Housing & Residential Life

Living at Stanislaus

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Stan State Student Housing is centrally located on campus, near the University Union, dining hall, classrooms, laboratories, computer rooms, and library. Students may choose from a variety living communities and room options.

Our community is designed to provide a sociable and supportive living community with privacy and security for over 700 residents.   Amenities include community life and academic support “Hubs,” a TV lounge, laundry facility, computer lab, two swimming pools, bike storage, two outdoor basketball courts, a volleyball court and a 200-seat dining facility.

We strive to provide our residents with an environment conducive to their academic and personal success, grounded by the concepts of scholarship, leadership, citizenship and relationship.  Our goal is to provide our residents with a meaningful university experience that not only enriches their academic endeavors, but fosters the development of skills such as communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving.

To accomplish this we provide our residents with a support team of professional staff including a live-on professional and an academic and career advisor.  Residents also have direct peer-to-peer learning opportunities through the experiences and knowledge of their Resident Assistants, Peer Academic Leaders and fellow residents. 

Members of our community report the following in relation to their experience living on campus at Stan State:

  • 92% feel great pride in being a Stan State Warrior
  • 85% would consider living on campus another year
  • 82% believe they are making their family proud
  • 80% feel they’ve met new people and made new friends
  • 79% feel that living on campus helped them successfully transition to collegiate life
  • 75% believe they are succeeding in college
  • 72% are relieved to know that they have a support system available to them

For Fall 2016 almost one in three members of our community achieved the University Dean’s List and 58% of our community earned GPAS of 3.0 or higher.  Between Fall 2015 and Fall 2016 the number of residents on the Dean’s List grew by 5%, while our number of students with GPAs of 2.99 or lower decreased by over 5%.

Recent university graduation information also indicates first year students who opted to live on campus their first year had a slightly improved four-year graduation rate than those who lived elsewhere their first year.

We, in housing are committed to helping members of our community successfully navigate their university experience and enjoy their time at Stanislaus State.  We take pride in crafting programs and support systems designed to facilitate whole person growth and development, as well as personal health and wellness.

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