Housing is not guaranteed. Be aware that the standard rental agreement for some housing accommodations is nine months or 12 months. Students leaving their housing before the end of the agreement may be subject to a cancellation fee or other penalties as defined in the rental agreement.
Do not sign a contract with more than one housing provider.
Apartments and Residence Halls (UC Housing)
Application Instructions: EAP students do not need to submit a SIR (Statement of Intent to Register); this is done on students' behalf by EAP. Follow all other instructions. If you submit multiple applications, the last one submitted will be considered active. Late applicants will be added to a waiting list.
Application period: Waitlist opens May 1, 2018
Apartments and Residence Halls (UC-Affiliated Housing)
Tropicana Villas (Apartments)
Tropicana Villas offers fully-furnished apartment-style and community living. Each apartment has a fully furnished kitchen.
Tropicana Residence Halls
If you are looking for a residence hall arrangement with a flexible meal plan, these halls are good options. They are conveniently located in walking distance to UCSB and include community living activities and all other residence amenities.
Student Housing Cooperatives (Non-UC Housing)
Application Deadline: First-come, first-served basis. Add your name to the waitlist for possible placement later in the year.
Community Housing Office- CHO (Non-UC Housing)
The Off-campus Rental Listing Service
is free to currently enrolled UCSB students. Students can search and/or submit listings for off-campus housing.Check with CHO staff about their list of preferred providers for UCEAP students