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Parking at UCSC Campus Venues
Please plan on arriving on campus 30 minutes prior to the event to allow for parking, ticketing, admission, and seating. Parking is is strictly enforced at UCSC. Parking permits are available from attendants or paystations in the lot. Learn more here.
All campus venues are wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please contact the venue staff upon arrival.
Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive Listening Devices are available for events and performances at the UCSC Theater Arts Mainstage, Second Stage, Experimental Theater, and the Music Center Recital Hall. Please check with the House Manager at least 30 minutes prior to the performance.
Music Center Recital Hall
The Recital Hall is designed to accommodate 386 guests and provides a world-class acoustic environment to enjoy performances. Wheelchair accessible seating is available in the front Row (accessible via elevator and down a long hallway) and in the rear of the hall (accessible from the main level lobby entrance). Recital Hall Seating Chart
For more information on the Recital Hall click here.
The Mainstage Theater at the UCSC Theater Arts Center seats 521 in an intimate performance space. The theater features a thrust stage and seating in five sections in amphitheater style. Notice: Most seats in the Mainstage Theater are accessible ONLY by stairs. Limited accessible seating is reached via the entrance ramp at Door 5; the accessible seating section can accommodate up to 2 wheelchair users and their companions, or up to six people with limited mobility. Seating in the Accessibility section is first-come, first-served. The Mainstage is equipped with handrails at the end of each row.
Mainstage Theater Seating Layout
Second Stage Theater
The 215-seat Second Stage Theater is adjacent to the Mainstage Theater. The theater and all its seats are accessible without stairs. Wheelchair accessible seating is available.
Second Stage Seating Chart
This intimate "black box" theater provides a highly flexible performance space for theater productions. Seating is modular and varies with each production. Wheelchair accessible seating is available.
For more information click here.
Lick Observatory is located high above San Jose on Mount Hamilton. It is situated at the top of a winding road and provides stunning views and more through the observatory's high technology telescopes. Public events at Lick Observatory include the annual Summer Visitor Program and Summer Concert Series.
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