WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF LIVING ON-CAMPUS?
Research has shown that students who live on campus and who are connected to their university community tend to achieve greater academic success. Students are likely to enroll in more academic credits and earn overall higher grade point averages. Additionally, students who live on campus are more likely to persist and graduate.
College students who live on-campus are also more likely to feel more connected to their campus and will tend to meet more people. Friendships formed while living on campus will last a lifetime. Plus, friends are more likely to be within close proximity which can only be beneficial for studying and just hanging out.
By living on campus, students also avoid extra utility bills, expensive trips to the grocery store and chasing down roommates for their portion of the rent. Additionally, the convenience of living near university resources such as the library & learning commons, classes, dining services, the fitness center, and other university services, all contribute towards greater student success unmatched by other living options!
As you and your student plan for housing for the coming academic year, we encourage you to consider the many benefits of living on-campus! Housing at Santa Clara University offers a variety of options to meet the unique needs of our student population. The varied options range from townhouses to traditional residence halls to suite-style accommodations, as well as options for single or double occupancy. For more information about these varied options, please click here. To find out about rates for the 2013-2014 academic year, click here.