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Sophomore QUEST

If you graduated from a high school located outside the SDSU service area, you are required to live on campus your first and second years at SDSU. SDSU data shows that students living on campus for two years are 13.5% more likely to graduate, and graduate in a timely fashion. Our Sophomore QUEST programming for second-year students will provide you with an engaging living and learning environment tailored to your needs. Participation in this programming is designed to keep you on track for graduation and prepare you for life after SDSU.

Sophomore QUEST programming includes: 

  • Live-in faculty and staff support
  • STAR Center access with free tutoring and limited printing
  • Convenient access to the ARC, ARC Express and Aquaplex
  • Community building and social events
  • Academic advising workshops and one-on-one sessions
  • Career readiness: resume critiques, internship preparation, connecting with SDSU alumni and employers
  • Study abroad planning
  • Financial literacy education
  • Healthy living: Trader Joe’s smart shopping tours, healthy cooking demonstrations, creating balance and managing stress

Compared to living off campus, living on campus provides:

  • The ability to apply financial aid to housing and meal plan expenses
  • The ability to switch rooms to other buildings on campus
  • 9-month (school year) and 11.5-month (through summer) leasing options
  • Live-in faculty and staff to assist with personal needs and host programs and activities
  • Convenience to campus facilities 

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