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UC Statement of Ethics

In recognition of its special obligations as a public institution, the University of California has, as policy, a Standards of Ethical Conduct to guide the actions of members of the university community in all aspects of their work.

Student Housing Mission Statement

Download: Mission Statement (pdf), or view the Mission Statement webpage

Policies & Guides, Contract & Lease Documents, Payment Coupons, Event Forms

Section Table of Contents:

Residence Halls

The Guide to Residence Hall Life

The Guide to Residence Hall Life outlines the rights and responsibilities of all students living in the residence halls as well as information on facilities & services. Students are expected to understand and adhere to guidelines presented within this document and will be held responsible for policy transgressions.

Go to: The Guide to Residence Hall Life

Residence Hall Contract Information

Residence Hall Contract Information provides an introduction to the residence hall contract and application process.

Go to: Contract Information

Residence Hall Application and Cancellation Process

Residence Hall Contract (SAMPLE)

Review a sample version of the Residence Hall Contract. NOTE: THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID and may not be the contract students receive when offered a residence hall contract. Be sure to read and understand the proffered contract before signing it.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Residence Hall Contract Terms, Conditions and Regulations

Review the official residence hall contract details.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Residence Hall Fee Schedule

Residence hall fee schedules include the rates for all residence hall occupancy and dining plan options. For more information about rates and payments, refer to Residence Hall Fees.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Residence Hall Calendar

Residence hall calendars include important Student Housing dates, including deadlines, for each academic year.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Living-Learning Community Addendums

Some Living-Learning Communities require residents to agree to abide by additional contract conditions specific to the particular program. Contract Addendums for these programs are available below.

  • Quiet Program Addendum: Version(s): 2012-2013 (pdf)
  • Substance-Free Program Addendum: Version(s): 2012-2013 (pdf)
  • Wellness Program Addendum: Version(s): 2012-2013 (pdf)

Request for Special Accommodations

Students requiring special housing accommodations should download, complete and submit a Special Accommodation Request form. Instructions are included within the form.

Go to: Special Accommodations

Residence Hall Payment Coupons

Residence hall students are required to submit a payment coupon with their housing payments to ensure their payment is properly credited. Remittance information is included on the coupon. Payment coupons are not required when paying online using SISWEB.

Download: Payment Coupons (pdf)

Residence Hall Parking Policy Appeal Form

Students living in the residence halls are not eligible to purchase campus parking permits. However, students with exceptional needs may file a Parking Appeal form to request an exemption to the policy. The appeal form includes information regarding the Policy Application and Exceptions, and instructions for submitting an appeal. For additional parking information, refer to Parking Regulations.

Download: Parking Policy Appeal Form (pdf)

Residence Hall Application for Summer Session Housing

Students interested in living in the residence halls for either Summer Session I or II should first read the Contract Terms, Conditions and Regulations (above), and then complete and submit the Application for Summer Session Housing form. Housing fees are due at the time of application submission. To get the Application, and to learn more, visit Conference Housing's Summer Session Housing webpage.

Student Housing Apartments (for Transfer Students)

The Guide To Student Housing Apartments

The Guide to Student Housing Apartments (SHA) introduces the Student Housing-facilitated features of the SHA program, as well as discusses expectations and regulations as they pertain to the university and Student Housing. The Guide to SHA should be followed in conjunction with specific apartment rules and regulations provided by the appropriate apartment management office.

Go to: The Guide to Student Housing Apartments

Student Housing Apartments Application and Cancellation Process

Student Housing Apartments Contract (SAMPLE)

Review a sample version of the Student Housing Apartments Contract. NOTE: THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID and may not be the contract students receive when offered a Student Housing Apartments contract. Be sure to read and understand the proffered contract before signing it. Learn more about applying online for Student Housing Apartments.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Student Housing Apartments Contract Terms, Conditions and Regulations

Review the official Student Housing Apartments contract details.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Student Housing Apartments Fee Schedule

Student Housing Apartment fee schedules include the rates for Student Housing Apartments with and without dining plan options. For more information about rates and payments, refer to Student Housing Apartments Fees

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Student Housing Apartments Calendar

Student Housing Apartments calendars include important Student Housing dates, including deadlines, for each academic year.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Request for Special Accommodations

Students requiring special housing accommodations should download, complete and submit a Special Accommodation Request form. Instructions are included within the form.

