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Whether you choose to live on-campus or off-campus there are many different housing options. The term UCSD Housing will be used to refer to anyone interested or currently living in UCSD residential facilities on campus. For more information about living in non-university affiliated housing, UC San Diego offers Commuter Student Services and a multitude of Helpful Hints to aid you in navigating your housing options.  

UCSD Housing

While living on campus, there is a Residential Life Office full of dedicated staff devoted to helping you succeed at UC San Diego. While these individuals serve as your contacts once you arrive on campus, UC San Diego Housing and Dinning can assist you with all of your questions pertaining to your Housing application, Housing placement, Dinning Plan, Dinning Dollars, and Triton Cash.

For questions regarding your day-to-day life on campus you can contact your respective Residential Life Office. Please use the links below to find the appropriate Residential Life division.

Off-Campus Housing Information

Check out information on rental agreements, security deposits, and your rights as a renter before you sign!

Off-Campus Housing Website

Off Campus Housing Webinar 

Commuter Student Services

While living on campus is a great option for students, many students will choose to live off campus as well.  The Commuter Student Services Office was developed to help students locate alternate off campus housing and provide resources for first time renters.

Helpful Websites

There are a number of helpful websites that exist to help you navigate your housing situation both on-campus and off-campus.

Housing listings and advertisements can also be found in the following publications:

UCSD Guardian             

San Diego Reader                   San Diego Union-Tribune                

Craigslist                                                             San Diego Housing Commission

Rent Lingo                               Rent to Own Labs           

Apartment Guide

UCSD Student Off Campus Housing Facebook Group