Will I have a roommate?
Depending on your occupancy style, you may have a roommate (in the same room) or house mate (in the same apartment).
If you have a roommate preference or request, please note it on your IV Housing Application and we will do our best to accommodate.
What does the apartment come with?
Apartments come furnished with:
- Extra-long twin bed
- Desk, bookshelf, chair, light
- Basic linen set including bed sheet, blanket, pillow and towel
- Microwave, stove/oven, refrigerator
- Sofa, coffee table, television stand, 42” flat screen TV
All apartments come with premium cable (including HBO) and free Wi-Fi.
What items are NOT in the unit?
Toiletries – shampoo/conditioner, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, toilet paper…
Kitchenware – utensils, pots, pans, plates, bowls, cups…
Cleaning Supplies – trash bags, dish soap, sponge…
Laundry Supplies – detergent, fabric softener, stain remover…
What about accommodations for special needs?
Residence Hall rooms and Campus Apartments can be modified, or are already modified, for physically-, hearing-, and sight-impaired students.
What is there to do in Riverside?
The Extension Center has weekly events and trips scheduled for all UCR Extension students, Examples: trip to the beach/Los Angeles, hikes, amusement parks, etc. The IV Resident Advisors have several monthly events for IV residents only.
The main UCR campus has weekly events, which all UCR and UCR Extension student are welcome to attend. Also, Downtown Riverside has shops, museums, restaurants, and other attractions to enjoy.
How safe is IV?
While it is impossible for anyone to guarantee safety and security anywhere, International Village has implemented many programs to help ensure students’ safety and demonstrate our commitment to students’ well-being. IV is patrolled 24 hours a day by UCR Police Department and Extension Center Parking and Safety. Community Advisor conduct duty walks twice daily ensuring everything is in order as well as all buildings are locked and secured. Buildings are accessible by keycard access only.
University also offers a service called UCR Campus Safety Escort Service that is available Sunday to Thursday from sun down to 11:00 pm. This service allows you to request an escort from anywhere on campus to IV. They can be reached at (951) 827-3772.