Frequently Asked Questions for Service Animals
If the disability is not readily apparent, the Disability Resource Center will request the student to provide documentation from a licensed therapist or psychiatrist.
Generally, fifteen (15) working days. If you have not heard back from the DRC within that time period, please call us at 831-459-2089.
A housing associate college administrative officer and the housing director are typically informed of the accommodation, but not the diagnosis.
Emotional support animals are allowed in the residence room. More information will be provided by the associate college administrative officer. Service animals are allowed everywhere on campus with a few exceptions related to safety.
See the policy at the following link: UC Santa Cruz Service/Support Animal Policy
You can answer by saying, “This is an emotional support/service animal and if you have other questions you should contact the Disability Resource Center.”