About the Site

UC-Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

  • Grades 5+
  • Residential

Situated in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking Monterey Bay and only 33 miles from the high-tech hub of Silicon Valley, the University of California at Santa Cruz is an ideal setting for educational pursuits. Known for a strong interdisciplinary focus and innovative approach to teaching, the university is comprised of several colleges, each a distinct residential community within this major research institution. Students enjoy the redwood trees and ocean views while traversing the spacious and scenic campus. The temperate climate provides a comfortable living and learning environment, providing good opportunities for field study and research. About 200 students and 50 staff are expected to attend each session.

Session One
June 30 – July 19, 2024

Session Two
July 21 – August 9, 2024

Transportation and Contact Information

A student shuttle service is available only from San Francisco International Airport (SFO). You will receive maps, directions, and shuttle service details with your course notification.

University of California, Santa Cruz

Courses Offered