Go to: Special Accommodations

Student Housing Apartments Payment Coupons

Student Housing Apartment residents are required to submit a payment coupon with their housing payments to ensure their payment is properly credited. Remittance information is included on the coupon. Payment coupons are not required when paying online using SISWEB.

Download: Payment Coupons (pdf)

The Parks - Orchard Park and Solano Park Apartments

The Guide To The Parks: "Welcome to the Parks at UC Davis"

Welcome to the Parks provides information about the Parks Lease Agreement, as well as staff, facilities & services, and security. It also includes information about the move-in process.

Go to: The Guide to the Parks

Application and Cancellation Process

The Parks at UC Davis Lease Application

Prospective and current students interested in living in Orchard Park and/or Solano Park Apartments should complete the Parks at UC Davis Lease Application and submit it along with the Lease Application Fee. Submission and Fee details are included in the Lease Application. Applicants will be placed on a waiting list for the next available apartment.

Download: Parks Lease Application (pdf)

The Parks Apartments Lease Agreement (SAMPLE)

Review a sample version of the Parks lease. NOTE: THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID and may not be the lease students receive when offered an opportunity to live at The Parks at UC Davis. Be sure to read and understand the proffered lease before signing it.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

The Parks Apartments Lease Terms and Conditions

Review the official The Parks Apartments Lease Terms and Conditions.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

The Parks Apartments Lease Regulations

Review the official The Parks Apartments Lease Regulations.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Request for Special Accommodations

Students requiring special housing accommodations should download, complete and submit a Special Accommodation Request form. Instructions are included within the form.

Go to: Special Accommodations

The Parks at UC Davis Payment Coupons

Students living in The Parks are required to submit a payment coupon with their housing payments to ensure their payment is properly credited. Remittance information is included on the coupon. Payment coupons are not required when paying online using SISWEB.

Download: Payment Coupons (pdf)

The Parks at UC Davis Apartment Transfer Request

Residents of the Parks may request an apartment transfer. Apartment transfers are primarily granted to accommodate situations related to health, family size, or safety.

Download: Parks Transfer Request Form (pdf)

The Parks at UC Davis Sublease Information & Approval Request

Those interested in subleasing their apartment in The Parks at UC Davis should first read this information and request Student Housing approval before soliciting sublessees.

Download: Parks Sublease Information & Approval Request Form (pdf)

Tri-Cooperatives Cooperative Housing

Cooperatives Handbook

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Cooperatives Housing Application

Those interested in living in at the Tri-Cooperatives should complete and submit the Tri-Cooperative Housing Application to Student Housing. Submission instructions are included on the first page of the application.

Read: Application Process for the Tri-Cooperatives

Download: Application (pdf)

Cooperatives Lease Agreement (SAMPLE)

Review a sample version of the Cooperatives lease. NOTE: THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID and may not be the lease students receive when offered an opportunity to live in Cooperative Housing at UC Davis. Be sure to read and understand the proffered lease before signing it.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Cooperatives Lease Terms and Conditions

Review the official Cooperatives Lease Terms and Conditions.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Cooperatives Lease Regulations

Review the official Cooperatives Lease Regulations.

Version(s): 2014-2015 (pdf)

Cooperatives Constitution

The Cooperatives Constitution introduces a statement of purpose, consensus process, meeting requirements, non-discrimination policy and other items in detail.

Version(s): 2013-2014 (pdf)

Request for Special Accommodations

Students requiring special housing accommodations should download, complete and submit a Special Accommodation Request form. Instructions are included within the form.

Go to: Special Accommodations

Cooperatives Payment Coupons

Each of the three Student Housing Cooperatives is required to submit a payment coupon with their housing payments to ensure their payment is properly credited. Remittance information is included on the coupon. Payment coupons are not required when paying online using SISWEB.

Download: Payment Coupons (pdf)

Cooperatives Sublease Agreement

Cooperatives residents who wish to sublet their space at any time between August 1 and the end of their lease must complete the Sublease Agreement with all applicable sublessees and submit it to Student Housing. THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID UNTIL SIGNED AND AGREED TO BY ALL PARTIES. Please be sure to read and understand the actual agreement before signing.

Download: Sublease Agreement (pdf)

Event Forms: Cooperative Housing

Cooperative Housing residents must complete and submit an Event Request 14 days prior to an event. THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID UNTIL SIGNED AND AGREED TO BY ALL PARTIES. Be sure to read and understand the agreement before signing.

