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Housing Communities

We have several optional housing communities for current residents with a housing guarantee who complete the Room Selection Application (including submitting the $450 prepayment). 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.

Current residents with no housing guarantee who sign-up for the Room Selection Interest List will also be able to submit an aplication for a Living-Learning Community.  Applications will only be reviewed if/when there are available vacancies.

The Living-Learning Communities and Gender Inclusive Housing

Eligibility To Apply:  Must have completed the 2020 Room Selection Application in full (including $450 prepayment).

Application Dates:  February 19 to March 1, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.

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+ Program is housed in the Tuolumne Apartments in the Muir residential complex, and is open to any student from any College who is eligible for undergraduate housing.  This living and learning opportunity is going into its 3rd year and is a dynamic program in which residents  participate in a variety of activities and programs.  Residents also 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 participates.  Members of the LLC are given the opportunity to explore themselves and a variety of LGBT 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 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: https://warren.ucsd.edu/res-life/Transfer-LLC.html

Housed at Eleanor Roosevelt College

Eligibility To Apply:  Must have completed the 2020 Room Selection Application in full (including $450 prepayment).

Application Dates:  February 19 to March 1, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.

The I-House application for Room Selection will be available on February 19, 2020. Students that are eligible (have a housing guarantee) are able to apply after they've completed the Room Selection Application.  

Eligibility To Apply:  Must have completed the 2020 Room Selection Application in full (including $450 prepayment) and is a transfer student (current or new in Fall 2019) and/or a 3rd/4th year current resident with a housing guarantee.

Application Dates:  February 19 to March 1, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.

The Pepper Canyon Apartments neighborhood will host the two (2) Scholars Communities. The best part? They're affordable and those in Pepper Canyon Apartments will have the option to choose a 'No Dining Plan' or one of the current 2020-21 dining plans. Upong completing your Room Selection Application you will be able to apply to one of the two scholars communities.

  • Bio-Sciences Scholars Community: Biological sciences is one of the most popular majors at UC San Diego. Since there are sub-groups of Biology, this floor should be open to the groups that fall within this major. This will allow for the community to bring together students and faculty from a broad range of backgrounds, interests, and experiences.
  • Computer Science Engineering Scholars Community: The Engineering and Computer Science Scholar’s floor connects computer science majors and engineering majors to their departments, the Jacobs School of Engineering and their colleagues. By being a part of this community, students will receive specialized attention that will aid them in their studies at UC San Diego. This community seeks to engage students and create an environment with a broad range of backgrounds, interests, and experiences.

Eligibility To Apply:  Must have completed the 2020 Room Selection Application in full (including $450 prepayment).

Application Dates:  February 19 to March 1, 2020 at 11:59PM PST.

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 their Room Selection Application (which includes the $450 prepayment) will have the option of selecting into Gender Inclusive Housing during Room Selection.  Students who opt in (by March 1, 2020 at 11:59pm) will be able to self-select into available spaces designated by their Room Selection Community. If spaces are not available at their self-selection date/time, students will receive a delayed assignment and be assigned at a later date. 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.