Residence Hall & Undergraduate Apartment Space

Meeting space availability varies during the academic year and summer months. Please see below for details.

Academic Year Meeting Space

Public areas in Housing's residence halls and undergraduate apartments are part of the living environment of student residents and exist to enhance the learning and living activities of residents. All use of these areas should reflect and reinforce this mission. When placing your room reservation, please review the rules and regulations on page 2 of the form.
 
 

​Events for which there are Fees

  • A majority of non-Housing events held in the residence halls and undergraduate apartments will have fees associated with them
  • Individuals and organizations using residence hall and/or undergraduate apartment public area space for events that do not fit in the categories below ("Events for which there are not fees") will be required to pay for their use of this space (see "Fees" below)
  • Reservation requests must be submitted through the online room request form
  • Usage subject to availability and approval by the Lead Staff/Administrative Services Coordinator of the building and/or Conference & Hospitality Services
 
Fees
 
  • UCSB Campus Departments and Organizations
    • All facilities (except the Santa Catalina Linda Vista Room and the Loma Pelona Center)
      • $45 for the first 4 hours
      • $10 per hour for each additional hour
    • Santa Catalina Linda Vista Room
      • $150 for the first 4 hours
      • $30 per hour for each additional hour
  • Off-Campus users
    • All facilities (except the Santa Catalina Linda Vista Room and the Loma Pelona Center)
      • $110 for the first 4 hours
      • $15 per hour for each additional hour
    • Santa Catalina Linda Vista Room
      • $550 for the first 4 hours
      • $85 per hour for each additional hour
 
Events for which there are Not Fees
 
  • The usages below are not subject to rental fees, but the public area must still be reserved through the online room request form. Use is subject to availability and approval by the Lead Staff/Administrative Services Coordinator of the building and/or Conference & Hospitality Services. The event must abide by all Housing policies and procedures.
    • Residents of the hall/complex putting on events specifically and primarily for residents of their hall/complex, which are open to and benefit all residents of the hall/complex
    • Housing programs and departmental meetings
    • Faculty-led events and CLAS activities
    • Student clubs/organizations and campus departments putting on programs specifically and primarily for the residents of the hall/complex, which are open to and benefit all residents of the hall/complex
 

Reservation Rules and Timelines

  • Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis, at least five business days, but not more than nine months, in advance.
  • No reservations can be made during study week and finals week
  • The main lounge, rec room, classroom of a particular building cannot be booked at the same time. At least one of these spaces must be free for resident drop-in use.

Summer Conference Meeting Space

Many of our summer conference meeting spaces are conveniently located inside (and outside) of each residence hall.

Anacapa Hall

Residence hall meeting spaces at beachside Anacapa Hall feature a main lounge, a full classroom, and a recreation room. Within walking distance of gourmet campus dining, two-level Anacapa offers premier meeting spaces and unbelievable ocean views in the heart of UCSB.

Manzanita Village

Manzanita Village meeting spaces provide a true community setting and offer relaxed lounges with terraces overlooking the scenic campus. Classrooms in Manzanita also serve as great spaces for break-out sessions or small group business meetings, and are available in the summer and the academic year.

San Miguel Hall

On the banks of UCSB’s scenic lagoon, San Miguel Hall features some of UCSB’s most sought-after residence hall meeting spaces. With floor lounges on each of its eight stories (available only during the summer) as well as a main lounge, classroom, and recreation room, the possibilities for conferences and events are as endless as your imagination.

San Nicolas Hall

Neighboring San Miguel Hall on the east side of campus, San Nicolas Hall’s meeting spaces include a main lounge, classroom, and recreation room. The perfect setting for some fresh air and healthy competition, use the volleyball court for breaks between business meetings to experience the sights and sounds of Santa Barbara.

Santa Catalina Hall

A mile northeast of campus, Santa Catalina Hall consists of a pair of high-rise towers with ideal conference facilities and business meeting space. A variety of group meeting spaces are available for lectures and meetings of all kinds. The largest meeting space, the Linda Vista room, accommodates 300 for your large group events. Use the Fiesta Room to host a working session or reception, and during the summer encourage guests to relax around the pool at the end of a productive day.

Santa Cruz Hall

Residence hall meeting spaces with Southern California style make up the recently renovated Santa Cruz Hall. Situated near Campus Point, these meeting spaces offer spectacular ocean views and the essence of beach style. Plan events in the main lounge, classroom, recreation room, or any of the individual floor lounges (summer only) for a memorable event.

Santa Rosa Hall

Nestled in the heart of campus, the beach is a short walk away from the convenient meeting spaces of Santa Rosa Hall. Featuring four floor lounges (summer only) for group meetings, as well as a main lounge, classroom, and recreation room, Santa Rosa has the right campus rental for your next event.