Useful Housing Resources:
The Santa Cruz Sentinel Newspaper: The Santa Cruz Sentinel is the Santa Cruz County local newspaper. The classified section of the paper advertises apartments, homes and rooms for rent.
Craigslist is one more valuable source of housing advertisements. Visit http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/hhh/ for more information.
Apartments can also be found by looking online. Visit http://www.myapartmentmap.com/colleges/ca/cabrillo_college/ or www.mycheapapartments.com/ for more information. You can also look for listings at www.apartmentlist.com/.
Avalon Communities includes a range of options in the Greater San Francisco/San Jose area, many of which are currently accepting applications for affordable housing programs. More information about Avalon Communities’ options in the area can be found here: https://www.avaloncommunities.
Property Managers are agents who are able to work with you to help you find housing. Click here for a list of Property Managers.
Students should arrive in Santa Cruz at least a week before orientation and be prepared to spend a few days at a hotel while searching for housing. For a complete list of Santa Cruz hotels, click here. Remember that Santa Cruz is a popular vacation destination and hotels fill up quickly during the summer months. Make arrangements early.
* The companies listed above are not affiliated with Cabrillo College. If you have concerns or issues related to these establishments please contact them directly. Cabrillo College is not responsible for their actions.
Cabrillo College is easily accessible on the local bus system. Routes 54, 55, 69, 71, and 91 all stop at Cabrillo College. To access a Santa Cruz Metro bus schedule, please visit www.scmtd.com.
All registered students may purchase a parking permit through Cabrillo College and bus passes are available through Santa Cruz Metro or on our campus. Students receive a 20% discount on a bus pass purchased at the Cabrillo campus.
If you are arriving from the San Jose or San Francisco Airports, you may reserve a shuttle to pick you up at the airport. One company that serves both airports and accepts online reservations is the Santa Cruz Airport Flyer. The cost is $40 from San Jose and $55 from San Francisco. Their website is http://www.santacruzflyer.com/.
Students should arrive in Santa Cruz at least a week before orientation and be prepared to spend a few days at a hotel while searching for housing. For a list of Santa Cruz hotels, click on Lodging. Remember that Santa Cruz is a popular vacation destination and hotels fill up quickly during the summer months. Make arrangements early.