around the campus. The shuttles run on regularly scheduled routes.

Area Attractions

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Ride the world-famous Giant Dipper roller coaster and enjoy our spectacular beachfront setting on beautiful Monterey Bay.

Roaring Camp Railroads See California's towering redwood forests from two historic railroads on your next visit to the San Francisco or Monterey Bay Areas.

Santa Cruz Mountain Wineries On a full day wine tasting in the Santa Cruz Mountains, you can typically visit up to 5 wineries.


  • "Over the past 20 years, conferences at UCSC enhance our International reputation. Our participants are enchanted with the 2,000 acre UCSC campus overlooking the Monterey Bay and Pacific Ocean. We are happy with the modern facilities, the wonderful staff and healthy meals. Santa Cruz is a vacation destination, and UCSC is the essence of a educational/vacation." Teresa Epstein, NLP University~
    NLP University

  • "The campus of UCSC and its staff have been providing Camp SEA Lab with tremendous customer service each summer catered to suit our needs. Our program participants love to experience the magic of the redwoods that meets the sea!" Amity Wood,Program Manager -Camp SEA Lab
    Camp Sea Lab

  • "We rely on UCSC Conference Services and their amazing staff for housing our seasonal personnel." Jennifah Chard - Shakespeare Santa Cruz
    Shakespeare Santa Cruz

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