Winter Move In

Move in day for all new students to College Nine, including all New Frosh, Transfers, and International Students is on Friday, January 5th, 2018 between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

No one will be permitted to move in prior to this date and time as the University is close through Monday, January 1st, 2018

Please come directly to the College Nine and College Ten Residential Life & Housing Office between 10am-2pm on Friday, January 5th, 2018 to get your move-in packet and pick up a 20-minute unloading pass. The Residential Life and Housing Office is located at College Nine, R1 Hague House, on the First Floor.

Once you have picked up your move-in packet, we will direct you to your building.  Use the 20-minute unloading pass to park near your building while unloading.  If you or your family need to park for an extended period of time, you will need to check the TAPS (Transportation and Parking Services) website for available parking lots and permits required, if any. TAPS

If you would like to view a map of our college, please go here.

Additional Note for New Students: If you are a new student to UCSC, you may have Orientation related events during the weekend, so please check in with your Resident Assistant (RA) or Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE) upon arrival to find out more information.

Directions from the base of campus:

The campus address is 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, which will take you to the base of campus. Detailed directions can be found below:

- Follow Glenn Coolidge Dr. until Hager Dr.

- Turn Left on Hager Dr. and follow until McLaughlin Dr.

- Turn Left on McLaughlin Dr. until you reach College Nine Rd.

- Turn Right on College Nine Rd. and follow the signs to the College Nine and College Ten Residential Life & Housing Office.

If you have any questions regarding the move-in process for new residents or need accommodations beyond this, please refer to the Move-In email sent from the College Nine and College Ten Housing Office, or contact the College Nine and College Ten Residential Life and Housing Office at 831-459-3834. Our office is open Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm through Friday, December 23rd, 2017.  The Housing Office will be closed from Sayurday, December 23rd, 2017 – Monday, January 1st. Re-opens on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018.

Housing Assignment

To check out your specific housing assignment and receive roommate names and contact information, please log into your account on Student Housing Online (SHO) at We encourage you to connect with your new roommates over Winter Break!

For Continuing Students

Please go directly to your residential room any time after 10:00 AM on Friday, January 5th, 2018. Early arrivals are not permitted. Visit the College Nine and College Ten Residential Life and Housing Office if you need an unloading pass (valid for 20 minutes), otherwise you will need a parking permit from the TAPS office near the base of campus if you, or your family members, plan to park for an extended period.

Classes begin on Monday, January 8th, 2018.

Enjoy your break and see you in 2018!