Mission Statement

The UCSC Greenhouses is an interdivisional facility that is a resource for plant instruction and research supported by the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences and the Division of Social Sciences.

We are dedicated to providing a safe, clean, efficient and organized facility that is open to UCSC community for the pursuit of education and research. To this end we will provide:

1. An instructional facility that welcomes learning and teaching.

2. A quality botanical collection to be used by programs supported by our constituents and a well equipped facility to host classes.

3. An ability to work with professors, teaching assistance and students to support intensive learning that reflects the standards set by the University of California.

4. A refined research facility that is ready and able to host projects supported by our faculty representatives.

5. Quality plant care.

6. Experienced and innovative technical expertise and devoted and helpful service.