A plan for 300 on-campus beds for Cabrillo College students? Here’s how that is taking shape


“The number of Cabrillo College students who say they have experienced housing insecurity (32%) continues to rise while the number of students who can afford to attend community college at the Aptos or Watsonville campuses (roughly 8,500) continues to shrink, recent surveys say. Faced with those numbers, Cabrillo is now moving forward on a more detailed plan to supply on-campus housing for its students. Though the funding is still speculative at this point, a roughly $50 million project — which could be completed in 2024 at the earliest — would supply housing for about 300 students.” Read more here.