residence halls

Housing Blog Posts tagged with residence halls

06

Nov
2013

big belly trash can

Have you ever walked past one of the new trash cans and wondered what they do? Let us tell you a little bit about the BigBelly Trash Compactors! The BigBelly is a solar-powered, high-capacity trash can. What exactly does that mean? It means that this machine uses the sun’s energy to automatically compact trash at the point of disposal...

29

Oct
2013

be safe this halloween

Halloween Weekend is this weekend! No matter what your plans are, one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself during this time of year is to stay informed.

Staff coverage will be increased and security fencing will be placed at San Rafael, Manzanita, Santa Catalina & San Clemente. Exterior doors to the...

05

Oct
2013

vote button

Hall Council is a program run by RHA, the Residence Halls Association, here at UCSB. Similar to ASB back in high school, each hall’s council plans activities and programs for the entire building, purchases desk and recreation equipment, and represents...

28

Aug
2013

assignments staff stuffing room assignment letters

After weeks of assigning and stuffing envelopes, residence hall assignments have officially been mailed out! You should be receiving your letter through US Postal Service any day now. If you’re worried about not getting your letter, don’t fret! Assignment Services will be sending a follow up email to your UMail account with all of the...

22

Jul
2013

working toward the best housing experience

For the next two days, a variety of students and H&RS staff members will collaborate to come up with more creative ideas to make Housing even better!

One of our four visions has been to create World Class Facilities, seen in the initiatives and photos below, from adding outdoor patio furniture to creating BBQ areas and the...

19

Jul
2013

triple room at move in

Our office is currently in the middle of assigning residence hall rooms and you will receive your room assignment information by early September. Here’s some information to keep in mind...

We will take all students who volunteered for triples on their personal preferences first and then randomly select a number of students who...

10

Jul
2013

residence hall linens program complete collection

Can’t figure out which bed linens to buy? Look no further because the Residence Housing Association is here to help. Order your room essentials through the Residence Halls...

05

Jun
2013

Line of carts at move-out

All residence halls close on Saturday, June 15th at 11:00 AM. The last meal scheduled at the dining commons is dinner on Friday, June 14th. You will need to sign up and designate an official check-out time and option at your Front Desk before this Friday, June 7th. You are required to sign up for a time...

19

Feb
2013

res hall energy competition

Calling all Residents! Remember the energy competition last fall? Still want a “Gauchos Do It In the Dark” tank? What about the awesome prizes like skateboards, surfboards, trips and more?  You now have another chance to win big this quarter! Now through March 6th, the UCSB residence halls will compete against each other to...

28

Sep
2012

Have you met your UCSB live-in staff yet? Resident Directors and Complex Coordinators have a Master’s Degree, and are a great resource to talk to if you’re considering graduate school. Assistant Resident Directors and Assistant Complex Coordinators are almost all Gaucho graduates and a great resource for...

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