UCSB is committed to making sure all students and their families have adequate housing. Students with families can apply to live in one or two-bedroom apartments located near the edge of campus. Non-traditional and extended families are welcome UCSB offers 2 family housing complexes for full-time students, featuring 1-2 bedroom apartments located a mile from campus. Priority is given to families with children.
The IVTU empowers Isla Vista tenants through education, advocacy, and grassroots organizing. By promoting tenant interests and acting against violations of tenants' rights, the union strives to build a united, educated resident community.