Santa Clara University


Welcome to Santa Clara University's Graduate Housing!


The Housing Office at Santa Clara University is excited about your interest in on-campus graduate housing! Our graduate properties are intended for professional graduate students who are considerate of their neighbors and are interested in engaging in a community in which a high premium is placed on creating an environment that is conducive to academic success!

The graduate on-campus housing communities offer a variety of advantages for law and graduate students which include: convenient locations, furnished and unfurnished living space options, a housing contract and terms based on the academic year calendar, a community of scholars, and most importantly, a quiet & courteous environment conducive to your academic pursuits and goals! At this time, Santa Clara University cannot provide on-campus family housing to graduate & law students.
Graduate Residential Buildings

Santa Clara University's graduate housing options offer students a physical environment that enhances the overall graduate and law school experience! Learn more!

New Smoking Policy at Santa Clara University

On July 1, 2015, Santa Clara University will become a smoke-free campus. Beginning with the 2015 - 2016 academic school year, the use of all forms of tobacco, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices will be prohibited everywhere on-campus, including graduate/law residence halls and all surrounding outdoor areas. Please consider this restriction when making your decision to apply to live on-campus during the 2015 - 2016 academic school year.

2015 - 2016 Graduate Housing Brochure

Download the 2015-2016 Graduate Housing Brochure! 

Apply for Graduate Housing

The 2015 - 2016 graduate housing application for those residents currently residing within graduate campus housing will become available via eCampus on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 and for priority consideration, the application must be completed by Friday, April 3, 2015. The 2015 - 2016 graduate housing application for NEW applicants will become available via eCampus on Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Graduate housing applications for the current 2014-2015 academic year are accepted on a rolling basis and housing assignments are made if space is available at the time of application. Log into eCampus and enter your campus ID and password to submit your graduate housing application on-line! In order for your application to be considered complete, you must submit a contract, a graduate housing preference form, and a $250 housing deposit. Apply here!

Unfortunately, the Housing Office cannot provide graduate student housing to graduate/law programs that begin outside of posted Law (August 9, 2015) and graduate (September 1, 2015) move-in dates for the 2015 - 2016 academic school year. Additionally, Santa Clara University does not offer family housing for graduate or law students.

Graduate Housing 2015 - 2016 Rates

All graduate housing rates are based on a 10-month contract and include an allotment of Dining Points; 200 points per quarter for graduate students and 300 points per semester for Law students. Graduate housing is billed by the academic term; graduate students are billed per academic quarter while Law students are billed each semester. The 2015 - 2016 graduate housing rates can be found below.

The Summer 2015 rates are based on the 2014 - 2015 academic year rates and are for two (2) months. The summer rate does not include Dining Points.

Law/Graduate Student Summer Rates
Law = June & July / Graduate = July & August
Bellarmine Hall, St. Clare & University Square Studios
Park Avenue Apartments
Locust House, Market House & Washington House
Franklin House
Lafayette 1 Bedroom Apartments

2015 - 2016 Law / Graduate Housing Rates - Santa Clara University
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2015 - 2016 Graduate-Law Housing Contract & Cancellation Policy

The 2015-2016 Graduate-Law Housing Contract, which includes the cancellation policy and all associated penalties, can be downloaded here: 2015-2016 Graduate-Law Housing Contract. If you are approved for a cancellation of your graduate/law school housing assignment, cancellation fees may apply; please see the 2015-2016 Graduate Housing Contract for details.