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.

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University of California, Santa Cruz

Courses Offered