Residence hall food is served cafeteria-style, three times a day with a wide selection of food including fresh fruit, an array of salads, and several choices for entree, daily soups, and sandwich bar. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available at every meal. Reasonable accommodations may be made for other special dietary needs.
Residential advisors (RAs) organize and help conduct activities each week. COSMOS offers a variety of fun activities, such as team sports (basketball, volleyball, soccer), social events (dance lessons, karaoke and movie night), and special events. In addition, there will be weekend trips to local sites of interest.
Staff & Safety
The COSMOS staff at UC Santa Cruz includes professional live-in staff, and UC Santa Cruz undergraduate Residential Assistants. Prior to the start of COSMOS, all staff goes through extensive training and are CPR/First Aid certified. COSMOS policies are put in place to keep the students safe at all times. Please refer to the handbook for further specifics.