Guide to UC Santa Cruz

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Located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains on just over 2,000 acres, UC Santa Cruz is made up of 10 colleges, nestled among trees and connected by a labyrinth of trails and footbridges. The neighborhood leading up to the university is residential, with some student and faculty housing. The university hosts community events throughout the year, including Santa Cruz Shakespeare performances during the summer. Several public trails are located in the woods surrounding the university.

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Chill Out Cafe

860 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Mexican Restaurants

Taqueria Vallarta No 2

893 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Pizza Restaurants

Pleasure Pizza East Side Eatery

800 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Coffee Houses

Verve Coffee Roasters

816 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Pizza Restaurants

Pleasure Pizza

4000 Portola Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Coffee Houses

Coffeetopia

3701 Portola Dr., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

American Restaurants

Suda Restaurant

3910 Portola Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

"Healthy, fun and delicious!" - Dan V.

American Restaurants

Betty Burgers

1000 41st Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Scenes from UC Santa Cruz
Night in Santa Cruz, CAIMG_20171204_082402shells_vs_resist_L3616613Pelagic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus)Western Gull (Larus occidentalis)Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)puddleLight between our fingersAmerican Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)Common Raven (Corvus corax)