About Student Life

Photo Credit: Roy Zhang (Rachel Carson College '20)

Rachel Carson College (formerly College Eight) Student Life is a community of students and staff committed to coordinating student programs and activities. The dedicated Programs and Residential Life Staff strive to ensure Rachel Carson College students feel at home in the Rachel Carson College and UCSC community. 

The programs staff at Rachel Carson College is dedicated to supporting the vision of the environmentally themed college through the use of compostable dinnerware, commitment to zero waste events, and partnering with academic departments to host environmental education programs. 

We encourage students, faculty, and campus units alike to drop by with ideas for events and programs that help further enrich and educate the Rachel Carson College community. The Rachel Carson College Student Life Office is located in the Student Commons building, situated in the Rachel Carson College Plaza. For more information, please visit us or contact us at (831) 459-4279.

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