Planning for #UCSBmovein2019

September 20, 2019
move in

Are you wondering what you should bring to your new home in the residence halls or apartments, or how the move-in process works?

Visit our Move-In Information pages for a packing list, check-in information, and more!   UCSB Residence Halls   UCSB Apartments

You can use this information to plan for move-in weekend. You should have received your room assignment and pre-selected move-in time already, and residence hall residents should have received a postcard via US Postal Service which serves as your unloading zone and parking pass. If you didn't receive the latter, we will have extras when you arrive to campus.

Your room assignment will include the name and phone number of your roommate(s). Don’t forget to talk to your roommate(s) before move-in about what you’re bringing… you don’t need multiple TVs, irons, etc!

As a reminder, for your safety we don’t allow the following:

As a reminder, for your safety we don’t allow the following:

  • Firearms/Explosives/Weapons
  • Hookahs
  • Halogen or torchiere-style incandescent lamps
  • Waterbeds
  • Pets (No pets allowed in building at any time. Please leave pets at home during Move-In Weekend!)
  • Illegal Drugs

Feel free to comment and ask us questions. We're here to help!

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Command hooks or push pins

What is allowed to attach things to walls in Santa Catalina res halls? Command hooks, nails, pushpins???

Move in Days

I won't be able to move in on the times available for my dorm. Can I move in late?

move in days

Hi, yes! You can move in anytime after your move in time, just not before. Thanks!

Push pins at Manzanita

What can we use to hang things on walls in Manzanita? Push pins and command strips?

Push pins at Manzanita Answer

Hi Amy, You can use command strips on the walls. You can also use push pins if you have a wall that is fabric! Hope this helps, Mandy

Move in pass

What if we never received our move in pass or forget to bring it? Can we still go to the unloading zone?

move in pass

Hi, our staff had extra passes on site. Hopefully you had a smooth move in. Thank you!


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