The large circular area in the center of Sierra Madre Villages is being restored by the Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration as a vernal pool. It will hold water seasonally from winter to spring, and supports a unique suite of plants and invertebrates. The periphery of the...
WELCOME: Craig Lingham, Sr. Cook, Portola Dining Commons… Fidel Alvarado & Javier Perez, Groundskeepers, Residential Operations…Adolfo Figueroa Castillo, Assistant Cook, Ortega Dining Commons…Martin Perez, Cook, Carrillo Dining Commons
TRANSITIONS: Abel Medina was promoted to Sr....
Room Retention, Self Assignments & More!
The 2016-17 UCSB Housing Contract will be available starting in January 2016, and there are some exciting new changes being implemented. If a student likes where they currently live, they can stay there! They’ll have four days to claim the same space for next year, and then...
Surfboard Storage Rack Installed at Santa Cruz Residence Hall
It all started with an idea. On March 12, 2014 the iGen Committee received an innovative request from one of our student residents, Angelo Molina. He highlighted the need for student surfers living in our communities to have surfboard storage in a secure...
Sierra Madre Villages Earns Top Environmental Award
UCSB’s newest apartment complex, Sierra Madre Villages, has just been awarded a LEED* Platinum certification, under ‘LEED for Homes’, by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This is the highest rating attainable and the first apartment complex at UCSB to have this...