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  • College Night Celebration

    College Night Celebrations

    College Night Celebrations are a tradition at UC Santa Cruz, and a great opportunity to celebrate with your college friends! more »


  • Farm Fridays

    Farm Fridays

    Each week one of our five dining halls prepares an entree made from local, organic farm ingredients. These delicious meals are popular with students, staff, and faculty. Check the dining calendar for the next Farm Friday event. 


  • Dining's Spring Tasting Fair

    Local & Organic Tasting Fair

    Everyone is welcome at this fun, annual event! Sample food, snacks, and drinks from dozens of campus vendors. Thanks for joining, we will see you next year in late April 2019.


  • Clam Chowder Cook Off

    Clam Chowder Cook-Off

    The Cook-Off and Festival takes place at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in February. Come and support your UCSC Dining team! more »


  • Dining Annual Survey

    Dining Surveys

    Make your voice heard by taking part in Dining's Annual Survey - you could even win a great prize. more »


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    Terror Fresca

    Join us for some Halloween fun at Terra Fresca more »


  • OPERS Festival

    OPERS Fest


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    Chanukah Menorah Lighting 

    Students may light a menorah in celebration of Chanukah certain dining halls.

  • Finals Week Dining Discount

    Finals Week Dining Discount

    Students eat all week in any dining hall for only $5. Special price valid during designated weekend. Each student must present valid UCSC ID for each entry. Cash, check, credit card, and Flexi dollars accepted. Students with meal plans get in (as usual) with a card swipe.


  • Finals Week Dining Discount

    Swipes for Slugs

    Swipes for Slugs gives your fellow Slugs, who lack access to meals or may be food insecure, meal swipes for nutritious meals at our campus dining hall.


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    Slug Club Sale

    Buy a Slug Club card loaded with five meals or more during the sale period and save up to $3.50 per meal! During the beginning of each quarter we offer Slug Club meals for only $8 each! more »


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    Family Day Dining Discount

    Visit your Banana Slug and eat at any open dining hall at a special discounted rate for all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet style dining.


  • Ramadan

    Ramadan and Halal Options

    For Ramadan halal options will be made available during Late Night dining service. more »