The annual Adaptive Optics Summer School will once again be held on the beautiful University of California, Santa Cruz campus. We encourage all participants to stay on campus in the College 9 Apartments while you attend the daily presentations.



Conference services will provide the following guest registration services at the College 9 Apartments check-in: room keys, designated dining hall, meal cards/ Wristbands, parking permits (if requested). Check in hours: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Lodging On Campus

Campus lodging will be at the College 9 Apartments. More information on pricing is available on the registration/pricing section.

Lodging Off Campus

If you will be staying off campus, you must still check in at the Conference Office. There, you will receive your parking permit you 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 Lewis Dining Hall. Meals will begin with dinner on the day of arrival and end with breakfast on day of departure.

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 participants.