Move-In: Employees

Please be aware that transportation, parking and traffic patterns will be impacted during the Move-In period from Thursday, September 21st - Sunday, September 24th, 2023

Commuting Alternatives

We urge those not moving into campus housing to utilize commuting alternatives on the weekdays, and to avoid campus during the weekend.

Santa Cruz METRO buses will be free county-wide for all riders from Thursday, September 21st to Sunday, September 24th (including Highway 17 Express and ParaCruz). Campus Transit shuttles will operate in clockwise directions during move-in. For those who bike to campus, Check out our upcoming bike programs at

Parking for R Permit Holders During Move-In

Please note that R permit holders may park in the adjacent Overflow Lot 5 of East Remote during Move-In operations (see map).

Please check the map links below for information on parking impacts, including which close-in (i.e., “A”) parking lots will be designated as "Move-In Only" during Move-In 2023.

Thursday, September 21st–Sunday, September 24, 2023

Monday September 25th–Wednesday September 27th, 2023

Traffic Patterns & Road Closures

The following road closures will be in place Thursday, September 21–Sunday, September 24 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Hagar Drive closed to south bound downhill traffic between the McLaughlin intersection and the Lot 104 (East Remote) entrance. Traffic control and signage will be in place. To exit campus or access Hagar drive south of the closure, use southbound Coolidge Dr.
  • McHenry Rd. closed between Steinhart Rd. and Meyer Dr.
  • Steinhart Rd. closed from Lot 101 entrance to Kerr Rd.
  • Porter-Kresge Road will be one way northbound from Lot 147 to Heller Drive (Thursday and Friday only)