Faculty Housing

Ocean Walk at North Campus

UCSB Faculty have the following housing options available at UC Santa Barbara. Faculty who desire privately-owned rental housing should contact Community Housing Services for help in locating a rental property near campus. For more information about housing for UCSB staff members, please visit the Staff Housing page.

UCSB Housing Options

Sierra Madre Apartments

Sierra Madre Apartments
Rental Apartments for UCSB Faculty & Staff

Ocean Walk at North Campus Faculty Housing

Ocean Walk at North Campus
For Sale Housing for UCSB Faculty

West Campus Point Faculty Housing

West Campus Point
For Sale Housing for UCSB Faculty

Information & Resources

The Coastal Housing Partnership is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the community by assisting local employees with their home buying needs.

  • Home buying benefits
  • Home buying education seminars
  • Resources as employees navigate their way through the home buying process
  • Mortgage refinance benefits
  • Rental assistance benefits
  • UCSB Staff enjoy the following Membership Benefits:
  • A network of service professionals to assist employees in their search for area housing, whether leasing or buying


The Office of Loan Programs designs, delivers and manages housing assistance programs for the recruitment and retention of faculty in support of the education, research and public service missions of the University of California. For more information, please visit UCOP's Office of Loan Programs website.

Please visit our Overnight Accommodations page for several available on-campus options and other resources for overnight accommodations throughout the year.

University & Community Housing Services' list of rental properties is available to all UCSB staff and faculty at no charge. All UCSB staff and faculty can log in with their UCSB NetID and search rental listings that are available exclusively to those associated with UCSB.

  • Room in Private Homes
  • Vacant houses
  • Sublets

As a reminder, University & Community Housing Services also provides one-on-one assistance for staff & faculty. You may contact them by email at housinginfo@housing.ucsb.edu or call 805-893-4371.