Housing Themes and Options

In addition to room options, there are also a variety of housing themes and options for those who are interested. Based on academic pursuits, hobbies, individual backgrounds, and lifestyle preferences, these living/learning options complement a student’s experience in residence. Unless otherwise noted, themes and options are in mixed-gender areas. Check out the options at each residential community:

Cowell College Stevenson College Redwood Grove
Crown College Merrill College Transfer Community
Porter College Kresge College University Town Center
Oakes College Rachel Carson College The Village
College Nine John R. Lewis College
Graduate Housing

Cowell College

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Social Justice

Residence Hall. This community provides a space to live with others who are interested in issues related to diversity, social justice, and equity. Students from a variety of backgrounds have the opportunity to learn from one another in a culturally rich and diverse living environment committed to fostering a community that celebrates the diversity of cultures and identities of others while moving society toward social justice.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Stevenson College

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Social Justice

Residence Hall. This community provides a space to live with others who are interested in issues related to diversity, social justice, and equity. Students from a variety of backgrounds have the opportunity to learn from one another in a culturally rich and diverse living environment committed to fostering a community that celebrates the diversity of cultures and identities of others while moving society toward social justice.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Crown College

Gaming Community

Residence Hall. Dedicated students who are also enthusiasts of gaming/computer game design, video games, and virtual reality. Learn more »

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

Outdoor Pursuits and Sustainability Community

Residence Hall. Students interested in outdoor activities and sustainability, from sports to community service. Learn more »

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Merrill College

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Porter College

Film and Digital Media

Residence Hall. Students interested in Film and Digital Media and who want an opportunity to live with students with a similar interest. This may include videos, music, podcasts, audiobooks or digital art. Only available in mixed-gender areas.

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

Gaming Community

Residence Hall. Dedicated students who are also enthusiasts of gaming/computer game design, video games, and virtual reality. Only available in mixed-gender areas.

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and ApartmentThis housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

Quiet

Residence Hall. Students agree to maintain a quiet environment to enhance study.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Substance Free

Residence Hall. Students agree not to consume alcohol, cannabis, other drugs, or any tobacco products, or bring any of these substances into the residence.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-inclusive Housing areas are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). Students who do not request a roommate(s) on their housing application will be assigned a roommate(s) based on preferences expressed in the housing application and a follow-up correspondence with a housing staff member, if necessary. Only students who indicate an interest will be assigned to Trans-inclusive Housing (Supplemental application required.) Learn more » 


Kresge College

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

Ecovillage

Residence Hall. Students passionate about living in an intentional community focused on cooperation, social justice, and sustainability. Focus areas may include: personal empowerment, community living, civic engagement and ecological design. (Only available to first-year students.)

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Substance Free

Residence Hall. Students agree not to consume alcohol, cannabis, other drugs, or any tobacco products, or bring any of these substances into the residence.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

Writers House

Residence Hall. Students with an interest in journalism and/or creative writing, regardless of their prospective majors. Space is limited. (Only available to first-year students.)


Oakes College

ABC-Themed Housing

Residence Hall. Stephen Biko House - A living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples.

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Science Community

Residence Hall. Coordinated by a graduate student "scientist in residence", the community provides students who are interested in science majors and careers an opportunity to live and learn together.

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Social Justice

Residence Hall and Apartment. Casa Frida Kahlo, Malik Shabazz House, Harvey Milk House, Liliuokalani-Minami House, Maxine Hong-Genny Lim House, Bayit Elie Wiesel, and Casa Dolores Huerta provide a space for every student to learn about important sociopolitical and cultural figures who have contributed to the liberation of marginalized groups on local and global levels.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Rachel Carson College

ABC-Themed Housing

Apartment. A living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. (Not available to frosh.)

Continuing Student Community

Residence Hall These spaces are occupied by returning students only.

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

Women in Science, Engineering & Math

Residence Hall. The WISE community fosters success for women in the sciences, engineering, and math. WISE offers themed programming, guest speakers, and peer support. Available only to female identified students.


