New This Year
On this page, you will read about policy changes as well as upcoming construction and renovation projects that affect the application process for 2013-14.
Student Housing Offering Only Furnished Apartments
In the past we have had a small number of unfurnished apartments for Couples without Children and Students with Children. We are no longer offering unfurnished apartments in Escondido Village. Current residents in unfurnished apartments can continue in their apartments, but we will not be making any new unfurnished assignments.
Subsidized Off-campus Housing
Stanford has secured off-campus leases at the following apartment complexes in Menlo Park, Mountain View and Palo Alto to help meet the demand for housing this year. These subsidized off-campus apartments will be offered along with the on-campus options in the waiting list and continuous assignment rounds of housing assignments. You may add them to your list of preferences in Axess after the first round Lottery. These units will be furnished and your subsidized housing charges will include Internet and utilities. These apartments are available through the Spring Quarter 2014 and potentially can be extended for the summer. These apartments were leased to help meet the demand from guaranteed first-year students so you cannot renew the apartment for next year. A chart of information about the complexes and detailed descriptions, prices and pictures of the individual complexes are available under the Housing Options section of this website.
Escondido Village Radiant Heat Renovation for 2013-14
For several years now, Student Housing has been progressively replacing the radiant heating (slab heating) systems in the Escondido Village low-rise buildings with new hydronic heating systems. Residents of buildings 1, 15, 28, 29, 35, 39, 40, 42, and 50 will need to move during the 2013-14 year in order for the next phase of renovation to proceed. Students are guaranteed alternate housing when the project reaches their building.
To complete the renovations, it is necessary for us to move students into other housing while their buildings are being renovated. Renovations will begin on building 39 in late December. Building 40 will be renovated during Winter Quarter and buildings 42 and 50 during Spring Quarter, one at a time. Buildings 35, 29, 28, 15, and 1 will be renovated during the summer, two or three at a time. Residents will move progressively as the renovations are completed.
Hulme Renovation Project
We are planning a renovation project for Hulme that will take place during spring and summer 2014. This project will improve the kitchens, install a new fire sprinkler system, and replace the water heating boiler and roof.
To complete these renovations, it will be necessary for us to move students who are living on the first and second floors of Hulme into different housing assignments at the end of the Winter Quarter 2014 (during spring break). After we renovate the first and second floors, the students living on the third and fourth floors will move permanently into the renovated apartments. We will continue to move the next two floors down into the renovated apartments until we work our way up through the eighth floor. We will start with the first floor the beginning of Spring Quarter 2014 and finish the eighth floor by the end of August 2014. Student Housing will provide you with boxes and moving assistance when your floor is scheduled to be renovated. Each set of two floors will take about five weeks to renovate.
At the end of Winter Quarter 2014, the residents of the first and second floors of Hulme will be offered priority for reassignment to any of the vacancies that are available in graduate housing for Spring Quarter 2014. We will send out more detailed information to those students after the start of the 2013-14 year.
New Graduate Housing Construction (Comstock Circle)
It is a long-term goal of the University to build additional housing for graduate students. A much needed and anticipated project broke ground on Comstock Circle in Escondido Village during Spring Quarter of 2013. Four buildings will be built: one premium studio building for couples, two junior studio buildings for single students, and two buildings of 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartments for single students. Major construction will extend from Spring of 2013 through Summer of 2014. Project website: http:\\comstockhousing.stanford.edu
Last modified Fri, 15 Nov, 2013 at 11:58