What's Happening in Housing

05

Oct
2013

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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...

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02

Oct
2013

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Are you homesick or feeling like you don’t quite fit in? This is normal and although it may seem like everyone has it all together, many other students are going through the same thing. Try some of these tips to help alleviate your homesickness or feelings of not belonging:

  • Talk about your feelings with someone, from your...
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18

Sep
2013

Many residents choose to loft their beds to make more space in their rooms. Beds will come un-lofted unless you are in a triple or small double. Triple and small double room furniture has been set up in the most space-efficient way and cannot be moved.
 
You will need a rubber mallet to loft your bed. Some are...
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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...

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01

Aug
2013

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FSSP Move-in is tomorrow! Here are some instructions & tips to make moving in more successful. If you need directions to San Nicolas, refer to the map enclosed with your room assignment letter. You can also see San Nicolas on this...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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08

Jul
2013

We are proud to share that Santa Rosa Residence Hall has been awarded LEED* Gold certification by the US Green Building Council following a significant effort to upgrade and renew the building in summer 2012. Santa Rosa was originally built in 1954 and is the oldest LEED certified building at UCSB...
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29

Jun
2013

Are you curious about what your future residence hall will look like in the Fall? Having last minute trouble deciding between preferences and wish you had a visual? Housing & Residential Services has Gaucho back! Our website now has 360 degree virtual...
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