Housing & Dining

Housing & Dining Housing & Dining

The 2023-2024 Housing Application is OPEN! If you are having issues accessing the application with your SMC credentials via the Residence Life Housing Portal, please contact Campus Housing at housing@ilgazyapi.com for assistance.  Click HERE to download a guide on how to apply for housing. The earlier students apply, the earlier room selection timeslot they receive!

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! Room Selection for new students will take place June 28th - June 30th, where students will self-select their space and meal plan for the 2023-2024 academic year. 


Early First Year Move-In 8/23

Are you a new student attending the last orientation on Wednesday, August 23rd?  You move-in date will be Tuesday, August 22nd 1:00pm-3:00pm.  SDS PREP students also move in on August 22nd.


First Year Move-In 8/24

New first year students will move in starting at 9:00am on Thursday, August 24th.  First Year Students with last names A-L move in 9:00am-11:00am, and last names M-Z move in 11:00am-1:00pm.


Transfer Student Move-In 8/26

Transfer students can move in 9:00am-12:00pm on Saturday, August 26th at Campus Housing.  Transfer students can also check-in during returning student move-in on August 27th as well 9:00am-3:00pm.


Returning Student Move-In 8/27

Returning students will move in 9:00am-3:00pm on Sunday, August 27th after making a check-in appointment with their Resident Advisor.   Students arriving between 3:00pm-8:30pm should connect with their RA about check-in options.  Move-ins after 8:30pm will take place with the RA on Duty for each hall.

I Want To See...

Explore our variety of residence halls across your SMC Experience!

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Are You Ready to Join Us On Campus?

Welcome Home Gaels!

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@ilgazyapi.com