The Colleges at La Rue

A Student Housing Apartments Community

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  • Community Center at The Colleges
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  • The Colleges Office

About The Colleges at La Rue

The Colleges at LaRue is located on campus, in between the Student Health and Wellness Center and Recreation Pool and across the street from the ARC Pavilion and Hutchison Field. The Colleges is conveniently located near the University Mall shopping center, which has an assortment of stores and restaurants. The Colleges offer two bedroom, three bedroom, and four bedroom floor plans with single and double bedroom occupancy options.

Building Details

The Colleges features the following:

  • Floors: 3 floors
    • 2-bedroom units are located on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors
    • 3-bedroom units are located on the 1st floor
    • 4-bedroom units are townhouse style on the 2nd and 3rd floors
  • Occupancy Type(s): single- and double-occupancy rooms
  • Room Configuration(s): apartment-style configuration: bedrooms located off a shared living room
  • Room Size: Ranges from about 150-155 square ft
  • Bathrooms: 2 bathrooms in each apartment
  • Laundry Facilities: 2 twenty-four hour laundry rooms
  • Flooring Type(s): all bedrooms are carpeted; kitchens and baths have linoleum tile; first floor 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and 4-bedroom units have tile in common space; second and third floor 2-bedroom units have carpeted common space
  • Bed Type(s): extra-long (80 inch) twin beds
  • Computer Network Connection(s): eduroam wireless; wireless router not provided
  • Landline Telephone Availability: optional; subscribe through UC Davis Communication Resources
  • Mailbox Location: Central kiosk at front office; packages are accepted by office
  • Additional Notes: all units have a stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator
  • SHA Population: 100-223 students
  • Amenities: 24 hour fitness center, 24 hour study centers, located next to the Rec Pool, and BBQ areas and courtyards
  • Parking: Parking is limited; students will be assigned space based on lottery

Mail, Mailboxes, and Care Packages

Use the following address to send mail and packages to residents of The Colleges at La Rue.

There is one mailbox for each apartment. Mailboxes are located near the office.

Packages that do not fit in a mailbox are held at the office until residents can pick them up. The office notifies residents via email when they receive packages.

Mailing Address

(student name)
(Building #) Orchard Park Drive (Apartment #)
Davis, CA 95616

Items in parenthesis should be customized with residents' specific information, including their names and room numbers.

Only building and apartment number are needed; do not include bedroom letter.

Maps, Plans and Models

Graphic: Colleges 2 bedroom floor plan

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom

Graphic: Colleges 3 bedroom floor plan

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom

Graphic: Colleges 4 bedroom floor plan

4 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom

Select a floorplan to see the room configuration.

Move-In Information

Refer to the move-in webpage for information about moving in to The Colleges At La Rue. Move-in details vary based upon the time of year.