We have several optional housing communities that students can apply for between March 1, 2017 and March 19, 2017 at 11:59 PST. Community descriptions may be found below. Each community has different eligibility requirements, so we encourage you to refer back to your eligibility email for more information. Residents accepted into these communities will receive further instructions at a later date.
The Village is a live • play • eat community of apartments and retail spaces designed especially for transfer students. The neighborhood consists of Village West and Village East, a total of 13 buildings, two of which are high rises with incredible ocean views. All of our resident apartment homes feature modern amenities and a sleek design aesthetic. The best part? They're affordable, and in a prime location—right on campus! During the application you will be able to apply to one of the three scholars communities.
UC San Diego is committed to creating more spaces where our diverse population of undergraduate students can connect with each other, with the university and with others within the community. Our Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) have been developed to strengthen learning by helping residents to connect academically and socially. The LLCs are each characterized by housing within the same residence location, shared co-curricular experiences, access to resources, and engaging in activities that reinforce common affinities such as aspects of culture.
The LGBTQIA+ Living-Learning community will be housed in the Tuolumne Apartments in the Muir residential complex. This Living-Learning opportunity will be a dynamic program in which residents will participate in a variety of activities. Collectively, this will be a community and a cohesive program that will be supportive and an educational learning experience in which residents will explore themselves and a variety of LGBTQIA+ topics.
This program will provide a space in the Sixth College Apartments for current continuing UC San Diego students from all 6 Colleges to live, gather, learn from one another, and build a strong community. Residents in this community are committed to developing and participating in educational and social opportunities for this multicultural community and others interested in multiculturalism and social justice.
Established in 2010, the Multi-Cultural Living and Learning Community (MCLLC) is meant to support students interested in promoting diversity and social justice at Sixth, UCSD, and in the surrounding community. The MCLLC has provided opportunities for residents to work with Student Promoted Access Center for Education and Services (SPACES) and has collaborated with UCSD’s Cultural Centers to coordinate and promote programs focused on student activism. We hope to see this program grow with your participation and support.
UC San Diego recognizes the unique challenges and needs of the African Black Diaspora identities at institutions of higher education. The mission of the ABDLLC is to establish an environment of personal and academic excellence through the affirmation and celebration of Blackness in its various expressions. Led by the principles of Ujima (collective work and responsibility), Kujichagulia (self-determination), and Nia (purpose), the ABDLLC will function as cooperative community with the following shared goals:
The ABDLLC aspires to be a platform that African Black Diaspora students and their allies can use to exhibit their authenticity and agency while engaging with Blackness and its full range of humanities, necessities, and potentials.
The Raza Living-Learning Community (RLLC) will provide a space in the Eleanor Roosevelt College neighborhood for new and continuing UCSD students from all six colleges to live and contribute to a vibrant community. New freshmen in the program will be housed in the residence halls and continuing and transfer students in the program will be housed within the International House complex. Residents in this community are committed to developing their understanding of and greater appreciation for the Chican@/x and Latin@/x experience in the United States and the histories and cultures of Latin America. The community’s programmatic objectives of community-building, mentorship, and education are enhanced by opportunities to partner with International House, Raza Resource Centro and the campus student organizations for an exciting calendar of formal and informal collaborations throughout the year.
The I-House application for Room Selection will be available on February 15, 2017. Please check out information related to their application at I-House: Ready To Apply.