3SCU Housing ServicesSupporting your on-campus living experience Keep in touch with updates, policy, and news at
4On-Campus Life8 RLCs92% of freshmen, 65% of sophomores live on campusTypically double rooms in traditional co-ed hallsCasa and Sobrato offer suite style accommodationsSingle sex rooms
5Current and Upcoming Renovations This SummerSwig – complete building renovationMcLaughlin/Walsh – new vanities, service desks, and carpetingCasa Italiana/Sobrato – new carpetingOpening Fall 2011New Townhouses1,2, and 4 bedroom townhouse styleAvailable your junior and senior years
6Technology in the Halls Wired and wireless internet connectionsCable TVNetworked printer at each service desk
11Assignment Information & Move-in Packet Assignment and move-in information willbe available online in mid-AugustAvailable through eCampus:RLC AssignmentRoom AssignmentCampus SCU MailboxRoommate’s InformationAvailable on the Housing Website:On-Campus Living Brochure including move-in dates and times, building and room descriptions, room dimensions, and more
12Roommate RequestsIf 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 28th.If students are assigned to different RLCs, please contact the Housing Office right away for more information.
13Roommate RequestsOnce roommate assignments are posted in August, no roommate changes will be allowed until the Room Change Request period during the fall quarter (beginning October 4th)
14Shipping Please mail packages no more How to address your packages: Your nameSCU-XXXX500 El Camino RealSanta Clara CA XXXXPlease mail packages no morethan one week in advance.
15Welcome Weekend Move-in Saturday, September 18thAll items should be tagged with name, building and room #or (408)
16Get Organized FaireVendors offer services here on move-in day such as refrigerator & microwave rental, laundry, water, cell phone, bank accounts and more.
17SCU Dining Services by Bon Appétit Check hours, menus, and news of special events at
18Fresh for YouOur chefs create menus using fresh sustainable ingredients suitable for a variety of diets including vegetarian and vegan.Fresh produce from local farmsCage free eggs; Milk rBGH freeChicken and beef free of artificial antibiotics and hormonesStocks, salsas, and sauces are made-from-scratch dailyTurkey and beef are roasted in-house dailyMonterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch GuidelinesFair trade and direct trade coffee
19Resident Dining PlanThe 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.
20Changing Your PlanTo change your Resident Dining Plan, submit a Resident Dining Plan Change Request Form to the Housing Office by the deadline.August 13th for the Fall QuarterNovember 12th for Winter QuarterFebruary 11th for Spring QuarterResident Dining Plans cannot be changed once the quarter has started.The request form and deadlines can be found on the Housing web site:
21Dining Plus Plan Flexible in amount Ideal for commuters or residents augmenting their Resident Dining PlanValid at all on-campus dining locations9.25 % savings over cash.Unspent balance expires only when student ends enrollment.
22Summer RenovationBenson 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 skylightsRegisters located at each station to allow for payment as you order for faster service and reduced wait times
23The MarketplaceFarmer’s Pantry – salad bar, composed salads, breads and fruit, cereals and waffle bar, juice, coffee and milkSauté - a Mongolian inspired salad/pasta/stir fry station offering made to order dishesThe Bistro - traditional international cuisine, crepes, paninis, and a carving stationLa Parrilla – burritos, tacos, quesadillas, nachos, taco salads, and specialties (ie: enchiladas)California Deli - prepared salads, whole meats and sides for take outs and barbeques, and made to order sandwiches
24The BroncoExpanded hours to serve lunch and dinner in addition to a late night menuTailgaters – Exhibition style grill station for hot charbroiled entrees, burgers, and fries540 Pizza and More – Freshly made entrees from the brick oven including pizzas, calzones, lasagna, ziti, etc.Quench – Gelato, aguas frescas, flavored freshly-brewed teas, and smoothies.Bronco 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!
25Mission Bakery + CaféThis café features an espresso bar, grab-and-go salads, ready made sandwiches, freshly baked desserts & pastries. Offers daily lunch & dinner entree specials.
26Sunstream CaféMade to order coffee & tea blended drinks, sandwiches, shaker salads, snacks, & more.
27Cadence Cyber CaféConvenient for those on the north-end of campus, this café features grain & vegetable salads, grilled panini sandwiches, coffee, tea, and a chocolate beverage bar.
28Cellar MarketOn-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.
29Sign up for the program during Welcome Weekend! Eco Dining OptionsThe Eco Tray offers students a better choice over disposables and supports sustainability.Sign up for the program during Welcome Weekend!
30Special NeedsStudents with special dietary needs are invited to explore menu alternatives with our professional staff. Set up an appointment with the General Manager by ing
31Working for Dining Services Convenient – Short shifts, localOpportunities – Wide array of positionsFlexibility – We work around your class schedulePerks – Free meals when you work, interactive work environment
32Campus BookstoreMeeting every need for books, supplies, residence hall accessories, & SCU gear… in store and online
33Order Textbooks NowRent or buy books online at as soon as you registers for classes. 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.
34Textbook 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.
35Textbook Info OnlineTextbook ISBN numbers and prices will be posted on the Bookstore’s web site by class registration each quarter to give you information on the full cost of courses when making registration decisions.
36Cash for BooksWe 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.
37Residence Hall Accessories 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.
38School SuppliesWe have all of the supplies needed for college from school supplies, book bags & backpacks, cables, calculators, art supplies, etc.
39Sport, casual, & spirit wear for children, students, and parents. ClothingSport, casual, & spirit wear for children, students, and parents.We offer all types of casual, sport, and spirit wear for children and adults both in our store and online.
40Our Online Store www.scu.edu/bookstore Shop conveniently from anywhere, anytime.Buy or rent textbooks online.Order clothing, supplies, and more.Hold items for pick up or have them shipped.
41QuestionsPlease 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!