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Residential Life

Life in the Residential Community is a unique sharing experience. You'll discover that successful relationships with your roommate and neighbors come fairly naturally but still require sensitivity and respect. The Residential Community Living Guide featured on the bottom of this page is an excellent resource for many of the questions you might have about life and conduct in the Residence Halls.

Residential Learning Communities, Theme Communities, and Residential Programs are a key component of Residential Life. Students have access to a variety of workshops, courses and opportunities to interact with our wonderful San Francisco State University faculty in the Residential Community.

A number of student and full-time staff members work in Residential Life specifically to make sure your life outside of the classroom is supported. Our Resident Assistant (RA) staff is extremely active in our community, and more than likely will be one of your most valuable resources. The RAs are students at SF State University and live on most floors in the Residence Halls and throughout each of the University Park communities. Your RA can help you by providing information, assisting with the adjustments to life in your new home, and functioning as a direct line to other Residential Life staff members. Activities and events put together by the Residential Life staff and your fellow residents. Each RA staff is supervised by a professional staff Area Coordinator and a Graduate Assistant who are also available to assist you while you live here.

Our Resident Services staff provides 12-hour coverage at the reception desk in each building lobby. Resident Services assist with safety and security, and with your Residence ID card, can provide access to games, equipment and special facilities. The Resident Services staff is supervised by two professional staff Resident Services Coordinator.

All of our staff members are deeply committed to making the residential community a safe, educational, and social environment for all residents' enjoyment. Several of our professional staff members are CPR and First Aid certified, and have passed an emergency neighborhood response training administered by the San Francisco Fire Department.



Residential Learning & Theme Communities

Residential Programs

Residential Community Living Guide

Resident Services


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