Download: Event Request Form (pdf)

Download: Amplified Sound Permit Request (pdf)

In addition, residents should read and be familiar with the guidelines in the Event and Amplified Sound Guidelines and the Alcohol Guidelines.

Download: Event and Amplified Sound Guidelines (pdf)

Download: Alcohol Guidelines (pdf)

Event Forms: LaRue Park Living Groups

LaRue Park living groups must complete and submit an Event Request 14 days prior to an event. THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID UNTIL SIGNED AND APPROVED BY ALL PARTIES. Be sure to read and understand the agreement before signing.

Download: Event Request Form (pdf)

Download: Amplified Sound Permit Request (pdf)

Download: Food Information Form (pdf)

In addition, groups should read and be familiar with the guidelines in the Event and Amplified Sound Guidelines and the Alcohol Guidelines.

Download: Event and Amplified Sound Guidelines (pdf)

Download: Alcohol Guidelines (pdf)

Event Forms: Baggins End ("The Domes")

Baggins End residents must complete and submit an Event Request 14 days prior to an event. THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT VALID UNTIL SIGNED AND APPROVED BY ALL PARTIES. Be sure to read and understand the agreement before signing.

Download: Event Request Form (pdf)

Download: Amplified Sound Permit Request (pdf)

In addition, groups should read and be familiar with the guidelines in the Event and Amplified Sound Guidelines and the Alcohol Guidelines.

Download: Event and Amplified Sound Guidelines (pdf)

Download: Alcohol Guidelines (pdf)

Instructional Materials

Furniture and Bed Configurations (How to Reconfigure A Bed)

Residence halls are fully furnitured. And residence hall beds are highly configurable: there are multiple configurations, and multiple height options within one of the configurations. Learn how to reconfigure a bed or adjust its height, and when to submit a Service Request for help with beds.

Access: Residence Hall Furniture

Guidelines for Holiday Decorations

The UC Davis Fire Department Fire Prevention Office publishes safety information for holiday trees and decorations in an effort to ensure that faculty, students, staff and visitors will have a safe and enjoyable holiday season.

Download: Holiday Decoration Guidelines (pdf)

Additional Information

Student Housing Sustainability Commitment Statement

Student Housing declares its commitment to sustainable practices and outlines guiding principles for its efforts.

Download: Sustainability Commitment Statement (pdf), or view the Sustainability Commitment Statement webpage

Bed Bug Prevention

Residents who think they have bed bugs must report it to Student Housing immediately so Student Housing staff may assess the situation. Equally important: do NOT remove ANY items from the room, and do not let anyone in the room, in order to help prevent the spread of bed bugs to other locations. Read more in the Information About Bed Bugs pamphlet.

Download: Information About Bed Bugs (pdf)

Student Housing Strategic Plan

The Student Housing Strategic Plan is a comprehensive 10-year department plan addressing department planning, strategies and growth.

Access: Student Housing Strategic Plan

UC Policy for Addressing Religious Holiday Conflicts with Residence Hall "Move-In" Days

Occasionally the fall move-in weekend assignment dates may conflict with students' observance of religious holidays. In such cases, students may contact Student Housing (530-752-2033) to arrange for alternative move-in accommodations. Beginning with the 2011-2012 academic year, the university academic calendar has been developed to avoid major religious holiday conflicts. The University of California policy regarding religious holidays that conflict with residence hall move-in days is accessible at the link immediately above. Policy Updated July 20, 2009.

Download: UC Policy for Religious Holiday Conflicts (pdf)

Dean Witter Fund - Information and Application

Undergraduate students interested in applying for reimbursement from the Dean Witter Fund should refer to the Dean Witter Fund website for general information, applicant and event eligibility requirements, reimbursement details, and to complete the online application.

IMPORTANT: the application must be completed prior to planned faculty interaction events. Full instructions and details regarding the undergraduate reimbursements from the fund are included in at the website.

Note: The Dean Witter Fund website is maintained by the Division of Student Affairs. Questions about the Dean Witter Fund may be also be submitted at the Dean Witter Fund website. This process was revised March 11, 2009.

Reaching The Residents - A Guide for Departments & Student Organizations at UC Davis

Campus departments and student groups often need to reach out to first year students, and most first year students can be found in the residence halls. Learn about the various tools that are available to connect with residence hall students; download official request forms; read the Student Housing Solicitation Policy, and the Guidelines; and become aware of the boundaries that define which housing areas are not open to the public.