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Housing Communities

We have several optional housing communities for students who complete the 2021 Room Selection housing contract (including submitting the $450 prepayment) for the 2021-22 academic year. Community descriptions may be found below. Residents, will have the opportunity to apply for an Living-Learning Community or opt into Gender Inclusive Housing after we process your $450 prepayment.  All applications or optional housing information is accessible via the Room Selection Portal. Residents accepted into these communities will receive further instructions at a later date.

Applying for a Living-Learning Community or Gender Inclusive Housing does not secure your housing for the 2021-22 academic year.

The Living-Learning Communities and Gender Inclusive Housing

Eligibility To Apply:  Must have completed the Room Selection 2021 housing contract in full (including $450 prepayment).

Application Dates:  TBD

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.

Housed at Muir College

The LGBTQIA+ Living Learning Community (LLC) is housed in the Tuolumne Apartments in the Muir residential complex and may also be housed in the Tioga Residence Hall at Muir.  The LGBTQIA+ LLC Program is open to any student from any College who is eligible for undergraduate housing. This living and learning community has brought together a variety of residents into a vibrant living environment for the past couple of years. Residents who are part of this dynamic program participate in a variety of activities and programs that cater to the LGBTQIA + community. Residents who reside in the LLC have the opportunity to be part of an advisory council that provides direction and feedback about the activities and programs that are offered to members of the LLC. Collectively, this is a community and a cohesive program that provides a comfortable living environment for its participants. Members of the LLC are given the opportunity to explore themselves and a variety of LGBTQIA + topics.

Housed in Sixth College at North Torrey Pines Living Learning Neighborhood

This program will provide a space in the new apartments in Sixth College at North Torrey Pines Living Learning Neighborhood 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.

Housed in Sixth College at North Torrey Pines Living Learning Neighborhood

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 (Black Housing) 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 (Black Housing) will function as cooperative community with the following shared goals:

  • Cultivating personal development and self-awareness
  • Fostering meaningful interpersonal connections and lifelong relationships
  • Validating the space of the individual, while also enabling diverse collaboration
  • Advocating for the empowerment of Black students across our campus and working to ensure equity, inclusion, and respect
  • Enriching the UCSD community with distinct African and Black culture

The ABDLLC (Black Housing) 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.

Housed at Eleanor Roosevelt College

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.

Housed at Pepper Canyon East

We are excited to offer a first of its kind LLC at UC San Diego. The Nest LLC is an undergraduate LLC dedicated to students who choose to live a sober life. Students who live in The Nest LLC are in recovery or are students who are committed to remaining substance free. The focus of this LLC is to help build community and help our students find their purpose. Students applying to be a part of The Nest who are in recovery, should be committed to the principles of recovery, possess strong ethical responsibility, and be dedicated to growing in their recovery and academics. All Tritons in this community whether it's those who are choosing to remain substance free or those who are in recovery will be able to engage in service-learning activities, alcohol free activities and community building activities.

Housed at Warren College

A dedicated Living Learning Community (LLC) where Warren Transfer students are able to live and learn together in the same community within their home College. Transfer students will get the opportunity to live with one another, take cohort classes, and build a community. Transfer LLC residents will occupy the 3rd through 6th floors of Brown Hall, a 100-bed residential building comprised entirely of apartment-style single rooms with communal lounge spaces. The community will be comprised of 51 Warren Transfer students plus one RA who ideally is also a transfer student.  More information can be found here:

Housed at Eleanor Roosevelt College

Eligibility To Apply:  Must have completed the Room Selection 2021 housing contract in full (including $450 prepayment).

Application Dates:  TBD

The I-House application for Room Selection will be available during the housing contract process.  Stay tuned for additional details.   

Eligibility To Apply:  Must have completed the Room Selection 2021 housing contract in full (including $450 prepayment)..

Application Dates:  TBD

Housing*Dining*Hospitality is inclusive of all members of UC San Diego's community, including our transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, gender non-conforming and intersex students.  We want to ensure all genders, gender identities and gender expressions are included in our housing, dining and hospitality effort.  To support all members for our community, students who complete the Room Selection 2021 housing contract will have the option of selecting into Gender Inclusive Housing during Room Selection.  Students who opt in by the stated due date will be able to self-select into available spaces designated by their Room Selection Community. There will be a number of available room types based on the designated Room Selection Community.  Keep in mind that participating in Gender Inclusive Housing does not guarantee you a single room.