The residence halls are designed to focus on the needs of incoming freshmen and housing 1,062 students in double and triple occupancy bedrooms clustered around community bathrooms. Opened in 2011, the residence halls were awarded the first Platinum LEED certification in California by the U.S. Green building council.
Our continuing and transfer students are housed in our apartment facilities which are home to more than 800 residents. Double occupancy accommodations are in three bedroom apartments housing six students. Single occupancy accommodations are in four bedroom apartments housing four residents. All apartments are fully furnished with two bathrooms, a living room, dining room and kitchen.
Six meeting rooms are located on the first floors of the residence halls. Various academic classes, programs, and meetings are held in the rooms throughout the year. All of the meeting rooms feature integrated audio/video equipment, and have furniture that can be configured to various needs.
Want to reserve a meeting room for your event? See our event services pages for details.
Computer Lab - Academic Resource Center
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) is the Housing computer lab open only to residents. The ARC is located near the Cypress Basketball and Volleyball courts. The ARC is closed during all campus closures including breaks and holidays.
Computer lab features
- Seven PCs
- USB Port access
- DVD/CD RW drive
- Black and white laser printer
- Residents are able to print at the ARC at a discounted rate of five cents per page
- Work space for personal laptops and collaborative activities
- Internet Explorer 10, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
- Adobe CS6 Design & Web Premium
- Adobe Acrobat XI Professional
- Microsoft Office 2015: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word, MS Picture Manager
- Zotero (bibliographic data & citations tool, MS Word add-in)
- MS Visual Studio .NET 2010
- R and R Studio
- SAS 9.3
- SPSS 21 and Amos 21
- Artstor Public OIV
- MS Forefront Security
The Student Housing fitness room is located on the first floor of the Cypress building. It is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. and on weekends from noon – 10 p.m. The room is available for all Student Housing residents and is equipped with 2 elliptical machines, 4 stationary bikes, and weight training equipment.
Laundry rooms are available 24 hours each day in the Cypress and Juniper buildings. Washers and dryers operate on a debit or credit card payment system.
Should you experience trouble with the machines operating correctly or would like to request a refund, please contact WASH customer service at 1-800-342-5932.
A large multipurpose room is available in the Cypress building for apartment residents. The MPR room features a large screen TV, piano, pool tables, and air hockey. The room has various types of seating to accommodate individual studying, group study, or meetings.