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Residence Hall Opportunities

Residential Living typically provides students with shared housing that includes a meal plan, regularly scheduled custodial service and organized activities.  Resident hall management may adopt standards of conduct for those to whom they rent that go beyond typical rental agreements.  SBCC does not develop or administer these standards.  Currently there is are two off-campus, independent, privately owned student residential living opportunities. One in the Isla Vista area near the UCSB campus that provide beds to SBCC students called Tropicana Gardens and one closer to SBCC called Orchid House.  Below are the links to their websites and contact information.  Students who are interested in securing a bed at Tropicana Gardens are encouraged to participate in the SBCC Transfer Academy, which assists students with focused academic planning and achievement and timely transfer to UCSB.  Contact the residence halls regarding specific criteria for acceptance.

Located in Isla Vista:

Tropicana Gardens
6585 El Colegio Rd.

Isla Vista, CA 93117
(805) 968-4319
11.6 Miles from SBCC


Orchid House
420 W. Montecito St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Across From SBCC


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