Tenochca is a traditional-style residence hall for first-year students. Traditional-style halls are co-ed (single-gender by room) with communal restrooms on each floor. Tenochca has 184 units with triple-occupancy room types. Room types are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed. This hall is located on the east side of campus near The Garden Restaurant.

Ancient Aztec Meaning

Tenochca is synonymous with the Aztec people. Tenoch was a leader of the Aztec Empire and led the people into the valley where Mexico City is now located.


  • Fully Furnished
  • Twin XL Bed Size
  • Wi-Fi
  • TV Streaming
  • Microwave & Mini-Fridge
  • Air Conditioning
  • Meal Plan
  • Wēpa Printing
  • Utilities Included
  • Housing Over the Break
  • 24/7 Front Desk
  • 24/7 Emergency Maintenance
  • Community Bathrooms
  • Community Kitchen & Living Area
  • On-site Laundry
  • Study Spaces
  • Observation Deck
  • Recreational Facilities 
  • Live-in Faculty & Staff
tenochca pool
Tenochca shares an outdoor recreation area with Zura, Maya & Olmeca. Amenities include a pool, basketball court, volleyball court, putting green and BBQs.

Virtual Tour

Explore Tenochca in a 3D virtual tour. Virtual tours are for reference purposes only. Actual room setup and furniture may vary. 

Floor Plans

Tenochca offers triple-occupancy room types. Floor plans are for reference purposes only. Actual room setup varies by unit.

Mail & Location

Visit Mail & Packages for the Tenochca mailing address.
Campus Location: 6126 Montezuma Rd, San Diego, CA 92115
(Do not send mail or packages to this address.)


Residence Hall Coordinator:
Sam Luley
Front Desk: