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On-Campus Life 8 RLCs 92% of freshmen, 65% of sophomores live on campus Typically double rooms in traditional co-ed halls Casa and Sobrato offer suite style accommodations Single sex rooms
This Summer Swig – complete building renovation McLaughlin/Walsh – new vanities, service desks, and carpeting Casa Italiana/Sobrato – new carpeting Opening Fall 2011 New Townhouses 1,2, and 4 bedroom townhouse style Available your junior and senior years Current and Upcoming Renovations
Technology in the Halls Wired and wireless internet connections Cable TV Networked printer at each service desk
What to bring
What NOT to bring Toaster Ovens Heaters Hot Plates Halogen Lamps IncenseCandles Provided at Service Desks Vacuums Trash Bags Cleaning Supplies What NOT to bring
Assignment Information & Move-in Packet Available through eCampus: RLC Assignment Room Assignment Campus SCU Mailbox Roommates Information Available on the Housing Website: On-Campus Living Brochure including move-in dates and times, building and room descriptions, room dimensions, and more Assignment and move-in information will be available online in mid-August
Roommate Requests If you meet a student at Orientation that you would like to request as your roommate: -If both students are assigned to the same RLC, both students need to send an request to by July 28 th. -If students are assigned to different RLCs, please contact the Housing Office right away for more information.
Once roommate assignments are posted in August, no roommate changes will be allowed until the Room Change Request period during the fall quarter (beginning October 4 th ) Roommate Requests
Shipping How to address your packages: Your name SCU-XXXX 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara CA XXXX Please mail packages no more than one week in advance.
Welcome Weekend Move-in Saturday, September 18 th All items should be tagged with name, building and room # or (408)
Vendors offer services here on move-in day such as refrigerator & microwave rental, laundry, water, cell phone, bank accounts and more. Get Organized Faire
SCU Dining Services by Bon Appétit Check hours, menus, and news of special events at
Our chefs create menus using fresh sustainable ingredients suitable for a variety of diets including vegetarian and vegan. Fresh produce from local farms Cage free eggs; Milk rBGH free Chicken and beef free of artificial antibiotics and hormones Stocks, salsas, and sauces are made-from-scratch daily Turkey and beef are roasted in-house daily Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Guidelines Fair trade and direct trade coffee Fresh for You
The Preferred (1,450 points) and Basic (1,239 points) Resident Dining Plans are flexible quarterly allowance options selected on the Housing contract for all living on campus offering 9.25% savings over cash purchases. Eat anytime, anywhere on campus. Pace Yourself charts posted at cash registers. Up to 65 unspent points carry over quarter to quarter. Unspent balance forfeited at end of year only. Resident Dining Plan
To change your Resident Dining Plan, submit a Resident Dining Plan Change Request Form to the Housing Office by the deadline. August 13 th for the Fall Quarter November 12 th for Winter Quarter February 11 th for Spring Quarter Resident Dining Plans cannot be changed once the quarter has started. The request form and deadlines can be found on the Housing web site: Changing Your Plan
Flexible in amount Ideal for commuters or residents augmenting their Resident Dining Plan Valid at all on-campus dining locations 9.25 % savings over cash. Unspent balance expires only when student ends enrollment. Dining Plus Plan
Benson Center dining re-opening in September after a major renovation. The new Marketplace will connect with a new Bronco. Walls to be opened to allow for expanded seating and more flexibility over the day. Larger serving area to allow for added offerings. Modern dining ambiance includes more natural light from a dozen skylights Registers located at each station to allow for payment as you order for faster service and reduced wait times Summer Renovation
–Farmers Pantry –Farmers Pantry – salad bar, composed salads, breads and fruit, cereals and waffle bar, juice, coffee and milk –Sauté –Sauté - a Mongolian inspired salad/pasta/stir fry station offering made to order dishes –The Bistro –The Bistro - traditional international cuisine, crepes, paninis, and a carving station –La Parrilla –La Parrilla – burritos, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, taco salads, and specialties (ie: enchiladas) –California Deli –California Deli - prepared salads, whole meats and sides for take outs and barbeques, and made to order sandwiches The Marketplace
The Bronco Expanded hoursExpanded hours to serve lunch and dinner in addition to a late night menu –Tailgaters –Tailgaters – Exhibition style grill station for hot charbroiled entrees, burgers, and fries –540 Pizza and More –540 Pizza and More – Freshly made entrees from the brick oven including pizzas, calzones, lasagna, ziti, etc. –Quench –Quench – Gelato, aguas frescas, flavored freshly-brewed teas, and smoothies. Bronco Student Services DeliveryBronco Student Services Delivery – Between 9:00pm and the close of The Bronco, residents can order selected items from these menus online to be delivered directly to their residence hall room!
