Kennedy Graduate Residences in Escondido Village

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The Kennedy Graduate Residences in Escondido Village are available to graduate students in all disciplines.  Opened in Autumn 2014, the residences consist of studios, junior studios with shared kitchens, and two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartments.

The Kennedy Graduate Residences consist of four new four-story buildings with exceptional campus views, beautifully appointed, fully-furnished apartments with private bedrooms and bathrooms, contemporary kitchens, and other high-quality services and amenities including a new commons building.  See below for details on common area resources.

This new residence is located in the heart of Escondido Village, convenient to amenities and services, including the Graduate Community Center. The junior studios with shared kitchens, premium studios, and two-bedroom, two-bath apartments are available to single students and the premium studios are also available as a housing option for couples without children.


General Information

Residence Name

Kennedy Graduate Residences


Escondido Village

Mailing Address

Stanford, CA 94305

Lieberman House
Miller House
Hastorf House
Rosse House

5 Comstock Circle
6 Comstock Circle
10 Comstock Circle
14 Comstock Circle

Front Desk

Kennedy Commons Housing Front Desk

Housing Category


Residence Type


Custodial Service

Common areas are University managed. Apartments are not serviced while occupied.

Dining Service

Kitchens provided; optional Stanford Dining or student-managed plan


PLEASE NOTE: these photographs are of staged prototypes, not the completed units.

The Residences

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments

Kitchen/Living Room Bedroom
Bedroom Computer Space Bathroom

Junior Studios with Shared Kitchens 

Bedroom Bedroom with Chair
Junior Studio Bedroom Chair Computer Hutch
Bedroom Chair and Desk Shared Kitchen

Please Note:
Please note that these photographs are of staged prototypes, not the completed units.


Wheelchair accessible for living   Yes
Wheelchair accessible for visiting   Yes
Braille signage   Yes
Additional information   Elevators are available in each building



Sleeping Area/Bath

Living Area



Cable TV capability

Extra-long full-size bed (2-bedroom and junior studio), queen-size bed (premium studio)

Sofa (2-bedroom and premium studio), upholstered chair (all)

Table (2-bedroom and junior studio), breakfast bar (premium studio)







Bathtub with shower




Towel bars and robe hook

High-speed internet connection

Stackable dresser drawers


Kitchen chairs (with table) or stools (with breakfast bar)

Telephone and telephone line

Desk with mobile pedestal


Four-burner electric stove with full-size oven

Wall-to-wall carpeting

Extra mobile pedestal as nightstand



Window coverings

Desk chair


Sink with garbage disposal



Note: Bed linens will need to be purchased for full-size, extra-long beds or queen-size beds, depending on apartment type. Students who want to bring their own beds may store the University bed at their own expense. No storage is available for unneeded furniture. Students provide their own cookware, dishes, utensils, towels, and other kitchen items.

Sample Floor Plans

2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Apartment
2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom Apartment
Premium Studio Apartment
Premium Studio Apartment
Junior Studio Apartment
Junior Studio Apartment

Common Areas

Common areas include:  

(Artist's rendering of the Donald Kennedy Graduate Residence pedestrian plaza)

New commons building

  • Reservable meeting & social gathering spaces
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Computer cluster
  • Music practice room
  • Game room
  • Housing Front Desk
  • Lounges with flat screen TVs
  • Laundry facilities including coin-free, energy & water efficient washers and dryers

Last modified Thu, 29 Jan, 2015 at 15:29