Campus Housing Buildings

Housing

Auguste Rodin Men's Residence Hall

1055 Pine Street San Francisco, CA

Auguste Rodin Men's Residence Hall

1055 Pine Street San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Male-only
  • Under-21 only
  • 24-hr security
  • Freshmen only
  • Mandatory meal plan
Amenities:

Computer lab, Pool table, Dining hall (The Rodin Café), Cable TV in the lounge

Room types available:

DDFB, DDHB, DDNB, DSFB, DSHB, DSNB

The Auguste Rodin Residence Hall at 1055 Pine Street is a turn-of-the-century building located in the Nob Hill area of San Francisco and is our only all-male residence hall.

Offering shared rooms with shared and private bathrooms, Auguste Rodin Hall has study rooms with computers available for student use as well as ping-pong, pool and foosball tables, video game equipment, and cable television programming in the common area lounge.

The residence hall has an outdoor basketball court and garden area with tables and umbrellas for outdoor dining and relaxation, with the option of an in-house dining hall. The Rodin Café is located in the basement of the building and is open to any student with a valid meal plan.

The Commodore

825 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Co-ed
  • 24-hr security
  • Freshmen only
  • Mandatory meal plan
  • Under 21 only
Amenities:

Computer lab, Pool table, Dining hall (I-House Café), Cable TV located in the lounge

Room Types Available:

DDFB

The Commodore is located at 825 Sutter, across the from International House at 860 Sutter. Offering mostly double occupancy rooms, this building houses both men and women under 21-years old, and requires a meal plan.

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 enabled, and common areas include a study room, a recreation room with big screen TV and video games, 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 San Francisco's hidden treasures you will be your next adventure.

Located in the heart of the downtown area, three blocks west of Union Square and at the foot of Nob Hill, The Commodore is a short walk to the world famous cable cars, shopping, restaurants and theaters. Nearby are many Academy buildings in Nob Hill and downtown, including three dining halls, our gym, and a shuttle stop.

Howard Brodie Women's Residence Hall

655 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA

Howard Brodie Women's Residence Hall

655 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Female-only
  • 24-hr security
  • Mandatory meal plan
Amenities:

Computer lab, Pool table, Dining hall (Art Café), Cable TV located in the lounge

Room Types Available:

DDNB, DSNB

The Howard Brodie Residence Hall at 655 Sutter is a modern building located in the heart of Nob Hill, two blocks from Union Square, and is our largest all-female residence hall. Only steps away from the Fine Arts Building and two of the our galleries, the Brodie Residence Hall is also within walking distance of many other campus locations.

The hall offers shared rooms and community bathrooms on each floor, and has a study room with computers for student use, common lounges with cable TV, a pool table, and video game equipment. Howard Brodie also offers a full kitchen with locked cabinet space and refrigerator space for student groceries.

Ansel Adams

2211 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • 21 and over only
  • Graduate students only
Amenities:

Cable TV

Room Types Available:

DDNB, DDFB, DRU, DCL

The Ansel Adams building offers a unique blend of apartment style housing and residence hall style rooms. Tropical foliage and a koi fish-filled pond surround the exterior of this modern building, and an industrial kitchen with cabinet and refrigerator space is available for student use. The student lounge offers access to cable TV and video game equipment.

An intimate residence hall, students benefit from a tight-knit community of artists.

Located next door to the Mary Cassatt residence hall, both halls are staffed by the same Resident Director and Resident Assistants.

Clara Gil Stephens

620 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Co-ed
  • Under-21 only
Amenities:

Big screen TV, Pool table

Room Types Available:

DDFB, DPNB, DPFB

Clara Gil Stephens Hall is located in the heart of Union Square.

This historic landmark was originally designed by famed architect Julia Morgan, who also designed the Hearst Castle. Originally housing the San Francisco YWCA, it was later used as a hotel and features high vaulted lobby ceilings, a beautiful indoor pool area, grand entrance doors, and an exterior adorned with an array of international flags.

Today, the building offers co-ed housing for Academy students who are under 21. The building is also home to the Academy’s fitness gym and indoor swimming pool with locker rooms, and campus recreation offering fitness classes to students.

Coco Chanel "Women's Empowerment" Hall

1916 Octavia Boulevard San Francisco, CA

Coco Chanel "Women's Empowerment" Hall

1916 Octavia Boulevard San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Under-21 only
  • Female-only
Amenities:

Study room with computers, Ping-pong table, Cable TV in the lounge

Room Types Available:

DDFB, DDNB, DSFB, DPFB, DPNB

This community centers its identity in promoting the awareness of gender equity and women’s rights through student programming, open discussion, interactive learning, and empowering residents to embrace leadership opportunities on campus and in the community. The staff is dedicated to the advocacy, education, and support of both women and men with the interest of sustaining an inclusive and equitable campus and community.

