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Beachcomber Apartments

Quick Facts

Purchased by Biola in 2005, the Beachcomber Apartment Building is part of what is known as 'The Block,' a row of apartment buildings located a half-mile from the Biola campus. Beachcomber is designated for undergrad students who are 20 years or older by the first day of fall classes. It is staffed by a graduate assistant.

Beachcomber Apartments Exterior
Beachcomber Apartments Exterior
Beachcomber Apartments Courtyard

Community Snapshot

  • Male & Female
  • 42 Residents
  • 2 Stories
  • 1 Resident Coordinator
  • Kitchen in Apartment
  • 2/2 Washers/Dryers
  • Purchased 2005
  • Community Patio
  • 16 Apartments
  • 1-2 Bedrooms per Apartment
  • 2, 3, or 4 Occupants per Apartment
  • 1 Restroom in Apartment
  • 10 minute walk from the center of campus (0.5 mi.)

Sample Rooms

Each room differs slightly, so your room may look different. There are many other ways to personalize the layout of your room from these samples.


Sample Beachcomber Apartment Living Room
Sample Beachcomber Apartment Kitchen
Beachcomber Apartment Double-Occupancy Bedroom

About Beachcomber Apartments

Beachcomber is located just down the street from the Biola campus. Beachcomber houses 40 students and each apartment has either one or two bedrooms. Each apartment houses 2-4 students each. There is one laundry room on the ground floor with two washers and two dryers. Beachcomber is co-ed, with male and female students living in separate apartments. The central courtyard provides a great social space with barbecue grills, tables and chairs.


Apartment Building Amenities

  • Apartment-Style
  • Air Conditioning
  • Nearby Parking
  • Heating
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Bike Racks
  • Outdoor BBQ Grills
  • Outdoor Courtyard
  • Nearby On-Campus Dining
  • 24/7 Campus Security

Apartment Amenities

Per Student

  • Bed (view bed styles)
  • Desk
  • Standard Twin Mattress
  • Desk Chair
  • Bookshelf
  • Dresser Drawers
  • Wardrobe or Closet
  • Towel Bar

Per Apartment

  • Couch
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Table
  • Dining Table & 4 Chairs
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven/Stove
  • Armchair
  • Restroom
  • Window & Blinds
  • Wastebasket

Campus Amenities

  • Wifi Internet
  • Mailbox
  • On-campus Dining
  • Printing in Library
  • Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Swimming Pool
  • Exercise Gym
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Soccer Field
  • Running Track
  • Baseball Field
  • Softball Field

Community Life

Community Traditions

  • Weekly opportunities for fellowship (game nights, movie nights, etc.)
  • Courtyard space for communal hang-outs
  • Halloween Bash
  • Nationball
Biola residents enjoy Christmas Tree Lighting
Biola Housing residents enjoy The Eddy concert
Biola residents celebrate Nationball 2014
Biola Housing residents enjoy Mock Rock
Biola residents celebrate Nationball 2014

Nationball photos courtesy Cherri Yoon, Melanie Kim, and Jenny Oetzell/THE CHIMES.


Amy Tierney

Graduate Assistant

My name is Amy Tierney and I am the Graduate Assistant for Lido/Beachcomber! I am currently working towards my Masters in Clinical Psychology at Azusa Pacific University. I am passionate about the mission of Biola and as an alumni I love the community and personal growth that Biola provides. My goal is to help you in that! I aim to be a warm and inviting presence and to facilitate involvement. Some of my hobbies include thrifting, coffee runs, and interior design!