San Joaquin Villages

Property Description

  • True to UCSB’s commitment to the environment, San Joaquin is a housing development designed to achieve the LEED Gold standards. Located just one mile from the UCSB campus, San Joaquin is a community fully equipped to support study, lounge, dining and recreation activities. The complex has on-site laundry facilities and is accessible via bus or off-street bike and walking paths.
  • Adjacent to Santa Catalina Residence Hall
  • 650 Storke Road: San Joaquin North Villages (Elsinore Court, Calavaras Court, Malibu Court, Ramona Court)
    • The North Village is comprised of 107 apartments in four 2- to 3-story buildings. 
  • 750 Storke Road: San Joaquin Tower Villages (Tenaya North, Tenaya South)
    • Two 6-story Towers with top-floor terraces that overlook a central plaza of courtyards and open space. The North Tower has 24 apartments, and the South Tower has 34 apartments.
  • There will be one elevator in each tower, and one in each North Village cluster
  • All 165 units are fully furnished
  • Kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances 
  • 2-story Portola Dining Commons located on property with outdoor patio and mountain views
  • Pool located on property
  • Nearby parking
  • Bedrooms (3 bedrooms per apartment available during summer conference season) & 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
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove/Oven, Microwave
    • Dishwasher
  • Bathrooms (2 per apartment)
    • Towels and washcloths (changed twice per week)
    • Toilet paper, wastebasket
  • Additional
    • Wireless Internet access
    • Laundry facilities
    • There are no phones in individual rooms


  • Adult Conference Standard PLUS Linen Service:
    • Rooms are ready upon arrival with beds fully made with sheets, blanket, and a pillow on each bed. Apartment bathrooms are cleaned for arrival. Each guest receives 2 towels and 1 washcloth. Service every other day includes: towel exchange, room vacuuming, and trash removal (beds are not made).
  • Youth Conference Standard Linen Service:
    • Rooms and apartment bathrooms are ready upon arrival. Sheets, blanket, and 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. For stays longer than a week, the rooms are vacuumed, trash is removed, and bed linens and towels are exchanged once a week. 

Walking Times

  • Bus Stop 5 minutes
  • Isla Vista Beach 15 minutes
  • UCSB Bus Loop & Main Campus 30 minutes
  • Camino Real Shopping Center 15 minutes

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).