Why Rent at ICON?

The safety and well-being of our residents is our priority

ICON offers a home that combines the community of a residence hall with the freedom and privacy of an apartment. The quality amenities and professional, seasoned management make it the place both you and your student can agree on.

Peace of Mind

From the moment a student enters ICON’s modern buildings, it will be clear that we have an incomparable focus on their well-being. The communities are equipped with helpful on-site management and maintenance, security cameras, 24/7 staffing, and electronic key access.

Location, Location, Location

ICON is situated near the top of the Embarcadero Loop, just one block from UC Santa Barbara’s campus and only two blocks from the beach. Students can conveniently walk to class, or use our secure bike storage and bike around. Because our community is so close to campus, most residents choose to walk or bike to class, but for those students just wanting to have their vehicle we have secure garage parking available for lease.

A Responsive Management Team

We guarantee a 24/7 commitment to our residents. From our professional management staff and friendly student representatives to our licensed maintenance team, we will always have someone available to assist residents. Most maintenance requests are free of charge. We strive to complete work orders within 24 hours of receiving notification. Residents can easily submit a maintenance request using the online resident portal or by calling the leasing office during regular office hours. We also have on-call Community Assistants, who are the first responders to any after-hours maintenance emergencies.

A Simple Process

Our application and lease process is simple and tailored to today’s savvy student and parent. The lease process may be done in the office or entirely online. Starting with the application, each resident must pass a background check. After signing a lease, a guarantor (usually a parent) for each student will need to sign the Guaranty Agreement, which is then attached to the completed lease. Our leases are by-the-bed, which means that all residents are individually responsible for his or her own payment. By designing the leasing process this way, we promote a safe and responsible community for residents and their guests. For students who are new to the area or don’t have roommates chosen, we can assist in matching roommates using our highly successful roommate matching questionnaire.