The Division of Physical & Biological Sciences at the University of California Santa Cruz is a world-leading research university responsible for some of humanity’s most high-impact discoveries
The UC Santa Cruz Division of Physical & Biological Sciences is a world-leading public research institution with a reputation for instigating some of humanity’s most high-impact discoveries and empowering students with immersive research experiences since 1965. We’re a part of the University of California. Our mission is to serve society through “transmitting advanced knowledge, discovering new knowledge, and functioning as an active working repository of organized knowledge” in the physical & biological sciences. Here’s our impact on the world:
Our nine academic departments and three international research institutes are responsible for some of the most pivotal scientific discoveries during the last 50 years. We accomplish this world-changing work at two breathtaking campuses overlooking the Monterey Bay in Santa Cruz, California.
Main Campus, “Science Hill”
Natural Sciences 2 Annex
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
For questions, contact Scott Stalnaker