Graduate Living


On-Campus Housing

The Department of Housing and Dining Services operates several housing complexes in an effort to provide the greatest degree of flexibility for students selecting their residence. Housing is limited. The housing communities you may choose from are One Miramar Street, Single Graduate Apartments, Mesa Residential Apartments, or Coast Apartments. Descriptions of each community are available by visiting the housing home page:


To be eligible for a housing agreement, you must be regularly enrolled in a University-recognized degree granting program and carry at least twelve (12) units per quarter. Please refer to specific eligibility statements for each community. Additionally, you must have a zero balance due in your University account.

Application Process:

Applications will only be accepted online and from students who have been formally admitted to UCSD. To apply online for on-campus housing: When you apply for housing you must submit proof of acceptance for admission (or a copy of your current I.D. card). If claiming couple with children status, copies of certified birth certificates and/or applicable custody documents of any children are required at move in.

Off-Campus Housing

UC San Diego community members can log in to to search property listings, find roommates, or post available rentals. If you are an incoming grad student and you do not yet have your UC San Diego User ID/PID, you can register for a temporary guest account to search our Off-Campus Housing website.  Guest accounts will expire after 60 days.

Graduate Housing Opportunities Listserv

The housing listserv is especially for UCSD graduate students who have off-campus or on-campus housing needs or housing opportunities to share. Students post their own messages regarding housing needs. To subscribe or unsubscribe from the listserv, visit . Current subscribers can also access an archive of past list postings. If you have questions or trouble subscribing to the grad housing listserv, contact the GradLife Intern at Once you are on the listserv send your messages by email to

Extended Stay/Short Term Housing Options

Downtown San Diego
La Jolla Colony
30 day minimum stay

local phone: (619) 525-1531

Best Western Premier Hotel Del Mar –
720 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
(858) 755-9765
Included: complimentary shuttle, complimentary parking and complimentary WiFi.  Special note:  Please call the hotel directly for long term rates.

Additional Resources

Union Tribune Classified –
San Diego Reader –
Apartment Search –

Quick Links:

Currently living in ARCH housing? Looking to sublease your unit? Sublease your unit today through ARCH!


2.)   Continue with SSO login

3.)   Complete the sublessor form

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