College Nine

iFloor

Residence Hall. A residence hall of first year US students and first year International students. This unique intercultural community offers the opportunity to make meaningful, lifelong friendships and connections that extend beyond borders. Residents will be required to complete a "passport" through attending programs each quarter. (Available to domestic and international new frosh affiliated with College Nine or John R. Lewis College; supplemental application required.) Learn more »

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

Quiet

Residence Hall. Students agree to maintain a quiet environment to enhance study.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


John R. Lewis College

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

Quiet

Residence Hall. Students agree to maintain a quiet environment to enhance study.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Rumi's Field - Nonviolent Communication

Residence Hall. Residents of Rumi's Field will take a REQUIRED 1-credit course Fall Quarter teaching the skills of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Instructions on course registration will be shared to the residents in this community in August.

Named after the renowned peace-seeking Sufi poet, Rumi's Field offers a Living and Learning Community for students who wish to learn about and practice the principles of Nonviolent Communication. Taught and practiced around the globe, NVC strengthens one's ability to inspire empathy from others and respond compassionately even under difficult circumstances. This mixed community of curious John R. Lewis first-year and continuing students will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue and resolve conflict using NVC consciousness as a tool for personal and societal transformation. The required course is where residents build close bonds and learn about NVC and how it can be used daily in different circumstances, ranging from relationships to social justice activism. (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Redwood Grove

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Transfer Community

21+ Quiet

Residence Hall. Students who are 21 years of age or older at the time of application. Students agree to maintain a quiet environment to enhance study.

ABC-Themed Housing (located at Rachel Carson College)

Apartment. A living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples.

Film and Digital Media

Transfer Community. Students interested in Film and Digital Media and who want an opportunity to live with students with a similar interest. This may include videos, music, podcasts, audiobooks or digital art. Only available in mixed-gender areas.

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

STEM Community

Transfer Community. Students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and who want an opportunity to live with students with a similar interest. Only available in mixed-gender areas.

Substance Free

Transfer Community. Students agree not to consume alcohol, cannabis, other drugs, or any tobacco products, or bring any of these substances into the residence.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


UTC

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


The Village

International Living Center (located at College Nine)

Apartment. A unique living environment composed of both international and domestic students in an apartment/flat style living arrangement. This thriving community of residents from around the world lives and learns together to foster international understanding and form intercultural friendship. Students will have the option to take a 2-unit Intercultural Understanding class in the Fall quarter. Explore your global perspectives! (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme House (located at Stevenson College)

Residence Hall (freshmen) and Apartment (continuing students). R.PAATH: Rosa Parks African American Theme Housing provides a living-learning space for students whose interests span historical, present-day, and future experiences of predominantly African, Black, and Caribbean peoples. Designed to intentionally create space for students to feel connected, safer, and supported in a community centered on the experiences of African/Black/Caribbean peoples, R.PAATH is available to students of any college affiliation. Students develop cultural competence/cultural intelligence and ally development through organizing, living, studying, and socializing with peers passionate about political, cultural, popular, social, and economic issues of the African Diaspora (supplemental application required). Learn more »

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are located in the Merrill College residence halls (freshmen) and the Redwood Grove apartments (continuing students).

Residence Hall and Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »


Graduate Housing

LGBTQIA+

Residence Hall and Apartment. This housing option allows those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and other identities within the LGBTQIA+ community as well as allies to live together in an open and supportive environment. (Only available in mixed-gender areas.)

Mixed-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of any gender live on the same floor or apartment and share a commitment to cooperative living through respect and consideration for one another. Bedrooms are single-gender while bathrooms may be designated as mixed-gender with private toilet and shower stalls.

Single-Gender

Residence Hall and Apartment. Students of a single gender live on the same floor or apartment (availability is based upon demand). Bathrooms are primarily used by individuals who identify with that gender.

Trans-Inclusive Housing communities for graduate students is located in Graduate Student Housing.

Apartment. Trans-Inclusive Housing communities are intended to create safer and supportive living spaces for transgender, genderqueer, gender nonconforming (GNC), and gender nonbinary (GNB) students, as well as questioning and ally-students. A trans ally is someone who advocates for and supports members of the community and actively contributes to creating a positive, affirming, living environment for people of all gender identities. Students may room together regardless of gender. Please note that this room assignment is likely to be on a mixed-gender floor/apartment and all students share common areas (e.g. bathrooms). (Supplemental application required.) Learn more »