A beautiful mansion with a wide spiral staircase and hardwood floors, the Coco Chanel Residence Hall at 1916 Octavia is located in Pacific Heights near Lafayette Park, a perfect place for jogging, relaxing, picnics, sketching, drawing, or taking photographs.

The quiet, residential setting of this community includes a beautiful front garden and a serene courtyard in the backyard. Shared rooms are available at this hall, with both private and shared bathrooms. The residence hall has a study room with computer kiosks available, and you can also enjoy the ping-pong table, cable TV and video game equipment in the student lounge area.

Frank Llyod Wright "Gender Neutral" Hall

1153 Bush Street San Francisco, CA

Frank Llyod Wright "Gender Neutral" Hall

1153 Bush Street San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Under 21 only
  • Continuing students only
Amenities:

Study area, Ping-pong table, Pool table, Foosball table, Cable TV in the lounges, Half basketball court

Room Types Available:

DPNB, DDNB, DDHB, DSNB, DSHB, DSFB

Designed as an intentional living community for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning residents as well as their allies, you'll have the opportunity to create what a gender neutral living community means to you.

The building is an amazing Victorian building with stained glass windows, an oak staircase, hardwood flooring, a large dining room, a kitchen with locked cabinet space, and plenty of refrigerator space.

Private and shared rooms are available with shared bathrooms. Enjoy the study area, and ping-pong, pool, and foosball tables in the student lounge, or watch cable television in the common lounge areas. Relax in the large backyard or play a pick-up game in our half-court basketball area.

Mary Cassatt

2209 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • 21 and over only
  • Co-ed
Amenities:

Public computers, Ping pong table, Pool table, Cable TV in the lounge

Room Types Available:

DSNB, DDNB

The Mary Cassatt Residence Hall at 2209 Van Ness is an impressive classical Victorian building and a historical landmark featuring a carved oak spiral staircase, a beautiful hallway, hardwood floors, and stunning architectural details.

Each room has its own distinctive style and features shared and community bathrooms. The residence hall has computer kiosks, ping pong and pool tables, along with cable television and video game equipment are available in the student lounge.

The Star

1727 Lombard Street San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Co-ed
  • Continuing students
  • 21 and over only
Amenities:

Cable TV in the lounge

Room Types Available:

DDFB, DSFB, DPFB

This 1950's building was converted from a California surf-style motel, and is located in the Marina–one of San Francisco’s most sought-after neighborhoods. Run, bike, or walk along the Marina and Crissy Field with stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge hanging in the horizon.

The Star is a co-ed community open to continuing students under 21, offers a full kitchen and cable TV with video game equipment in the common lounge.

Bluxome Lofts

168 Bluxome Street San Francisco, CA

Note:

  • 21 and over only
Amenities:

Laundry room

Room Types Available:

ASSK, DCL, PRU, QUAD

These newly renovated loft-style apartments are located in the desirable South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood just steps from the Academy's academic buildings at 466 Townsend and 601 Brannan and San Francisco's Design Center, Flower Market, and Gift Center.

Offering a unique living experience to students over 21 years of age, the hardwood floors and stainless steel kitchens give these apartments a modern and airy feel. The kitchen facilities are equipped with large appliances (refrigerator, range, and oven), but students are responsible for providing their own pots, pans, and dishes.

Edgar Degas Apartments

680 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA

Edgar Degas Apartments

680 Sutter Street San Francisco, CA

Note:

  • Graduate students only
Amenities:
  • Ping-pong table
  • Foosball table
  • Big screen television with cable
Room Types Available:

ADSK, DCL, PRU

The Edgar Degas Apartments at 680 Sutter are located in the heart of Nob Hill, next to our 688 Gallery and across the street from our 625 Sutter academic building. The building is also minutes away from Union Square, the gallery district, and Chinatown with countless cafés, restaurants, parking garages, and grocery stores in the surrounding area.

Residents enjoy the ping-pong and foosball tables, video game equipment, a big screen television, and cable television programming in the common lounge as well as computer kiosks for use. Social events such as barbeques are sometimes held outside in the courtyard area, with programs and activities geared towards the over twenty-one and graduate student community.

The apartments have fully functional kitchens, however students are responsible for bringing their own pots, pans, and dishes.

