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Mailing Address:

Art Department
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Main Office: Elena Baskin Visual Arts Studios, E-104

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-12:00 & 1:30-4:00

Jimin Lee, Art Department Chair

Laurie Palmer, Director of Graduate Studies

Hannah Pederson, Art Department Manager

In person Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 7:30am - 4pm (remote Mondays and Tuesday) 
(831) 459-2272 

Melissa Fike, Undergraduate Advisor

(831) 459-3551  

Students, please use Slug Success to schedule an appointment. If you are unable to access Slug Success because you are not currently enrolled, email to schedule your appointment.

Weslynn Cedeño, Graduate Advisor

Jason Greenberg, Art Department Assistant 
In person Mondays - Thursdays (remote Fridays): 7:30am-4:00pm
(831) 459-2272 

Green Office and Green Lab Certified:

The Art Department has a deep commitment to environmental responsibility and has gone through the process of green certification for our offices, studios and labs with the UCSC sustainability office.

Art Department Administrative office = Tree Level Green Office Certification

Film Photography Darkroom = Platinum Level Lab Certification

Metal Shop = Platinum Level Lab Certification

Woodshop = Platinum Level Lab Certification

Foundry = Platinum Level Lab Certification

Cellar Digital Imaging Lab = Gold Level Lab Certification

Hive Maker Space = Preliminary Assessment Initiated

Printmaking Studio = Preliminary Assessment Initiated

For more information about the green certifications visit:
Green Offices:
Green Labs:


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