Directions to SJRC

The Science & Justice Research Center is located on the second floor of the Oakes College Administrative Building, at the end the hallway to the left of the Mural Room as you come up the stairs. Below are directions to and from some common destinations. 

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.).

Traveling to Hotels:

UCSC contracts with the following hotels to offer direct billing:
Santa Cruz Dream Inn: 175 West Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz (831) 426-4330; fax (831) 427-2025
The Mission Inn: 2250 Mission St. Santa Cruz (831) 425-5455; fax (831) 469-4870
Sea and Sand Inn: 201 W Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz (831) 427-3400; fax (831) 466-9882

Directions to the Dream Inn 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 Left onto Bay St. and proceed to the end of the street. Turn Left onto W. Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz Dream Inn will be immediately on the Right and parking on the Left.

Directions to Sea and Sand Inn from the South Bay Area:
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 Left onto Bay St. and proceed to the end of the street. Turn Right onto W. Cliff Dr. Sea and Sand Inn will be immediately on the Left.

Traveling to Campus from Hotels:

Directions to UCSC Parking Kiosk from the Dream Inn:
From the Dream Inn Parking Lot: Turn Right onto W. Cliff Dr. Turn right onto Bay St. Continue on Bay St. approximately 2 miles up the hill to the main campus entrance. Parking Kiosk is to the right (just past High St.).

Directions to the Science & Justice Research Center from the Dream Inn:
From the Dream Inn Parking Lot: Turn Right onto W. Cliff Dr. Turn right onto Bay St. Continue on Bay St. approximately 2 miles up the hill to the main campus entrance. Turn Left onto High St. (becomes Empire Grade Rd.), turn right at stop light onto Heller Drive, pass West Entrance Kiosk. Turn right at stop sign onto Oakes Road/Koshland Way. Metered parking is available in Lots 162 and 160. Continue walking on Oakes Road/Koshland Way. The Oakes Administration building will be immediately to the left of the turn about. Science & Justice offices are at the end of the hallway on the 2nd floor to the left of the Mural Room.

Directions to UCSC Parking Kiosk from the Mission Inn: 
Turn Left onto Mission, turn Left onto Bay St. Continue on Bay St. approximately 2 miles up the hill to the main campus entrance. Parking Kiosk is to the right (just past High St.).

Directions to UCSC Parking Kiosk from the Sea and Sand Inn:
Turn Right onto W. Cliff Dr. Turn Left onto Bay St. Continue on Bay St. approximately 2 miles up the hill to the main campus entrance. Parking Kiosk is to the right (just past High St.).

Traveling to Campus Locations from Parking Kiosk and Main Entrance:

To Engineering 2, room 180 from Parking Kiosk:
Turn right onto Glenn Coolidge Dr. (was Bay Dr.), turn left onto Hagar Dr, left onto McLaughlin Dr., left onto Heller Dr. immediate left into the Core West Parking Structure. Jack Basking School of Engineering will be across the street on McLaughlin, walk through building, room 180 is on the ground floor accessible from the courtyard.

To Engineering 2, room 537b from Parking Kiosk:
Turn right onto Glenn Coolidge Dr. (was Bay Dr.), turn left onto Hagar Dr, left onto McLaughlin Dr., left onto Heller Dr. immediate left into the Core West Parking Structure. Jack Baskin School of Engineering will be across the street on McLaughlin, walk through to building 2, room 537b is on the 5th floor. Across the entry and to the left of the elevators is a glass door; take the hallway to the left and 537b will be on the right.

To Engineering 2, room 599 from Parking Kiosk: 
Turn right onto Glenn Coolidge Dr. (was Bay Dr.), turn left onto Hagar Dr, left onto McLaughlin Dr., left onto Heller Dr. immediate left into the Core West Parking Structure. Jack Basking School of Engineering will be across the street on McLaughlin, walk through to building 2, room 599 is on the 5th floor, first room at hallway opening to the right.

To the Science & Justice Research Center from Parking Kiosk:
Turn left onto Glenn Coolidge Dr., turn right onto High St. (becomes Empire Grade Rd.), turn right at stop light onto Heller Drive, pass West Entrance Kiosk. Turn right at stop sign onto Oakes Road/Koshland Way. Metered parking is available in Lots 162 and 160. Continue walking on Oakes Road/Koshland Way. The Oakes Administration building will be immediately to the left of the turn about. Science & Justice offices are at the end of the hallway on the 2nd floor to the left of the Mural Room.

To the Science & Justice Research Center from Main Entrance:
The Center is located in the Oakes College Administration Building, approximately H4 on the attached campus map. From 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 stop sign onto Oakes Road/Koshland Way. Metered parking is available in Lots 162 and 160. Continue walking on Oakes Road/Koshland Way. The Oakes Administration building will be immediately to the left of the turn about. Science & Justice offices are at the end of the hallway on the 2nd floor to the left of the Mural Room.

