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Where You Will Live

Great places to live and make friends: That’s the UC Davis housing experience for undergraduates, and graduate and professional students. Here is where you find the support to establish your college community.

Learn about the types of housing UC Davis offers, including residence halls, Student Housing apartments, campus apartments and cooperatives.

Find answers to some questions that you might have about living at UC Davis. For more, visit Student Housing’s FAQ

 

What are my first-year choices?

Freshmen live in a variety of residence halls that include Tercero 3, our first to earn the top national rating for being sustainable. If you are concerned about liking your potential roommate, did you know you can request a roommate at UC Davis? Learn more about your resources available through Student Housing.

Transfer students live in Student Housing apartments on and off campus. Learn more about where you might live.

 

What if I’m not a freshman or transfer?

After your first year at UC Davis, the options expand. Learn more on our community page.

 

Will I need a car?

Most students either bicycle or walk to and from campus, and we have a great student-operated Unitrans bus service free for UC Davis undergraduate students that serves the entire city of Davis. By the way, freshmen living on campus aren’t allowed to bring their cars or purchase a campus parking permit. Check out the campus parking program for residents or parking information for those living off campus.