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The Commodore

The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco
The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco
The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco
The Residence Hall at 825 Sutter, San Francisco

  • Co-Ed
  • 24 hr security
  • Freshmen only
  • Mandatory meal plan

The Academy's Commodore is located at 825 Sutter, across the International House at 860 Sutter. The Commodore offers mostly double occupancy rooms. The Academy's largest First Year residence hall, it is designated as co-ed and houses students under-21 years old. A Meal Plan is required to live at The Commodore.

Each student room features standard furnishings, a walk-in closet, and full bath and shower. The entire building (student rooms and common areas) is Wi-Fi connected. Common areas include a study room, a recreation room with big screen TV and PlayStation2, computer kiosks, two common microwaves, a common refrigerator, coin-operated laundry, and a large lobby with seating areas.

Built in 1928 as a merchant seaman hotel, the Commodore has a whimsical eye for Neo-Deco styling and luxury liner details. Dramatic mosaics, murals and playful custom furnishings give The Commodore an air of sophisticated fun. Spin the "Wheel of Fortune" when you check-in and see which of the City's hidden treasures you will be your next adventure!

The Commodore is located in the heart of the downtown area, three blocks west of Union Square and at the foot of Nob Hill. It is a short walk to the world famous Cable Cars, shopping, restaurants and theaters. It is within close proximity to many Academy buildings located throughout Nob Hill and downtown, including three dining halls, our gym, and a close by shuttle stop!

At The Commodore, you'll find an open community of passionate student artists studying, playing, and creating all while learning from each other's diverse backgrounds. We encourage you to get involved in your community and participate in the many opportunities to meet other people and to create lasting friendships.