Santa Clara University


New Student Move-In Information

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - Move-In Date!
The Move-In date for new incoming first-year students is Saturday, September 20, 2014! Students and family members should coordinate travel plans for arrival to Santa Clara University accordingly as students are not permitted to move into their housing assignment prior to September 20, 2014!
Move-In Times!
Incoming new students cannot move-in into their on-campus assignment (or drop off personal belongings) any earlier than their assigned move-in time! Download the New Student Move-In Instructions and Move-In Times here!

How Do I Check-In and Where Do I Go?

At Santa Clara University students go directly to their residence hall to check-in. At your building you will receive your ACCESS Card, the key to your room, and additional information and paperwork (Room Condition Report, etc) related to the move-in process! Download the New Student Move-In Instructions here!

What Should I Bring?

Learn more about suggested items you should consider bringing with you as well as prohibited items never permitted within the residence halls! Learn more here!

Room Condition Reports

Upon moving on-campus residents are expected to accurately complete either a Room Condition Report. Accurate and detailed completion of these reports is essential for avoiding end-of-year damage charges not attributable to you! Download the instructions for completing RCRs/ACRs here!

Room Decorating Guidelines

Please utilize the Housing Office's room decoration guidelines! Following these guidelines will ensure not only the safety of all students but will prevent damage charges when you move out of your room! Download the room decorating guidelines here!

List of Vendors Located Near SCU & Other Services for Students

Are you looking to purchase student supplies once you arrive in Santa Clara or interested in the services provided for on-campus students? Learn more here!

Internet Access

Take advantage of the internet access which is readily available within all the on-campus residence halls! Learn more here!

Undergraduate Parking Information

Parking permits for on-campus parking are issued by the university's Transportation Services department! Learn more here!

Cable Television

All residence hall rooms and apartments are cable ready and provide Santa Clara University's Linc Cable service at no additional cost!  Learn more here!

Parent & Family - Housing Website!

The Housing Office is committed to providing effective dissemination of important on-campus housing information! Parents - Sign-up for our Parent Newsletter!