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Off-Campus Housing

  • UC San Diego offers a variety of services through the Basic Needs Off-Campus Housing Office and other departments to assist students in achieving housing stability.
  • Through the Basic Needs Off-Campus Housing Office, you can get connected to various Off-Campus Housing options and resources. 
  • The Basic Needs Off-Campus Housing Office offers resources to aid students in the transition from on-campus living to off-campus living. 
    • Students can schedule a housing consultation to review off-campus housing options, receive general first-time lease signing information, as well as move-in and move-out resources. 
    • The Off-Campus Housing Office can also connect students to appropriate housing-related departments on campus. 
  • The Basic Needs Off-Campus Housing Office assists students in a variety stages of the housing security spectrum. 
    • “Housing insecurity” is an umbrella term, used to describe the degree of housing issues a person may face. 
    • Houselessness (homelessness) is often associated with housing insecurity, but that is only one end of the spectrum--housing affordability, housing instability (moving often), and housing quality are examples of issues that fall on the housing security spectrum. 
  • Off-Campus Housing Website
    • UC San Diego students can search for housing, roommates, moving information/documents, and off-campus living resources. Access this website by using your sign-on credentials.

UC San Diego’s Official Housing Search Engine

Students, staff, and faculty may visit our Off-Campus Housing Website to search for roommates and create their own roommate profiles, review property listings for rooms, apartments, and shared rentals. Have a Listing or a Sub-Lease? Add it to our site and share it with your greater Triton community. Visit our resource page on the site to access off-campus housing information.

Off-Campus Housing Website

Off-Campus Housing Webinar: Summer 2021

This webinar includes presentations from The Hub Basic Needs Center/Off-Campus Housing, Office of Ombuds, Student Legal Services, Transportation Services, Associated Students (AS), and Student Life, sharing more information for students that may be considering living off-campus, or will continue to do so for Summer/Fall of 2021. Topics will include: information on first-time renting, housing search platforms/tips, leasing process, and undergraduate/graduate housing on-campus. 

Helpful Links

House Hunting Tips

Finding the right place can take some effort. Here are a few tips and ideas to help you as you search for off-campus housing.

Housing Tips

Off-Campus Rental Forms

Access forms that will help you when renting an off-campus property.

Rental Forms

Tenants, Landlord, & Roommate Responsibilities

Learn about your responsibilities as a tenant and the responsibilities of your landlord and any roommate(s).

Renting Responsibilities