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This archived information is dated to the 2009-10 academic year only and may no longer be current.

For currently applicable policies and information, see the current Stanford Bulletin.


University housing is available to enrolled Stanford students. Student Housing, a division of Residential and Dining Enterprises, is responsible for: managing, maintaining, and cleaning the physical plant of student residences; assigning students to housing; and operating the regional housing front desks. Information on University housing assignments, options, policies, application procedures, and deadlines may be obtained from Housing Assignments online at, by mail or in person at 630 Serra Street, Suite 110, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6034, by telephone at (650) 725-2810, or by email at Information regarding off-campus housing may be obtained from Community Housing at, by mail or in person at 630 Serra Street, Suite 110, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6034, by telephone at (650) 723-3906, or by email at For other housing related information, email or phone the main student housing office at (650) 725-1600.

The department of Residential Education (, 650-725-2800) and the Graduate Life Office (, 650-723-1171) are responsible for planning educational programs, counseling, and crisis intervention by residence deans. In addition, Residential Education is responsible for administration of local undergraduate residence offices.

Housing Rates

Complete information on housing is available at Campus housing rates are generally below local area market rents.

All rates are per student and include utilities and coinless laundry. Room rates are charged quarterly on the University Bill. Information on payment options and procedures is discussed in housing assignment information from Housing Assignments and is available in complete detail from the Student Services Center, 2nd floor of Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6036.

A quarterly house dues fee for students is generally determined by the local residence staff and/or residents of the house and may be included with room and board charges on their University Bill.

Students who live in housing are automatically assessed a telecommunications fee on their University Bill that covers in-room network connections and a land-line phone with basic telephone service.

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