Santa Catalina Residence Hall

Santa Catalina

SANTA CATALINA RESIDENCE HALL is UC Santa Barbara’s largest residence hall for undergraduate students. It consists of two separate towers with North Tower spanning 11 floors and South Tower, 10 floors. Many rooms offer stunning views of the ocean, mountains, and surrounding community. This urban style residence hall is a one-mile off-street bike ride from the middle of campus and is conveniently located adjacent to four bus lines. Professional live-in staff and Resident Assistants are available for after-hours assistance and community building.

Amenities

  • Suites with two double rooms connected by a common bathroom complete with a shower, toilet and sink.
  • Centrally located at Santa Catalina are a ResNet office, a RHA office, a UCPD satellite office, a wellness center with massage chair, a recreation room, multiple study rooms and kitchenettes, and more.
  • All inclusive nine-month contract includes a meal plan, high-speed wireless internet access, regular housekeeping, laundry rooms, and 24-hour on-call maintenance and emergency staff
  • All residence hall rooms are fully furnished and the following is already included: bed, desk, chair, dresser, mirror, towel bar, wastebasket, and drapes
  • Living Learning Communities: First Generation Scholars, and Scholars Floors
  • For more information about parking, please visit our Parking page

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 mmunoz@housing.ucsb.edu.

Nearby

  • Tenaya Market & Eatery, a full-service market with a coffee bar and ready-made food to go.
  • North Campus Open Space that boasts more than 2.5 miles of trails with scenic views and connectivity with the California Coastal Trail. 

Contact

Receiving Mail
Google Map
Front Desk: 805-893-7202

Virtual Tours

Gallery

Floor Plans

  • view of a Santa Catalina triple room

    Santa Catalina Triple Room

    Floor plans are for general room layout and configuration. They are not exact in scale. Furniture arrangements vary by room and residence. 

  • view of a Santa Catalina triple room from the top

    Santa Catalina Triple Room
    Top View

    Floor plans are for general room layout and configuration. They are not exact in scale. Furniture arrangements vary by room and residence. 

  • view of a Santa Catalina double room

    Santa Catalina Double Room

    Floor plans are for general room layout and configuration. They are not exact in scale. Furniture arrangements vary by room and residence. 

  • view of a Santa Catalina double room from the top

    Santa Catalina Double Room
    Top View

    Floor plans are for general room layout and configuration. They are not exact in scale. Furniture arrangements vary by room and residence.