Contact & Visitors Information

Contacting Uslong marine lab and Earth and marine sciences

PLEASE NOTE: Our department personnel are housed at two separate locations: Upper campus in the Earth and Marine Sciences Building, and the Center for Ocean Health at Long Marine Lab (see link below).  They are about three miles apart and it can take approximately 20-25 minutes to drive from one to the other.

Our main administrative office is located in the Earth and Marine Sciences Building, Room A308. Campus Mailstop: EE Biology/EMS.

Mailing Address

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Departmental Email

Phone Number
(831) 459-5358
Fax Number
(831) 459-5353

Visiting Us

Note: Parking permits are required for the main campus and can be purchased at the Main Kiosk when entering campus.


Location of EE Biology department office on the main UCSC campus

Proceed north on the main road, Coolidge Drive, as you drive around the eastern edge of campus. Coolidge then turns into McLaughlin Drive after a sharp curve to the left. Proceed until you reach Heller Drive and the Core West Parking structure. Walk out to Steinhart Way, proceed down Steinhart until you reach our building.

We are also located at Long Marine Lab in the Center for Ocean Health. Click here for directions and a map. If you are visiting Long Marine Lab you do not need a parking permit at this time.

The UCSC Visitors website also provides maps and directions and detailed parking information, as well as organized tours, virtual tours and other programs for those wishing to visit the campus.