Channel Islands 5 Move In Information

Moving Into Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, San Nicolas Halls

  • Where do I check in?

From the traffic circle in the front of campus at the junction of Mesa Road, and State Highway 217 please take the Lagoon Road exit. Follow Lagoon Road down, at which time you will encounter a member of our staff who will direct you to the best place to park and unload your belongings.  

  • Where do I park to unload?
    • When checking in you will be directed to the best areas for unloading by our staff.  Please follow their directions as they know the best place for you to park to unload your belongings.
  • Is there an elevator to help during move in?
    • Anacapa, Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa are two-story buildings connected by stairs (there is no elevator access to the second floor.)
    • In San Miguel and San Nicolas all floors have elevator access. You can see the elevator locations on their respective maps:    San Miguel    San Nicolas
  • Where is my room?

Please check the maps below to see where your room is located within your building.

  • Where can I park after move in?
    • There is long-term/weekend parking for incoming residents in lots 10, 12, 16, 18 Mesa parking structure & 22 parking structure. Please don't forget to purchase visitor permits for parking in these lots to avoid receiving a citation.
      • Shuttle Service

There is a shuttle service provided during Move In weekend from long-term parking lots to the Channel Island 5 Halls (Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, San Miguel, and San Nicolas) 

  • Channel Island 5 Shuttle Run: (Hours: 8:00am–4:00pm): University Plaza (lots 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18) to Channel Island 5 (RT). 
  • Parking Permits During the School Year
    • Parking permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis and parking is very limited. Permits can be purchased online via UCSB Transportation & Parking Services starting September 1. For more information, please visit the TPS website, contact them by phone 805-893-2346, or email