Eligibility Requirements

An applicant to Family Student Housing must:
  • Be a registered UCSC student, or
  • Have a processed UCSC application for academic admission

Once living at Family Student Housing all undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 10 credits each quarter (academic-year only). Graduate students who have Advanced to Candidacy must enroll in a minimum of one 5 unit course each academic-year quarter. Concurrent enrollment does not meet eligibility requirements.

Students must reside with at least one eligible family member on a permanent, full-time basis. Eligible family members include:

  • Your child(ren) (must have physical custody at least 50% of time)
  • Your spouse or adult partner
  • Your parent(s), grandparent(s), or sibling(s).

Note: Postdoctoral Scholars, and their families, will be considered for any available space after requests/applications of registered UCSC students have been accommodated.

Housing is also available for single US military veterans. Contact us by email (fsh@ucsc.edu) or by calling (831)459-4080 to discuss your personal situation and to learn more.

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