This café features an espresso bar, grab-and-go salads, ready made sandwiches, freshly baked desserts & pastries. Offers daily lunch & dinner entree specials. Mission Bakery + Café
Made to order coffee & tea blended drinks, sandwiches, shaker salads, snacks, & more. Sunstream Café
Convenient for those on the north-end of campus, this café features grain & vegetable salads, grilled panini sandwiches, coffee, tea, and a chocolate beverage bar. Cadence Cyber Café
On-Campus convenience store with a variety of natural and traditional groceries. Offerings include fresh produce, snacks, beverages, cooking ingredients, and ready to go salads, sandwiches, and hot entrees. Cellar Market
The Eco Tray offers students a better choice over disposables and supports sustainability. Sign up for the program during Welcome Weekend! Eco Dining Options
Students with special dietary needs are invited to explore menu alternatives with our professional staff. Set up an appointment with the General Manager by ing Special Needs
Working for Dining Services Convenient – Short shifts, local Opportunities – Wide array of positions Flexibility – We work around your class schedule Perks – Free meals when you work, interactive work environment
Meeting every need for books, supplies, residence hall accessories, & SCU gear… in store and online Campus Bookstore
Rent or buy books online at as soon as you registers for classes. Rent or buy books online at as soon as you registers for classes. Credit card and Flex Account charges processed in September. Credit card and Flex Account charges processed in September. Avoid lines & get first choice of used and rental books by ordering in advance. Ordered books are boxed and shipped or held for pick up at the Bookstore Annex on the lower level of the Benson Memorial Center. Order Textbooks Now
Textbook Rental Program Students can save in up front textbook costs by renting online or in the store for 45% of the cost of purchasing new. Rented books must be returned, in good condition, by last day of finals. Normal usage, note taking, and highlighting in rented textbooks are acceptable. Rentals returned damaged or after the due date will result in a charge to the credit card on file.
Textbook Info Online Textbook ISBN numbers and prices will be posted on the Bookstores web site by class registration each quarter to give you information on the full cost of courses when making registration decisions.
Cash for Books We buy back used books & pay up to 50% of the original cost if we know the faculty plan to use the books the following quarter. We offer for sale as many used books as possible to allow you to save 25% off the price of new books.
A full line of residence hall room supplies are available at the Bookstore. Shop at the store for a complete selection or order online in advance for pick up Welcome Weekend. Residence Hall Accessories
We have all of the supplies needed for college from school supplies, book bags & backpacks, cables, calculators, art supplies, etc. School Supplies
We offer all types of casual, sport, and spirit wear for children and adults both in our store and online. Sport, casual, & spirit wear for children, students, and parents. Clothing
Our Online Store Shop conveniently from anywhere, anytime.Shop conveniently from anywhere, anytime. Buy or rent textbooks online.Buy or rent textbooks online. Order clothing, supplies, and more.Order clothing, supplies, and more. Hold items for pick up or have them shipped.Hold items for pick up or have them shipped.
Please take a look at the Auxiliary Services brochure in the Student Orientation Packet. You are also welcome to call or any office during the year or consult their web site for additional information. Thank you and enjoy the rest of your day! Questions