Residential Life & Housing Office

Residential Life at Crown

Crown College Residential Life and Housing Office

The Crown/Merrill Residential Life and Housing Office serves both Crown and Merrill residents, assisting with a variety of housing and residential related issues. Have a question about housing? Locked out of your room? Call, email, or drop by in person and we can help you! Crown College’s Residential Life and Housing Offices are located on the lower level of the Merrill Plaza building.

Operating Hours:

Weekdays, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

The University observes multiple holidays over the course of a year that will cause offices to close for a limited time. A campus calendar with included holidays like Winter Break can be found here.

Contact Information:

The front office phone number is (831) 459-5689. Our office manager is Lindsay Osborne, and likely can help you with many questions. Lindsay can be reached at losborne@ucsc.edu.

Lock Outs & After Hours Assistance:

We recognize you may need help after our office has closed. There are always people available to assist you with lock outs, safety needs, or anything else!

  • 7:00pm - 3:00am every night - Community Safety Officers (CSOs) can be reached at (831) 459-2100
  • 3:00am - 8:00am every night - Residential Assistants (RAs) can be reached at (831) 212-8722
  • 8:00am - 7:00pm Saturdays & Sundays - Residential Assistants (RAs) can be reached at (831) 212-8722

For a detailed map of Crown College, click here.

Note: Questions about your housing bill, payment plans, or meal plans should be directed to the Campus Housing Office. The Crown Housing Office only handles room placements, room changes, housing cancellation requests, maintenance questions, lock outs, and other general questions relating specifically to Crown College.