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San Diego State University

Housing Administration and Residential Education

Living Choices

What we offer

  • Triple rooms: Triple occupancy accommodations: They are the best value and offer the greatest opportunity to develop a large social network.

  • Double rooms: Double occupancy accommodations: They also offer a great opportunity to develop a large social network. A typical double room has dimensions of 11 feet by 15 feet and the ceiling is 8 feet high in most rooms. There is a price difference for the double rooms.

  • Single rooms: Single occupancy accommodations: There is a price difference for the single rooms.
Students may also choose a Residential Learning Community as part of their living choices. Click here to learn more. 

What’s Included:

Each room is equipped with a bed, desk and chair, dresser, closet and bookshelf for each resident. The buildings and floors are co-ed; the rooms and bathrooms are single-gender.

Many amenities are also included:

• the housing contract includes room and meals (except in Villa Alvarado where non first-time freshmen do not have to have a meal plan).

• wireless internet

• local cable television service

• Aztec Recreation Center membership

• Aztec Aquaplex membership

• live-in Residence Hall Coordinator 

• live-in Resident Advisor/Community Advisor on each floor 

• Faculty-in-Residence

• access to a Residential Connectivity Assistant

• trash cans and recycling bins in rooms (one per resident) 

• community kitchen in most halls

• television lounge

• recreation room 

• laundry room 

• study and seminar rooms 

• access to STAR Centers (academic resource labs)

• 24-hour front desk operation 

• custodial service in common areas 

• weekly newsletter (Hall Street Journal)

Quick Facts 

  • Residence halls are on the east and west sides of campus.
  • All halls have local cable service and wireless Internet in each room.
  • All halls are coed. Individual rooms and suites are same-gender.

Find out the Top 10 Reasons to Live on Campus.

Contact Information

Telephone: (619) 594-5742
Fax: (619) 594-6202


Office Location:
6050 Montezuma Road (see the campus map)

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address:
Office of Housing Administration &
Residential Education Office
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1802