UC Davis Student Housing offers a variety of housing options to qualified students who are considering living on campus while attending UC Davis. Student Housing operates many residence halls, the Solano Park apartment complex, and the Student Housing Apartments (SHA) program. In addition, several privately owned and managed apartment and cooperative communities operate on campus in a joint collaboration with the university.
The housing options available to each prospective resident depends upon that student's classification (undergraduate or graduate; incoming first-year, incoming transfer, or continuing), age, and marital status.
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Determining Housing Options
Student Housing offers three types of housing: residence halls, apartments, and cooperative housing communities. One type of housing may be more appropriate for some students than others, and some students will not qualify for all types of housing, so prospective residents should learn about each housing option to determine which one is most suited to their needs and qualifications.
Refer to the links below for an overview of the types of housing available, and for eligibility based upon student classification.
- Types of Housing (Overview)
- Eligibility for Types of Housing (Options Available Based Upon Student Classification)
Student Housing Guarantee
Student Housing guarantees housing for both incoming first-year students and incoming transfer students, provided students meet specific requirements and deadlines; select the appropriate link for more information.
Gender-inclusive housing options are available to first-year students and transfer students through the residence halls and Student Housing Apartments communities, respectively, and Student Housing staff are available to help students to identify all options for comfortable, welcoming housing.
The Student Housing Department
To learn about Student Housing, including the Student Housing Mission Statement and Strategic Plan, refer to About Student Housing section of the website.
How To Use The Student Housing Website
Learn how to navigate the Student Housing website, how it is organized, and where to look for particular items.