Student and Parent Resources

We've compiled a list of resources for your needs while you are a student at UC Santa Cruz. Parents and guardians are welcome to utilize the information below, as well, but we strongly encourage students to take the initiative and conduct their affairs themselves while they attend college.

UCSC Financial Aid Office:
The office for the Financial Aid and Scholarships can be found in the Hahn Student Services building located near the bookstore. To access contact information and hours of business you can look at their website at http://financialaid.ucsc.edu/index.html

Crown College Academic Office:
Most academic affairs are handled through your affiliated college. The academic office offers resources to you in your time as a student here, including one-on-one consultations with academic advisors, academic appeals, consultations to help you choose your major and instructions on how to apply for your major, all information regarding your graduation process, and anything concerning the core course. Their website can be found at http://crown.ucsc.edu/academics/.

Crown College Family Guide
This helpful guide includes key dates for the current academic year as well as move-in packing lists and other resources for families.

UCSC Student Housing:
For general information, such as billing, charges for damages, dining, important dates, policies and contracts, room rates, and other important information the UCSC-wide campus housing is an excellent place to find answers. The main housing website can be found at http://www.housing.ucsc.edu/.
For any information specific to Crown College you can contact our housing coordinator, Denise Varner. Her email address is crownmerrillhousing@ucsc.edu and her office phone number is (831) 459-2675. If you'd like to visit her in person you can come to the Crown/Merrill Residential Life Office during our office hours, which are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Residential Life:
You are currently on our Residential Life Office's website, but if you'd like to contact us via phone you can call our front desk at (831) 459-2144. If the person at our front desk can't answer your question directly he or she will direct you to the appropriate resources. Our office is located in the Merril Plaza, below the Viva's Restaurant. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Crown College Professional and Student Staff:
For a complete list of our staff members and their contact information please visit our staff directory at http://crown.ucsc.edu/information/staff.php

Student Business Services:
All accounts and billing affairs are handled through our Student Business Services. Their office is located in the Hahn Student Services building near the bookstore. To find more specific information about Student Business Services visit their website at http://sbs.ucsc.edu/.

Postal Services:
Every student living on campus has a mailbox located at their affiliated college. Your box number will be assigned to you a day or two after you move into your housing. Packages may be recieved via your mailbox. The mailroom for Crown College is located near the Crown Circle, right across from the Academic building. Please contact mkistler@ucsc.edu if you have any questions regarding mail or mailboxes at Crown.

Parent and Guardian Specific Information:
The University has created a page specifically for parents and guardians. The information provided in this website is tailored to the needs and concerns of parents and guardians and therefore is an excellent resource. The website can be found here: http://admissions.ucsc.edu/apply/parents-and-guardians/