Int'l New First Year (Frosh) Move-In

Move-In Date and Time:

Monday, September 17th, 2018 9:00am - 3:00pm

Please follow program check-in instructions provided by International Student and Scholar Services - Global Engagement Office. Look for a Blue Orientation Tent located in the College area to receive your orientation materials. A Global Leader (orientation leader) will then guide you to the College Nine and College Ten Residential Life and Housing Office to pick up your keys and move-in materials. For more questions, send an email to

* International students include all regularly admitted, degree-seeking freshmen or transfer students. Visiting students participating in the Education Abroad Program (EAP) will move in on a different day. See EAP/Visiting/International Transfer Student 

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. Follow signs marked "E" for East Colleges, which will be posted on Coolidge and Hagar Drives. The signs will lead you to College Nine. Detailed directions can be found below:

- Follow Glenn Coolidge Dr. until Hagar Dr.

- Turn Left on Hagar 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 Housing Office.

Unloading time:

After coming to the College Nine and College Ten Housing Office, you will be guided to go your building of residence. You will have approximately 20 minutes to unload your things from your vehicle and then will be directed to the East Remote parking lot, to park for the rest of the day.

Move In Parking Pass:

College Nine and College Ten will issue a “Move In Pass” to serve as a temporary parking pass to allow you to unload vehicles near your residence hall or apartment. This “Move In Pass” is valid in parking lots posted “Move In” only. These passes are temporary and will expire approximately 30 minutes after being issued to you by the College Nine and College Ten Housing Office.

TAPS Sales Office will be selling temporary parking permits for students, family and friends who plan to have a car on campus before or beyond your move-in date. This permit is unnecessary for students who are eligible for parking and plan to purchase a permit for the academic year.

Orientation for International Frosh Students:

For more information, please visit ISSS website: Global Start