Housing is not guaranteed. Be aware that the standard rental agreement for some housing accommodations is nine months (or until the end of the academic year for students arriving in January). Students leaving their housing before the end of the agreement may be subject to a cancellation fee.
International House (UC Housing)
Office of the Director of International House, 9500 Gilman Drive 0550, University of California, La Jolla CA 92093-0550Phone:
Application Requirements: Student must have an active UCSD PID.
Application Period: On-line application open from May 23 through June 14, 2013
Application Fee Required: None
Deposit Required: No deposit necessary, but $650 pre-payment required upon return of contract.
Method of Payment Options: International money order, cashier's check, or traveler's checks in U.S. dollars payable to UC Regents accepted. Travelex/Western Union also accepted.
Notification of Housing Assignments:
Selection results will be emailed to your UCSD email address at the end of June, 2013. If you do not receive a notification, e-mail the ERC Residence Life Office.
The International House is the primary on-campus accommodation for Reciprocity students. Admission to I-House is extremely competitive and primarily based on the willingness of the applicant to be an active member of the I-House community.
Give yourself adequate time to fill out the application completely. It will be read and is an important part of the I-House selection process. Unfortunately, some qualified applicants may not be admitted due to limited space.
Move-In Date: September 21, 2013. UCEAP students have the option to move-in early beginning Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Students attending the orientation will benefit from a reduced rate of $31.00 USD per additional day (normally $50.00 USD).
NOTE: In case Reciprocity students cannot be accommodated at I-House (see above), students may apply to live in other on-campus housing by adding their name to the waitlist.
All on-campus housing for Fall 2013 is already full. We encourage you to pursue off-campus houisng options.
Undergraduate Housing Waitlist Open Dates:
Fall 2013: May 1 through October 31, 2013
Notes: Contracts are for the entire academic year or the end of your UCSD enrollment if it is before the end of the Spring Quarter 2013.
Instructions: UCEAP Reciprocity students do not need to have an UCSD Personal Identification Number (PID) to add their names to the waitlist. If you do not yet have a UCSD PID, enter your UC Application ID number in the PID number box on the form. Choose any College.
Community Housing (Non-UC Housing)
Off Campus Housing OfficeAddress:
Commuter Student Services, Commuter Student Services, Price Center East, Level 1, 9500 Gilman Drive, University of California, La Jolla, CA 92093-0309Phone:
If you do not yet have a PID and password, e-mail or call the off-campus office.
Write "please provide temporary housing password" in your e-mail, and identify yourself as an UCEAP Reciprocal Exchange participant. The OCH office will assign you a User ID and Password to use on the temporary login site, accessible from the Search Listings
(top item on the menu on the left side of the OCH web site page).
Other Housing Resources (Non-UC Housing)
Students should be aware that this housing is not UC sponsored or endorsed and that it not advisable to rent prior to arrival when you can visit the rental in person.