House Hunters Housing

The University Town Center (UTC) offers short term summer housing to assist UCSC students actively seeking housing in the off-campus community.  


2024-25 returning and admitted UCSC students only. Students may be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


  • All rooms have private bathrooms, kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, sinks, and two stove top burners. 
  • No linens provided; bring towels, sleeping bag, pillow or other bedding. Bed size is twin XL.
  • The rental rate is for a bed space, not a whole room, and student may be assigned to a room with others.


$37.49 per person per night
(charges billed to student’s university account)


Housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis from Friday, June 28 to Saturday, September 1, 2024. 

Space is subject to availability. 5 night maximum stay.

A minimum of 48 business-hour (Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm) advance reservation is required.

E-mail with any questions or to receive access to the House Hunters application.

You will receive an email notification when your reservation is confirmed.

Housing Publications - Terms & Conditions



10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (For arrival outside of these hours, make prior arrangements with staff.)

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