Directions to the Sociology Department from Parking Kiosk: 
The Sociology Department is housed within Rachel Carson College (formerly College Eight), approximately G3 on the campus parking map. Turn left onto Glenn Coolidge Dr., turn right 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 is limited in front of Rachel Carson College (lot 146), more parking can be found in Lots 124 and 125 across the street in Porter College off of Heller Drive. Jenny’s office is on the 3rd floor of the Rachel Carson College Academic Building room 323. Emily’s office is 320. Sally and Melissa’s office is 324.

Directions to the Sociology Department from the Main Entrance:
The Sociology Department is housed within Rachel Carson College (formerly College Eight), approximately G3 on the campus parking map. 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 is limited in front of Rachel Carson College (lot 146), more parking can be found in Lots 124 and 125 across the street in Porter College off of Heller Drive. Jenny’s office is on the 3rd floor of the Rachel Carson College Academic Building room 323. Emily’s office is 320. Sally and Melissa’s office is 324.

Traveling to Hotels from UCSC:

Directions from UCSC to the Dream Inn: 
Exit West Entrance of Campus. Turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr. Inn will be at the end of Bay Dr. at the intersection of W. Cliff Dr next door to the Sea and Sand Inn.

Directions from UCSC to the Mission Inn: 
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr., turn Right onto Mission St. (Hwy 1), Inn will be on the Right, next door to O’Mei Restaurant.

Directions from UCSC to the Sea and Sand Inn:
Exit West Entrance of Campus. Turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr. Inn will be at the end of Bay Dr. at the intersection of W. Cliff Dr next door to the Dream Inn.

Traveling to Restaurants from Hotels:

Directions from Sea and Sand Inn to Laili: 
Head towards the wharf (Right) onto W. Cliff Dr. (turns into Beach St.) go around turn about, turning Left onto Pacific Ave., keep right at the traffic circle (turns into Front St.) continue for .5 miles. Laili will be near the corner of Front St. and Cooper St.

Directions from Sea and Sand Inn to Oswald’s:
Head towards the wharf (Right) onto W. Cliff Dr. (turns into Beach St.) go around turn about, turning Left onto Pacific Ave., keep right at the traffic circle (turns into Front St.) continue for .5 miles. Oswald’s will be on the corner of Front St. and Soquel Ave.

Traveling to Restaurants from Campus:

Restaurants: 
Assembly: 1108 Pacific Ave., Downtown Santa Cruz (831) 824-6100
Bantam: 1010 Fair Ave., Westside Santa Cruz (831) 420-0101
Laili: 101 Cooper St., Downtown Santa Cruz, CA (831) 423-4545
O’Mei: 2316 Mission St, Westside Santa Cruz (831) 425-8458
Oswald’s: 121 Soquel Ave., Downtown Santa Cruz, (831) 423-7427
Pizzeria Avanti: 1711 Mission St, Westside Santa Cruz, (831) 425-1807
Ristorante Avanti: 1917 Mission St. Westside Santa Cruz (831) 427-0135
515 Kitchen & Cocktails: 515 Cedar St., Downtown Santa Cruz (831) 425-5051
Directions from UCSC to Assembly
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr., turn Left onto Mission St. (Hwy 1), turn Right onto Laurel St., turn Left onto Pacific Ave., Assembly will be on the Right just past Cathcart St.

Directions from UCSC to Bantam:
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Western Dr., turn Left onto Mission St. (Hwy 1), turn Right onto Fair Ave. Bantam will be on the left at the corner of Ingalls St.

Directions from UCSC to Laili:
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr., turn Left onto Mission St. (Hwy 1), turn Right onto Laurel St. turn Left onto Front St., turn Left onto Cooper St.

Directions from UCSC to O’Mei:
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr., turn Right onto Mission St. (Hwy 1), O’Mei will be on the Right, next door to the Mission Inn.

Directions from UCSC to Oswald’s: 
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr., turn Left onto Mission St. (Hwy 1), turn Right onto Laurel St., turn Left onto Front St. Oswald’s will be on the corner of Front St. and Soquel Ave.

Directions from UCSC to Pizzeria Avanti:
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Western Dr., turn Left onto Mission St. (Hwy 1). Ristorante Avanti will be on the Right just past Palm St.

Directions from UCSC to Ristorante Avanti:
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Western Dr., turn Left onto Mission St. (Hwy 1). Ristorante Avanti will be on the Right just past Bellevue St.

Directions from UCSC to 515 Kitchen & Cocktails:
Exit West Entrance of Campus, turn Left onto Empire Grade, turn Right onto Bay Dr., turn Left onto Mission St. (Hwy 1). , turn Right onto Laurel St., turn Left onto Cedar St. 515 Kitchen & Cocktails will be on the Left corner of Cedar St. and Cathcart St.