Living Communities

Housing Communities

At California State University, Stanislaus we offer a variety of living areas that will assist you with your transition, enhance your residential experience and promote a community atmosphere.  You will be able to choose from a variety of living learning communities and themed communities.  Each of these areas offer different room types, a wide range of programming events and varying levels of academic support. 

Below you will find additional information to help you select the right community for you!

Freshman Living Options

1.  ELEVATE “College, rise to the occasion”

 

A first-year living learning community for residents designed to provide additional support as students integrate into our University’s academic and residential culture. Ideal for anyone who may be nervous about succeeding at college or simply feel they need someone to help “show them the way” the first year.

Benefits:

  • Integrated first year experience and English 1006/1007 exclusively for Elevate members
  • Personalized, one-on-one academic advising based on Elevate member’s interests and aptitudes
  • Social events and outings just for Elevate!
  • Advising and peer support geared toward earning your degree in just 4 years!
  • Personalized course recommendations and reserved computer lab for Elevate members to use to register for their first courses at New Student Orientation.  
  • A designated Peer Academic Leader (PAL) available to answer all your questions

Requirements for admission to this community:

  • Qualifying score on English Placement Test
  • In need of one semester of English Remediation
  • Eligible for enrollment in English 1006/1007
  • Demonstrated need for student support programming

2.  HONORS

 

Members of this community are active participants of the University Honors Program where they participate in year-long integrated curriculum.

Benefits:  

  • Housing rent reductions
  • Social events and outings just for Honors
  • Group study nights
  • Informal hosted group dinners
  • Exclusive events and activities with our Faculty-in-Residence

Requirements for admission to this community:

  • Active participant in the University Honors Program

3.  ATHLETICS

 

Members of this community can be freshman or upperclass students.

Benefits:

  • Placement options
  • Social events and outings just for Athletes
  • Group study nights
  • Informal hosted group dinners  

Requirements for admission to this community:

  • Student athlete on a university athletic team

4.  SPORTS AND FITNESS

 

Designed for a student who enjoys recreational sports and fitness as a part of everyday life.  Floor events will be themed around attending athletic events, participating in intramural sports, friendly competitive games and group workouts!

5.  MUSIC AND MEDIA

 

Meant for a student who enjoys listening to music, exploring different musical genres and embracing today's pop culture and media.  Floor events will be themed around music, concerts, movies, etc.

6.  WELCOME HOME

 

Specifically designed for students who live more than 100 miles away from the university. Ideal for ride-sharing, hanging out on the weekends and meeting people who are living the same experience (moving a long way away from home!) as you are.

7.  HOUSING SCHOLARS

Designed for a student who is serious about his or her academics and while you are excited about all of college life, you will likely make daily homework your priority, choose to go to bed earlier, study in your bedroom and prefer an overall more studious, quiet, living environment.


 

Upperclass Living Options

 

1.  HONORS

 

Members of this community live are active participants of the University Honors Program where they participate in year-long integrated curriculum.

Benefits:  

  • Housing rent reductions
  • Social events and outings just for Honors
  • Group study nights
  • Informal hosted group dinners
  • Exclusive events and activities with our Faculty-in-Residence

Requirements for admission to this community:

  • Active participant in the University Honors Program

2.  ATHLETICS

 

Members of this community can be freshman or upperclass students.

Benefits:  

  • Placement options
  • Social events and outings just for Athletes
  • Group study nights
  • Informal hosted group dinners  

Requirements for admission to this community:

  • Student athlete on a university athletic team

3.  SPORTS AND FITNESS

 

Designed for a student who enjoys recreational sports and fitness as a part of everyday life.  Floor events will be themed around attending athletic events, participating in intramural sports, friendly competitive games and group workouts!

4.  MUSIC AND MEDIA

 

Meant for a student who enjoys listening to music, exploring different musical genres and embracing today's pop culture and media.  Floor events will be themed around music, concerts, movies, etc.

5.  TRANSFER STUDENTS

 

A community of students who are familiar with the college process, although new to Stanislaus State. Support for this community will include campus resources, networking and academic and articulation review.

6.  SECOND YEAR EXPERIENCE

 

A community of students who are in their second year of college.   Floor events will be themed around on and off-campus trips, organization and time management, major and career exploration and goal planning.

7.  GENERAL UPPERCLASS LIVING

 

A community for students who opt not to join one of the other themed or membership community.