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Housing FAQ

How do I request/apply for housing?

In order to be placed on the housing list please contact the Housing Office at 916.739.7119 or sachousing@pacific.edu.

How many on-campus apartments are available?

The Sacramento Campus has several on campus housing options including studio, one- and two-bedroom units. We can accommodate up to 160 tenants.

Who is eligible to live on campus?

All Sacramento Campus students who are enrolled at least part-time are eligible to live on campus. The Sacramento Campus has accommodations for both single and married students as well as students in a domestic partnership.

Can I live on campus if I have a family?

Couples are eligible to live on campus. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate couples with children.

Will the Admissions Office assist me in identifying a roommate?

Yes. If you need assistance identifying a roommate contact the admissions office at mcgeorge@pacific.edu.

Are pets allowed in on campus housing units?

Pets are not allowed in on campus housing units. Exceptions will be made for service pets/companions.

Are on-campus units furnished?

Both furnished and unfurnished housing options are offered.

May I take a tour of on campus units? Are floor plans available?

If you plan on visiting campus you may arrange a tour of on campus housing units through the Housing Office. Contact the Housing Office at 916.739.7119 or sachousing@pacific.edu.

When is on campus housing available? Can I live on campus in the summer?

Depending upon availability, units will be ready to occupy in either July or August prior to the beginning of classes. Tenants have the choice to remain in their apartments all the way through summer and can also continue into the next school year.

How much does it cost to live on campus?

Apartment prices range from $650-$1,000 for single units, and less if sharing with a roommate. Please see the list of rental prices.

Does the cost of on campus housing include utilities?

Rent Rates include water, garbage, sewer and hot water (gas). Tenants pay for electrical, internet, land-line telephone (optional) and cable TV (optional) services.

Is it cheaper to live on campus than to live off campus in Sacramento?

Prices for housing at the Sacramento Campus are comparable to similar off campus accommodations.

Will the housing office help me find a place to live off campus?

The housing office has several resources to assist students in finding off campus housing options. However, the University of the Pacific does not endorse or broker off campus housing providers. You may also consult the relocation services and housing search engines provided on the housing web page.

Where do most students live off campus?

Midtown, West Sacramento, "The Pocket" and Land Park are all popular neighborhoods for students. However, students live in several different areas depending on individual needs and preferences. Consult our relocation services and housing engines for more information on different Sacramento neighborhoods.

Do I need to bring a car to campus or is there viable public transportation?

Like most cities and towns in California, it is easiest to have a car in Sacramento. The nearest light rail station to the Sacramento Campus is about two miles away with no connecting bus service. Sacramento is also a bike friendly city. Many of our students use bikes as a transportation option.

Where will I be able to park my car?

The Sacramento Campus offers free parking in campus lots with a permit. There are a limited number of underground garage spaces available for a monthly fee of $35.00. Please contact the Housing Office at 916.739.7119 or sachousing@pacific.edu to inquire about garage space availability.