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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 Housing and Greek Life 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 (3,850 Dining Dollars per year), the Gold level plan (3,600 Dining Dollars per year), or the Silver level plan (3,330 Dining Dollars 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 (approximately 1,200 Dining points per year).

The University Townhouses on the north campus have one-and two-bedroom apartments for students. A coeducational hall, Manor Hall, is for upper-division undergraduate students, and is located on Pacific Avenue across the street from the Conservatory of Music. This hall is made up of suites of rooms with each room having its own cooking alcove. Each suite of two rooms share a semi-private bath. 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. Seniority for assignment to Brookside Hall is given to graduate level students and 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 Pacific 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. Towerview Apartment residents are responsible for payment and set-up of telephone service with the local provider.

The Housing and Greek Life Office also maintains off-campus 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 or for students in Pharmaceutical Sciences for a minimum of two consecutive terms. Housing for Graduate students is not guaranteed.