Santa Clara University

2020 SCU Dorm Tours and Info

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What percent of freshman live on campus?

According to our research, 96.0% of freshman live on campus at SCU?

What type of housing does SCU provide?

The below table outlines the different housing options available at SCU, and how what percent of students are estimated to live in each type of housing.

Available Percent living in Accomodation
Co-ed Dorms true 100.0
Women's Dorms true -
Men's Dorms true -
Sorority Housing true -
Fraternity Housing true -
Single-student Apartaments true -
Married Student Apartaments true -
Special Houses for Disable Students true -
Special Houses for International Students true -
Cooperative Houses true -
Other Housing Type true -

What are the dorms like at Santa Clara University?

You’ll have to watch the CampusReel videos to see for sure. However, Santa Clara University dorms are similar to most college housing options. Most on-campus residence halls include singles, double, and suites. Floor plans vary from residence hall to residence hall. CampusReel hosts dorm tours of Santa Clara University, and every one is different. As you’ll see, every dorm room is decorated in a unique and fun way - students are creative with their setups to make Santa Clara University feel like home!

What are the dimensions of Santa Clara University dorm rooms?

The Santa Clara University dorms dimension depend on the residence hall. This information is usually contained in one of the dorm room tours of Santa Clara University on CampusReel. Supposedly the average dorm room size in the U.S. is around 130 square feet, and Santa Clara University likely has dorms bigger and smaller than this.

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There are many different housing options here of Santa Clara, So swig is all just hallways of dorm. So it's not in the sweet layout. Swig has singles, doubles and triples, but the majority of the dorms here are doubles swigs, eleven storeys tall. As I was saying, it's the biggest building here on campus. So I live on the fifth floor, which it's a beautiful view. I live on the campus side, So Swig is known that the camp beside is kind of better than the street side of the building just because street side gets a lot more sun, so it can be a lot harder during the days. But now that it's getting more closer, the winter is cooling down. So it's not a big deal. Even if you are on street side, Come on. There are some different dorms here that have the traditional sweet layout. And then there are kind of fancier villa storms for the majority upperclassmen, some dorm room essentials here at Swig that I have found to be the most helpful toe have so far. I haven't been here for super long, so I'm sure I'll find more. But some of the biggest things I've found to be really helpful have been fan. Like I was saying, it can get hot, especially more towards the beginning of the year and then that end of the year when I get hot when it gets hot again. Fans been great. Microwave has definitely been a big one. Fridge not as much. We don't. We haven't been filling with tons of stuff. Hasn't been a huge thing that we're really happy we brought, but it's good to have. But like a wave can be great just for heating up some food or just making a quick meal. If you don't have time to go to Benson, which the dining area here Santa Clara, Some other essentials. Just things like bringing a desk lamp, some pencil holders, just things to stay organized and toe be able to keep track of all your school supplies. Heared Santa Claire. I live in the dorm swig, which is the biggest building on campus, and it houses about four hundred students, with the majority of them being freshman. Swig is known as more of the social or party dorm, which is fun, and it has a really good chametz community of leaving your door open and letting your friends drop by. But it's also that can cause it to be a bit harder to do homework in the actual dorms. I'll give you guys a tour of the of a double, which is what I'm in here in Santa Clara. So mow My favorite part about the dorms here is that we have a sink, which has been really great to be able to just not have to go to the bathroom in orderto brush your teeth and all that. It's been great to have a sink. They're too closet with Dural with drawers, one for each roommate. Obviously, you're wondering what this is. It's a big guitar case that I have. I play guitar, so I brought it, but I wanted to keep it safe. So that's what the big cases up there We got the desks which with drawers, My, my roommate isn't as clean as me, so that's why you can see. It's a bit more of a mess on his side here. But there's been plenty of storage areas. We I haven't had any issue with fitting over stuff everywhere. So plenty of storage space, fridge and microwave and fan. We brought those. They're not there on included in the dorms. We brought those, but they've been a great convenience, tohave but not really necessary. You're not allowed to nail or screw into any of the wall, So a big thing to use here are the Velcro command strips, which are surprisingly, really strong, and I even you use them to hang up my skateboard here, which is electric and probably weighs fifteen to twenty pounds. So command strips are awesome.