UCSC campus has canceled on campus classes through summer 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. Thus, regrettably, we will not schedule a Summer School on Adaptive Optics for 2020. Please keep an eye out for announcement of a 2021 summer school schedule, to be announced next year.

CfAO Summer School
on Adaptive Optics 2020

University of California, Santa Cruz


CfAO Summer School on Adaptive Optics 2020

University Accommodations

The 20th Annual Summer School on Adaptive Optics will once again be held on the beautiful University of California, Santa Cruz campus.
We encourage all participants to stay on our campus student apartments while you attend the daily presentations.


Conference services will provide the following guest registration services at the Stevenson College check-in: room keys, designated Dining Hall, Meal Cards /Wristbands, Parking permits (if required). Hours: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Lodging On Campus

On campus lodging will be at the College 9/10 apartments. More information on pricing is available on the registration tab.

Lodging Off Campus

If you will be staying off campus, you must still check in at College 9/10 Dining Hall. There, you will receive your parking permit purchased at registration. Meal cards for those lodging off campus can be purchased through the registration process and will be distributed by the event organizers.


The room and board rate includes three meals per day, which will be served at the College 9/10 Dining Hall. Meals will begin with dinner on the first night of the conference and end with lunch on the final day. Meals times: Breakfast: 7:45 am/ Lunch 12:30 pm/ Dinner: 6:00 pm. Entry to the dining commons will require a meal card, commuter meal ticket, cash or credit card.

Check Out

Please make sure to check out before 1:00 PM on your scheduled check out date. Keys and meal cards must be returned to the Conference Office upon departure. Replacement meal cards are $35 and replacement keys are $75 charged at the expense of the participant.


Coming soon


UCSC housing

UC Santa Cruz Stevenson College student apartments