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Escondido South is a vibrant area located between Rains, Studio One, and the Graduate Community Center.  The neighborhood is made up of 88 two- to three-bedroom townhouses located in two-story buildings called “lowrises.”  Escondido South has a nice green field/open space which is shared with Studio One, a picnic area with grills and tables for student use, and two dedicated laundry rooms.

General Information

Residence Name Escondido South
Neighborhood Escondido Village
Mailing Address Stanford, CA 94305
Buildings 127 - 144


Building number, Street name,
Apartment number,

127 Running Farm Lane, #101

full list of apartment addresses available here

Front Desk
Rains Housing Front Desk
Housing Category Graduate
Residence Type Apartments
Custodial Service Common areas are University managed. Apartments are not serviced while occupied.
Dining Service Kitchens provided; optional Stanford Dining or student-managed plan

The Apartments

Dining Room Bathroom


Wheelchair accessible for living   No
Wheelchair accessible for visiting   Yes
Braille signage   No


General Bedroom
(items provided for
each resident)
Living/Dining Kitchen
Cable TV capability Extra-long twin bed Coffee Table Refrigerator/freezer
Multiple high-speed internet connections Desk and chair Dining room table Electric stove
Telephone and
telephone line
Dresser Sofa Self-cleaning oven
Wall-to-wall carpeting Mirror Two chairs Sink with garbage disposal
Window coverings Nightstand Two to four dining chairs  
Note: Students who want to bring their own bed 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 in Escondido South
First Floor Top View   Second Floor Top View

Common Areas

Meeting Rooms  

Escondido South residents may reserve, without charge, meeting rooms in the Graduate Community Center, the EV administration building, and the adjacent Village Center. Please visit the Graduate Community Center or Escondido Village Housing Front Desk page for details on eligibility and the reservation process.

Laundry Rooms  

Rent includes Student Housing’s "Just Like Home" laundry program, which gives residents unlimited use of these washers and dryers; no coins or cards required. 

Escondido South laundry rooms are located in buildings 128 and 137.


Computer Clusters

Residents of Escondido South have access to all EV and Rains computer clusters.  The two closest clusters  are in Rains:  Hacienda Commons 205, and Building 231. These computer clusters are equipped with Macintosh and Dell computers, laser printers, and various software applications.

Volleyball, Basketball and Tennis Courts

Escondido South has a large lawn in the center of the complex, which includes a grass volleyball court.  Rains has sand volleyball courts, and Escondido Village has a sand volleyball court between Buildings 117 and 124 and a paved volleyball court, basketball court and tennis courts  in the center of the village. All courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Barbecue Area

Barbecue grills and picnic tables near Building 133 available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Last modified Thu, 27 Mar, 2014 at 14:05