UCSC Vanpool Routes and Schedules

Vanpools serve home locations from San Jose to Monterey. The following table shows the starting location, the schedule and monthly fares. Employees pay their monthly fares through payroll deduction. Students must pay for the vanpool on a quarterly basis. Email the Vanpool Office at vanpool-group@ucsc.edu or call (831) 459-4289 for payment procedure and route and meeting time details.

Students must be 18 years old to be eligible for vanpool participation.

The schedule listed for each vanpool reflects the time the van arrives and leaves the campus, not the time it meets at the starting location.

New Routes Forming!

Email the Vanpool Office at vanpool-group@ucsc.edu today for more information.
- San Jose/Campbell
- Highway 9 Corridor
- Aptos

Current Routes


    Monterey

  • Arrives UCSC: 7:00 a.m.  
    Departs UCSC: 4:00 p.m.
    Pickup Location: Marina Target Parking Lot
    Monthly Fee: $118

  • Salinas Routes

  • Salinas 1

    (includes Castroville pickup location)
    Arrives UCSC: 6:00 a.m.   
    Departs UCSC: 2:15 p.m.  
    Pickup Location: McKinnon School (Salinas)/Marritt & Sanchez (Castroville)
    Monthly Fee: $118/$94

    Salinas 2

    Arrives UCSC: 7:30 a.m.
    Departs UCSC: 3:45 p.m.
    Pickup Location: Prunedale Park & Ride Lot (Hwy 156/Hwy 101)
    Monthly Fee: $118


  • Campbell/Los Gatos

  • Arrives UCSC: 8:00 a.m.  
    Departs UCSC: 4:00 p.m.
    Pickup Location: Los Gatos Office Depot (Highway 17/85 intersection)
    Monthly Fee: $94

  • Watsonville Routes

  • Watsonville 1

    Arrives UCSC: 7:30 a.m.   
    Departs UCSC: 3:45 p.m.
    Pickup Location: Target on Main Street
    Monthly Fee: $89

    Watsonville 2

    Arrives UCSC: 7:30 a.m.  
    Departs UCSC: 3:45 p.m.
    Pickup Location: Main Street and Ohlone Parkway
    Monthly Fee: $89

    Watsonville 3 

    Arrives UCSC: 5:30 p.m.  
    Departs UCSC: 2:00 a.m.
    Pickup Location: Main Street and Ohlone Parkway
    Monthly Fee: $89

    Watsonville 4

    Arrives UCSC: 6:00 a.m. 
    Departs UCSC: 2:30 p.m. 
    Pickup Location: Green Valley Road & Silver Leaf Drive
    Monthly Fee: $89

    Watsonville 5

    Arrives UCSC: 6:00 a.m.  
    Departs UCSC: 2:15 p.m.   
    Pickup Location: Main Street and Silver Leaf Drive
    Monthly Fee: $89

    Watsonville 6

    Arrives UCSC: 5:30 p.m.  
    Departs UCSC: 2:00 a.m.
    Pickup Location: Main Street and Ohlone Parkway
    Monthly Fee: $89

    Watsonville 7

    Arrives UCSC: 7:30 a.m.   
    Departs UCSC: 3:45 p.m.
    Pickup Location: Target on Main Street
    Monthly Fee: $89

     

    To find out if a Vanpool has openings, email the Vanpool Office at vanpool-group@ucsc.edu.