Departmental Contact Information

The Sociology Department is housed in the Rachel Carson College (formerly College Eight) Academic Building

In order to align with campus and state directives regarding the COVID-19 response, and to ensure community health and safety, the Rachel Carson College Academic Building and all Sociology offices will be closed until further notice.

DIRECTIONS

The Sociology Department is housed within Rachel Carson College (formerly College Eight), approximately G3 on the campus parking map. From the Main Campus Entrance on Bay St. turn left onto High St. (becomes Empire Grade Rd.), turn right at stop light onto Heller Drive, pass West Entrance Kiosk. Turn right at the 3rd stop sign onto Rachel Carson College Rd.

PARKING

Parking is limited in front of Rachel Carson College (lot 146), additional parking can be found in lots 124 and 125 across the street in Porter College off of Heller Drive and in lot 162 near Oakes College.

Parking permits are necessary on campus and can be purchased from either the Parking Kiosk (before 1pm) just inside the main campus entrance or (after 1pm) from the main TAPS office (PDF map). Metered parking is available in most lots.

DEPARTMENT LOCATION
Rachel Carson College Academic Building
200 Heller Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011

MAILING ADDRESS
U.C. Santa Cruz
Sociology Department
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

CAMPUS MAIL STOP
Rachel Carson College Faculty Services

FAX
(831) 459-3518

REGULAR DEPARTMENT HOURS
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Directions to UCSC from the South Bay Area
From I-680 South. Take I-880 South to Highway 17 South to Santa Cruz. Take Highway 1 North (toward half Moon Bay). On Highway 1 (Mission St.), travel approximately one mile north and turn Right onto Bay St. (becomes Bay Dr.) and proceed up the hill to the main campus entrance. Parking Kiosk is to the right (just past High St.).

Directions to UCSC from San Francisco Airport (SFO)
From Airport Access Rd. Take US-101 South to CA Highway 17 South to Santa Cruz. Take Highway 1 North (toward half Moon Bay). On Highway 1 (Mission St.), travel approximately one mile north and turn Right onto Bay St. (becomes Bay Dr.) and proceed up the hill to the main campus entrance. Parking Kiosk is to the right (just past High St.).

Directions to UCSC from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
From Airport Blvd. Take I-880 South to Highway 17 South to Santa Cruz. Take Highway 1 North (toward half Moon Bay). On Highway 1 (Mission St.), travel approximately one mile north and turn Right onto Bay St. (becomes Bay Dr.) and proceed up the hill to the main campus entrance. Parking Kiosk is to the right (just past High St.). Via Santa Cruz Metro.

Directions to UCSC from the Salinas/Watsonville/Monterey Bay Area
From CA Highway 1 North stay in the middle lane toward Santa Cruz/Half Moon Bay. Stay to the right to continue on Highway 1 North (Mission St.), travel approximately one mile north and turn Right onto Bay St. (becomes Bay Dr.) and proceed up the hill to the main campus entrance. Parking Kiosk is to the right (just past High St.).

 

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