Crown Move-in & Welcome Week 2016

Friday, September 16 - New Students
Sunday, September 18 - Continuing Students

Before Move-In:

Housing Assignments & Move-in Days

  • All move-in communications will be sent to your UCSC email address. You will receive detailed information about your housing assignment via your UCSC email account in mid-August. If you are are a new UCSC student living at Crown, your move-in day is Friday, September 16th. Continuing students moving in to Crown, can do so starting Sunday, September 18th.

Sign up For a Move-In Time

  • Unloading spaces are limited, so it is important to sign up for a particular time slot for arrival on your assigned move-in day.
  • Check your e-mail in early September and follow the link to sign up for your specific move-in time.
  • Sign up for ONE slot.  If you need to change your sign up, follow the link again, sign up for a different time AND remember to delete yourself from your previous selection so it becomes available for someone else. Instructions for deleting a previous selection are on the sign up page.

Move-In Day:

  1. Go to Merrill Parking Lot #119.
  2. Bring a picture ID (driver’s license, passport, student ID card) to the Move-in table to pick up your keys and Move-in parking pass.
  3. After checking in you will be directed to drive up to Crown. As we have limited parking, you will be allowed only two vehicles to unload.
  4. You have 20 minutes to unload your vehicle(s) at the curb near your building.
  5. After unloading, you will need to immediately move your car to the East Remote parking lot.
  6. A campus shuttle will be available at East Remote to bring you and your family back to Crown to unpack and settle in.
  7. The first Crown welcome week event is tonight at 7:00 p.m. Check the preview schedule for more information about Crown-specific welcome week events.

If you arrive after 4:00pm on Friday, 9/16 go directly up to the Crown/Merrill Housing and Residential Education office located at Merrill College below Vivas Mexican Retaurant.

If you need to make alternative arrangements, contact the Crown Housing Coordinator before 5:00pm, Friday, September 2nd.
Early move-in accommodations are only available for students who are part of the official Early Arrival Program.

Moving In on Saturday, 9/17

There is no Crown move-in on Saturday, 9/17.

Moving In on Monday, 9/19 - Wednesday, 9/21 - Continuing students ONLY
Continuing students choosing to move-in Monday 9/19, Tuesday 9/20 or Wednesday 9/21 do not need to sign up for a time.  Come to the Crown/Merrill Housing and Residential Education office below Vivas Mexican Restaurant when you arrive.  Arriving between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. is recommended.

We thank you in advance for your cooperation in making move-in a success!

Fall 2016 Welcome Week
September 16 - September 23

Welcome Week activities begin immediately after move-in! Please plan to remain on campus between move-in and the start of classes.

Crown College App

Check out our UCSC Colleges app today!

New students are strongly encouraged to attend as many events as possible. Get involved early, make connections and start the year off strong! Most events are optional while some are mandatory (identified in the app calendar). Crown's College App provides details about events and resources for new students. It includes both Crown and UCSC-wide opportunities. The guide is updated with new events throught the year, so check back often to see what's happening!

Mobile App (for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices):
Download "UCSC Colleges" app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Web Version (for computer, Windows Phone 7, and Blackberry devices):
The Crown College App can be accessed via the internet from any computer or device with internet access.

Printed Version
A limited number of printed guides will be available during move-in for students without a compatible device.

Here is a preview of just the Crown-specific events during welcome week.

Questions about welcome week?
Call our voicemail at (831) 459-2966 or get in touch with your Fall Orientation Leader.
Welcome Week team assignments will be sent to your UCSC e-mail mid-August.

Get your Crown 2016 T-shirt!

100% cotton for only $10! If you are interested, fill out the order form and mail it to:

      T-shirt Order
      UCSC-Crown Admin
      1156 High Street
      Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Orders received by Friday, August 26th are guaranteed to have their size available.  Extras in most sizes will also be available on move-in day.

UCSC Boardwalk Frolic

Monday, September 19th
Buy your ticket now and pick it up when you buy your books in the fall!
Your ticket includes $3 in boardwalk bucks that can be used at any food vendor the night of our event. The ticket also includes coupons for bowling, laser tag and one free ride later in the year (expires June 2017). Transportation provided.

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