2009 Campus Holiday Gathering

To: UCSC Academic and Staff Employees

From:  Chancellor's Office

Chancellor Blumenthal invites all faculty and staff to the annual campus celebration on Wednesday, December 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at University Center.

This year's gathering will reflect on old and new friendships, community, and the promise of a new year - as well as offer an opportunity to learn about the ways in which various goodwill organizations on campus support our community. The event will include light refreshments.

Many faculty and staff are active volunteers with the following organizations that contribute to our community:

Second Harvest Food Bank - Accepting food and cash donations

United Way of Santa Cruz County - Accepting cash donations

Toys for Tots - Accepting toy donations

Student Volunteer Center Giving Tree - Accepting donations for the homeless in our community

Red Cross Blood Bank - Accepting reservations for the Staff/Faculty blood drive sponsored by the Staff Advisory Board on Tuesday, January 19, 2010

We invite everyone to take this wonderful opportunity to learn about and contribute to these organizations that directly benefit those in need this holiday season.

Parking at University Center is limited. Please consider walking, shuttling, or carpooling. Overflow parking may be found at the Crown/Merrill parking lot or the Core West parking structure.

Limited shuttle service will be provided for off-campus locations with pick ups from the following locations: flagpole at 2300 Delaware Ave. and front entrance to University Business Park

Pick-up schedule:

3:45 & 4:25 p.m. at 2300 Delaware Ave.

3:50 & 4:30 p.m. at University Business Park

Return schedule:

5:00 & 5:45 p.m. Departures from University Center

To view this year's invitation, please click here.