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SDSU Residential Learning Communities

Residential Learning Communities

Find the community that's right for you!

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International Students

Students from around the world discuss living on campus.

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Living and Learning

Living on campus can be a life-changing experience.

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Summer Housing Available!

The application for summer session housing is now available.

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Health & Safety Inspections

Inform yourself on room and apartment inspections.

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2017-2018 License Agreement Available!

Read the steps to apply to live on campus for 2017-2018!

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On-Campus Apartments

Now leasing Sophomore, Transfer & Upper Division apartments.

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What's your journey?

In 2017-18, Granada, Villa Alvarado, Piedra del Sol, Tarastec, and South Campus Plaza will be home to the Aztec Journey and Global Pathways community.

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Granada apartments offer apartment-style living for SDSU sophomore, upper division and transfer students. Each fully furnished 2-, 3- or 4-bedroom apartment is rented by the space.

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Villa Alvarado

Each fully furnished two bedroom apartment is rented by the space and houses four people (two per bedroom). Villa Alvarado represents the name of one of the old Aztec "golden cities."

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Piedra del Sol

Every apartment includes a living room, dining area, bathroom and a full-size kitchen. Residents need to bring their own kitchen items such as pots, pans, utensils and dishes. Piedra del Sol means "rock of the sun." It is also the Aztec calendar stone.

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You'll receive many of the benefits of residence hall living at Tarastec, such as live-in staff, wireless internet connection and cable services at no additional cost. The complex has a laundry room facility on-site and a swimming pool.

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Lifelong Friendships

Residential learning communities (RLCs) are designed to assist first-time freshman living on campus as they make the transition from high school to college. 

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The Classes You Need

The combination of classes is designed to fit the majors within the theme floor as well as the University's Major Academic Plan (MAP). 

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Join a Learning Community

Students indicate their preference for a learning community in the Living Choices section of the housing application,

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