News

  • Monday, June 13, 2016

    UTILITY AFFECTED: Electrical - primary utility power to main upper campus

    SCHEDULED DATE: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - start 02:00 PM / end 11:00 PM AND
    Thursday June 16, 2016 - start 7:00 AM / end 7:00 PM

    SCHEDULED TIME: Intermittent power outages - events lasting up to 40 minutes each

    REASON: Programming & testing of co-generation plant turbine controls, primary power relays, breaker control systems to implement modifications that allow seamless power transfer to turbine in event of unplanned utility outage

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    Cafe Ivéta is now open on the ground floor of the Graduate Student Commons building at Quarry Plaza.

    First day of business was Friday, April 15 after several months of refurbishing and remodeling of the existing restaurant space. The cafe's menu features breakfast, lunch, dinner, espresso, mint spritzers, and fresh squeezed orange juice with a focus on healthy, sustainable ingredients. Beers and wine service is expected soon.

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016

    UTILITY POWER SERVICE INTERRUPTION NOTIFICATION

    LOCATIONS: SLUG / MERRILL / FACKLER SUB-STATIONS
    AFFECTING CAMPUS-WIDE ALL UPPER CAMPUS FACILITIES

    UTILITY AFFECTED: Electrical - primary utility power to main upper campus

    SCHEDULED DATE: Monday, March 21, 2016 - start 02:00 PM / end 11:00 PM

    SCHEDULED TIME: Intermittent power outages - 5 to 8 events lasting up to 40 minutes each

    REASON: Programming & testing of co-generation plant turbine controls, primary power relays, breaker control systems to inform modifications that allow seamless power transfer to turbine in event of unplanned utility outage.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016

    Owners of Ivéta Gourmet are hiring 20 to 25 mostly part-time staff for the new location in the Graduate Student Commons at Quarry Plaza on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2016

    When Yvette and John Bilanko opened a tiny espresso bar in a Chicago suburb in 1991, their customers wanted more — “you have coffee, you need scones,” John remembers the customers suggesting. It was good timing, too. Yvette had just traveled to a trade show in the middle of winter and met three food science graduate students from the University of Illinois who had developed all-natural, easy to bake scone mixes.

  • Friday, January 8, 2016

    The owners of Ivéta Gourmet, who run a popular café on Santa Cruz’s west side, will open a café in the Graduate Student Commons building at Quarry Plaza on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

  • Monday, October 5, 2015

    The search for a new vendor in the Quarry Plaza restaurant space under the Graduate Student Commons (GSC) is narrowing down. GSC business and building manager Rachel Neuman said the commons aimed to have a vendor selected last March and operating by the fall, but after unforeseen obstacles their governance board now aims to have a new vendor agreed to a contract this quarter.

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015

    LOCATION: Grad Student Commons

    UTILITY TO BE SHUT DOWN: Domestic Cold Water (DCW)

    SCHEDULED DATE: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • Sunday, July 12, 2015

    The selection process is under way for a new restaurant in the Graduate Student Commons building at Quarry Plaza at the UC Santa Cruz campus. Joe’s Pizzas and Subs, which operated there since 2003, departed at the end of the academic year when its contract was up.

  • Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Healthy fare, with soups, salads, sandwiches, and espresso – especially espresso and coffee drinks – are the preferred options from a survey of customers last year for a new restaurant in the Graduate Student Commons building at Quarry Plaza.

  • Monday, October 13, 2014

    The Graduate Student Commons is starting the process of looking for a new restaurant vendor for the first floor of our building in the Quarry Plaza. The space is currently occupied by Joe's Pizza and Subs, whose contract ends at the end of the academic year.

  • Monday, October 6, 2014

    The GSC Fall 2014 flyer is available!

  • Monday, March 31, 2014

    The Graduate Student Commons Spring 2014 Flyer is available!

  • Monday, March 17, 2014

    GSC Events for Spring Quarter 2014 Announced

  • Friday, January 3, 2014

    January 2014 GSC Board Meeting Details Announced. See below for details.

  • Monday, December 2, 2013

    Meeting time announced for Dec 2013 GSCGB meeting.

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013

    Meeting Details

  • Tuesday, October 1, 2013

    We are happy to announce our GSC Board Voting Members

  • Thursday, September 26, 2013

    Join your fellow grads this fall quarter for hiking, yoga, and knitting.

  • Thursday, September 19, 2013

    The Grad Student Commons Governing Board will have its first meeting of the Fall 2013 quarter on Monday, September 30 at 1:00 PM

  • Monday, September 9, 2013

    Fall Quarter 2013 Professional Development at the GSC

  • Friday, August 30, 2013

    Come join fellow grads for a fun night at the Boardwalk!