Exploring Area Attractions
Dolphin at Seymour Lab
UC Santa Cruz is often cited as one of the most beautiful college campuses in the world. The physical setting combines award winning architecture with the natural surroundings of redwood forests and the Pacific Ocean.
The campus is composed of 10 unique colleges, each designed to incorporate the natural surroundings and to facilitate student learning and community. The colleges each have residential space (apartments or residence halls), dining facilities nearby, and meeting space. The campus also hosts a number of on-campus and off-campus attractions.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Poppies found along the Big Sur coastline