Apartment Rental

Online Reservation Request Form 

Reservations closed for 2019


  • ONLY visiting scholars/faculty and those conducting University business (including campus tours) during the dates of June 22 - September 2, 2019.
  • Residents require a letter of invitation from a UCSB department or proof of UCSB camp/program registration, submitted electronically to conferences (at) housing.ucsb.edu after completing the reservation request.


  • Reservation requests must be made at least 10 business days in advance.
  • 5-night minimum stay is required. 
  • This is a non-smoking facility.


The Santa Ynez Apartment Complex is located a half mile from the main campus on El Colegio Road. The complex has 200 two-bedroom apartments, which accommodate four people each. All apartments are fully furnished and include linen service and wireless high-speed Internet. The complex has on-site laundry facilities and is accessible via bus or off-street bike and walking paths.


  • June 22 – September 2, 2019


  • $160/night; Each unit has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 4 guests
  • Living and Dining Room
    • Couch & chair
    • Dining table with four chairs
    • End table
    • Lamp
  • Bedrooms (2 per apartment) & Linens
    • Two single beds per bedroom
    • Double closet
    • Two desks
    • Two dressers
    • 5 Closet hangers
    • Linen service includes sheets, a blanket, a pillow, and a pillowcase; new linen will be provided each week
  • Kitchen
    • Table service for four, including knives, forks, spoons, cups, and plates
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove/oven
    • Electric tea kettle
  • Bathrooms (1½ per apartment)
    • Shower curtain
    • Towels and washcloths (changed twice per week)
    • Toilet paper, wastebasket
  • Additional
    • Wireless Internet access
    • Laundry facilities
    • There is a phone in the Santa Ynez Conference Office.
    • There are no phones in individual rooms. 


  • Rooms and bathrooms are ready upon arrival. Sheets, blankets, and a pillow are placed on each bed with 2 towels and 1 washcloth per person. Towels may be exchanged at the Conference & Hospitality Services Apartments Office. Once a week, housekeeping will clean the common areas and exchange towels in the apartment. If beds are clear of personal belongings, the linens will also be exchanged once a week.

Receiving Mail

  • P.O. boxes are available for rent at the campus University Center.
  • Cost: $15/quarter + $5 key deposit (refundable IF key is returned). 
  • Note: Mail cannot be sent directly to the complex address. Items will be returned to sender.

Santa Ynez Apartments Conference Desk

  • Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm 
  • Phone: (805) 893-2626 (only active during the summer)


  • Email: conferences (at) housing.ucsb.edu
  • Phone: (805) 893-3072