San Clemente Village Apartment Gardens

New Graduate Student Housing Contract

The 2020-21 New Single Graduate Student Housing Contract will be available... 

April 1, 2020 at 10:00am - May 15, 2020 at 4:00pm

The following information is for new single graduate students who will enter UCSB in Fall 2020. If you are a new graduate student with a family, please apply for Family Student Housing.

  • Applying for New Single Graduate Student Housing

    • Students who are applying for new graduate student housing must first apply for Graduate school and have completed the Graduate Division Online Application Form.
      • You will then use the same Graduate Division Application Email and Password that you used through the Graduate Division process to log into the housing application.
    • Your Housing Guarantee is only valid if you:
      • Submit your Statement of Intent to Register to the Graduate Division by your deadline, but in no case later than May 15 at 4:00pm.  
      • Submit a contract for San Clemente Villages by May 15 at 4:00pm.  
      • Complete the Personal Preferences as part of your contract process. Within a few days of returning your contract, after you have established your UCSBNetID and activated your U-Mail, you will be sent an email with a link to our online 'Personal Preferences' form.
    • All contracts offered are for residency during the following dates: September 1, 2020 - August 15, 2021, or September 1, 2020-June 21, 2021.
    • Any graduate student who needs to request an early move-in due to an early start date for their program must contact our office after completing the Personal Preferences. Early move-ins must be requested at least four weeks prior to the move-in date you are requesting. Please note that due to remodelling planned for San Clemente Villages this summer, our ability to grant early move-in requests is extremely limited. Early move-ins are approved as space allows. 
    • New single graduate students entering fall quarter are guaranteed housing for their first year as long as they adhere to application procedures and deadlines.
    • New single graduate students entering winter or spring quarter are accommodated when possible. Contact University & Community Housing Services for details.
    • For more information, please see San Clemente Villages.
    • Please check your U-Mail account directly and frequently so that you don’t miss any important messages from UCSB. It may not be reliable to forward your U-Mail to an alternate email (gmail, yahoo, hotmail, etc.) If you don’t receive a confirmation email from us within a few minutes of submitting your contract, check your spam folder.
    • If you wish to cancel your contract prior to July 15, 2020 there is no charge.   The cancellation fee starting July 15, 2020 is $350.
    • Please visit our Billing & Contracts page to help you navigate through the payment process.
    • If you have questions about the online application process, please call University & Community Housing Services at 805-893-4371 between 9:00am - 5:00PM, Monday - Friday, or e-mail your questions to

**Also see our Graduate Student Community Page for more information.

The 2020-21 New Graduate Student Contract process is open from April 1, 2020 at 10am until May 15, 2020 at 4pm.  After that time your application will be added to the waitlist for housing.

2020-21 Housing Waitlist

We have removed our Spring 2020 application process because this quarter's classes will be entirely online. 

If you need housing accommodations for Spring 2020, please contact our office at the phone number or email above.  

You can use the link below to cancel your 2019-2020 Housing Contract. There is a $350 cancellation fee for any contracts cancelled by September 1, 2019. After September 1st contract holders will be held rent responsible until a replacement is found, or unless otherwise notified.

2019-20 Contract Cancellation Request

For New Graduate students, there is an optional process to select fellow New Graduates with a San Clemente housing contract as your roommate from April 1, 2020 at 10am until June 1, 2020 at 4pm. This is entirely optional, and students who choose not to exercise this option will be matched with the available roommate that matches their preferences as closely as possible.   

2020-21 New Graduate Roommate Groups

You can use the link below to cancel your 2020-2021 Housing Contract. There is a $350 cancellation fee for any contracts cancelled on or after July 15, 2020. After September 1st contract holders will be held rent responsible until a replacement is found, or unless otherwise notified.

 2020-21 Contract Cancellation

To inquire about gender inclusive housing options available for students that identify as trans* or non-binary, please contact Mario Muñoz, University & Community Housing Services, at