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Student Housing

The University provides student housing in residence halls, apartments, and Greek houses. Detailed descriptions of these facilities, including cost are available from the Residential Life & Housing Office at (209) 946-2331 or Housing is guaranteed for freshmen and sophomores only. Upper-division and Graduate students are considered on space availability.

Residence Halls

A majority of the rooms are double occupancy and are reserved for incoming freshmen and sophomore students. A limited number of single rooms are available to students at extra cost; medical documentation is required for placement. Assignment requests to single rooms and other accommodations are not guaranteed.

Students who live in the residence halls are required to take one of the three meal options: the Platinum level plan (4,520 Dining Points per year), the Gold level plan (4,228 Dining Points per year), or the Silver level plan (3,878 Dining Points per year). Dining points are subject to change.


The University maintains five apartment complexes. All students who live in the apartments must be on a Bronze level meal plan (1,410 Dining Points per year).  Apartment residents also have the option to purchase a Copper level meal plan (2,900 Dining Points per year).

The University Townhouses on the north campus have one-and two-bedroom apartments for students. The University’s newest apartment complexes, known as Monagan and Brookside Halls, are located on Brookside Road, between the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Cowell Health Center building. Each suite features four bedrooms, two full baths, living room and dining/kitchen area. Priority assignment for Brookside Hall are given to graduate/professional level students in the Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The McCaffrey Center apartments are three bedroom, one-bath units which are located at the center of campus. The furnished three-person apartments are reserved for juniors and seniors. The McCaffrey Center complex is the hub of daily student activity such as the ASUOP student government offices, The Grove campus convenience store, and the Janet Leigh Theatre. Towerview apartments are located on Dave Brubeck Way directly across from the library, and is made up of sixteen one and two-bedroom apartments. Priority for Towerview Apartments is given to students with spouse or domestic partners and students with one child three-years-old or younger. 

The Residential Life & Housing office also has a list of off-campus housing and apartment listings.

Eligibility: Graduate students desiring University housing must be registered students to be eligible. Student Housing Agreements for apartments are for the academic year. Housing for upper-division (Junior, Senior, Graduate, Professional) students is not guaranteed.