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Welcome to On-Campus Living at Santa Clara University

On-Campus Living at Santa Clara

Whether you're a first-year student living within one of our Residential Learning Communities or a senior enjoying apartment living, you'll find an engaging, dynamic, and supportive experience. You'll live and learn among a diverse community of students. A community that enhances your academic endeavors fosters life-long friendships and supports your success as a student. 


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Apply for Housing

If you are looking out for an On-Campus living. Learn the the steps to apply for housing.


Navigate here to Welcome New Broncos

Welcome to Santa Clara University Housing! We look forward to providing you with top notch housing over the next four years! We offer housing within 8 unique Residential Learning Communities. To find out more about the Incoming First Year Application process click here.

Navigate here to Residency Requirements

Santa Clara University requires that all first and second-year students live on campus. Our office understands that for several reasons, your student may have a need for an exception.

Navigate here to Maintenance and Access

Questions about your SCU Access Card? Locked out of your room? Need to learn more about how to submit a maintenance request? Click here to find out more.

Navigate here to RLC Request for Off Campus Students

Are you a commuter looking to still be connected to campus? Please fill out this form to request RLC access from our Residential Life Team.

Navigate here to Room Layouts & Video Tours

Interested in learning more about the RLC or room type that you were assigned to? Check out our extensive floor plans and Residential Hall video Tours!

Navigate here to Residential Living Options

Residential Living Options covers Undergraduate, Junior/ Senior and Graduate/ Law Housing. Please click here, to learn more about the housing available. Additionally, see the Room and board rates here.

Get Connected: Housing & Residence Life


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Navigate here to Contact Us

For the Housing Office Hours, Phone Number and email click here.