Fritz Lang Apartments

560 Powell Street San Francisco, CA

Fritz Lang Apartments

560 Powell Street San Francisco, CA

Note:

  • Graduate students only
Amenities:
  • Ping-pong table
  • Foosball table
  • Big screen television with cable
Room Types Available:

ADSK, PRU, DCL

This beautiful turn-of-the-century apartment building is located next door to the Academy's 540 Powell academic building and steps from the vibrant Union Square, Chinatown, and North Beach districts in San Francisco. Catch an iconic cable car right outside your door in this centrally-located apartment building. Residents enjoy the ping-pong and foosball tables, video game equipment, a big screen television, and cable television programming in the common lounge as well as computer kiosks for use. Programs and activities are geared towards the over twenty-one and graduate student community. The apartments have fully functional kitchens, however students are responsible for bringing their own pots, pans, and dishes.

Half Moon Lofts

575 Harrison Street San Francisco, CA

Note:

  • Co-ed
Room Types Available:

ASSK, DCL, PRU, QUAD

These newly renovated artist lofts are located in the desirable South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood just a few blocks from the main academic buildings on New Montgomery St, and offer a unique living experience to continuing residents.

Hardwood floors and stainless steel kitchens give these lofts a modern feel, and a pool table and video game equipment provide hours of entertainment and relaxing.

Programs and activities are geared towards a co-ed community of twenty-one years or older.

Johannes Vermeer Apartments

736 Jones Street San Francisco, CA

Johannes Vermeer Apartments

736 Jones Street San Francisco, CA

Note:

  • 21 and over only
Amenities:
  • Study room
  • Computer kiosks
  • Pool table
Room Types Available:

ADSK, DCL

The Vermeer Apartments at 736 Jones are housed in a handsome and quiet building perched on one of San Francisco's famous hills. Enjoy numerous restaurants and galleries in the area, and walk a short distance to other Academy campus buildings, Union Square, and Chinatown. The building has a study room and computer kiosks available for student use. The recreation room offers video game equipment and cable television. Programs and activities are geared towards a co-ed community of twenty-one years or older. The apartments have fully functional kitchens, however students are responsible for bringing their own pots, pans, and dishes.

John Singer Sargent Apartments

1900 Jackson Street San Francisco, CA

John Singer Sargent Apartments

1900 Jackson Street San Francisco, CA

Note:

  • Graduate students only
Amenities:
  • Pool table
  • Video game equipment
Room Types Available:

ADSK, PRU, DCL

The John Singer Sargent Apartments at 1900 Jackson are housed in a modern building in the clean, lively, and beautiful Pacific Heights neighborhood. Located near Lafayette Park, you'll enjoy jogging, relaxing, picnics, sketching, drawing, or taking photographs. Well-known celebrities such as Danielle Steele and former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos own homes and live nearby.

Programs and activities are geared towards the graduate student community. The apartments have fully functional kitchens, however students are responsible for bringing their own pots, pans, and dishes.

Leonardo daVinci Apartments

1080 Bush Street San Francisco, CA

Leonardo daVinci Apartments

1080 Bush Street San Francisco, CA

Notes:

  • Co-ed
  • Over 21 only
Amenities:

Ping-pong table, Pool table, Foosball table, Cable television in the recreation room

Room Types Available:

APSK, APSNK, PRU, ADSK, DRU, DCL, ASSK

The Leonardo da Vinci Apartments at 1080 Bush are located in our largest apartment building combining history and modernity. Within walking distance to most Academy campus buildings, as well as grocery stores, cafés, and restaurants, the apartments are located near the California Cable Car line and is only a ten-minute walk from Chinatown.

With a study room and computer kiosks available for student use, residents enjoy the ping-pong, pool, and foosball tables, as well as cable television programming in the recreation room. Programmed activities are geared toward the co-ed residents, who are twenty-one years old or older. The apartments have fully functional kitchens, however students are responsible for bringing their own pots, pans, and dishes.

International House

860 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA

International House

860 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA

Notes:

Amenities:

I-House diner in the building, Pool table and foosball tables, cable TV

Room Types Available:

DDFB, DDHB, DDNB, DDFB, DSHB, DSNB

Come experience and learn from other cultures at the International House residence hall. Located in a six-story turn-of-the-century building in downtown San Francisco, you'll meet other students from around the world and improve your conversational and art-focused English skills together. Enjoy a hot meal in the I-House Cafe located in the building, and take a break from studying in our recreation or TV rooms with friends.


Mission Statement

The Department of Housing & Residence Life facilitates holistic communities that support student growth, development and learning. Our residence hall communities seek to provide spaces that offer a welcoming, inclusive, and safe living environment. Staff members are committed to offering courteous, professional and efficient service by providing opportunities to prepare residents for success both on campus and as global citizens.

Core Values

In our work with the university community and beyond, the Department of Housing & Residence Life values...

  • Education and preparation for a lifetime of learning
  • Integrity, honesty, personal responsibility, and ethical behavior
  • Appreciation, respect and acceptance for diversity and inclusion
  • Civic & social responsibility as a means toward good citizenship
  • Opportunities for students to Live, Learn, and Grow

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