Housing & Dining


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The 2024-2025 Academic Year Housing Application will open March 5th (and close March 26th for Returning Students).  Returning Student Room Selection will take place April 10th-12th IN PERSON at Madigan Gym.  In order to participate in Room Selection, students must have completed all health immunization requirements of SMC.  Based on feedback from this past year's Room Selection, for the 2024-2025 Academic Year Campus Housing will be prioritizing earlier room selection appointments for students in roommate groups.  Additional information will be sent out to all enrolled students in the coming weeks.



Welcome Home Gaels! We cannot wait to see you on Campus. During your time here, you will make new friends, learn lifelong skills, and create memories that will last long past Graduation.

With 21 residence halls, Saint Mary's is committed to providing a diverse, comfortable, and engaging home for students. The Campus Housing Office helps students select their room assignments for the academic year and assists with facility operations. Campus Housing and Residential Experience work with residential staff and helps build a community through programming and activities. We look forward to welcoming you to housing on Campus! 

If you are having issues accessing the application with your SMC credentials via the Residence Life Housing Portal, please contact Campus Housing at housing@sunshinedanna.com for assistance.  Click HERE to download a guide on how to apply for housing. The earlier students apply, the earlier room selection time slot they receive!  We still have on-campus housing available!  

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Living on Campus, An Unforgettable Experience

Living on Campus is one of the most exciting experiences college has to offer. Student have the opportunity to socialize with peers, learn life-long skills, and create memories that last long past graduation.

Living on Campus FAQ’s

Want to know more about applying for housing and living on campus? Check out our FAQs for answers to all your housing and dining questions.

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SMC Dining Services

How you fuel your body is important. At SMC there are several dining options to match your tastes and energize your body. From the 1928 Pub to Oliver Dining Hall, you’ll have plenty of places to eat and hang out with friends on campus. And, with even more great food and drink spots in Moraga, Lafayette and Walnut Creek, the options keep going. Discover our meal plans options, nutritional information, and more dining services info.

Gender Inclusive Housing

Campus Housing offers gender-inclusive housing options for students. It is the intention of Campus Housing to make room assignments on how you, the student, identify. Please contact the Housing Operations Manager (925-631-4897) to discuss your housing preferences. For additional support and resources, please contact the Director of the Intercultural Center (925-631-8358) or the Director of the Center for Women and Gender Equity (925-631-4171). Please refer to the Saint Mary's College Nondiscrimination Disclosure found in the College's Undergraduate Student Handbook

Contact Us

Housing Office

P.O. Box 5195 Moraga, CA 94575-5195

Phone: 925-631-4241

Email: housing@sunshinedanna.com

Campus Housing is located on the Ground Floor of Augustine Hall, next to the Health Center.  Our hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00am-4:30pm.