UCSB students are at-risk for losing their access to completely privileged legal consultation services from their campus Legal Resource Center (LRC) beginning July 11th, 2020. This will also affect IVTU consultations.

Click here to see LRC & IVTU’s open letter to campus personnel regarding Free Student Legal Counsel

To sign a petition in support of maintaining these services and learn more about what these changes mean for UCSB students, click here.

Welcome to IVTU!

We are here to support you through the COVID-19 crisis.
IVTU is remotely open for the summer.

We are offering online appointments via Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, and phone consultations. These appointments are available for both students and IV residents Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 11am to 5pm with an attorney and Mondays and Wednesdays from 5pm to 8pm with an IVTU Student Caseworker.

Click here to book an online appointment. 

IVTU has put together a COVID-19 Resource Guide. To view this guide and other resources regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, click here.

This guide includes information and FAQs about lease termination, subleasing, unemployment, food distribution locations, information for undocumented students and families, mental health resources, and more.

¡Haga clic aquí para la versión en Español!


Click here to apply for IVTU’s Emergency Fund.
The Emergency Fund can assist students seeking financial relief within the following categories: moving, storage, and temporary housing.  At this time, IVTU can provide each student with up to $300 in funding.

The deadline for this application September 1st, 2020.

IVTU is unable to provide financial relief for rent-related reasons at this time, including rent payments, deposits, or utility payments. If you are experiencing financial hardship within one of the categories above, we encourage you to apply for assistance from the UCSB Financial Crisis Response Team We also suggest that you make an online appointment with an IVTU caseworker to discuss your options regarding your lease and individual circumstances.

The Isla Vista Tenants Union believes all tenants should be treated with respect and fairness.
We envision an educated, proactive, and united tenant group, and hope for a community supportive of its residents.

Contact Us: 
(805) 968-6704

6550 Pardall Road, Unit B
Isla Vista, CA 93117