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Summer Session Housing 2019

Residence Hall Living for Summer Session Students

Students enrolled in Summer Session 1 and/or 2 at UC Davis are eligible to live in the residence halls. Students will be housed in Segundo North, located in the Segundo Area for Summer Session 1 and Session 2. The buildings have a television lounge, study lounge, and laundry room on the ground floor, as well as a lounge on each living floor. Each floor features an open lounge with seating and television. All buildings feature elevators, and laundry rooms. In Segundo, the Thompson Hall central building has a kitchenette, piano room, and a main lounge for group activities. The rooms are grouped in clusters of four with a shared bathroom; clusters open onto wide hallways to promote social interaction.

Summer Session students will be housed in double occupancy and limited single occupancy rooms. All rooms are furnished, carpeted, and air-conditioned. During the summer months, Resident Assistant and desk staff are available to provide limited assistance to students. Residents are advised to bring a bicycle, or one can be rented for the summer from the Bike Barn.

A contract for each specific session must be submitted by the due date indicated on each of the contracts. Payments are to be made to your student account after May 22 for Summer Session 1 and after July 1 for Summer Session 2. Detailed instructions are on your Summer Session Housing Contract.

NOTICE TO STUDENTS CURRENTLY LIVING IN THE RESIDENCE HALLS: If you are taking Summer Session 1 and need Interim Housing until SSI housing is available (June 13 to June 23), please contact Conference Housing at (530) 752-8000 or by May 31, 2019 (10 nights for $340 Interim Housing fee applicable). No meals are available during this interim housing period.

NOTICE TO STUDENTS WITH CONFIRMED RESIDENCE HALL HOUSING FOR FALL 2019 (Mid to Late August): If you are taking Summer Session 2 and need Interim Housing until Fall 2019 housing is available (September 14 to September 20), please contact Conference Housing at (530) 752-8000 or by August 30th (6 nights for Interim Housing $444.00 fee applicable). This cost includes meals during this interim housing period.

2019 Rates

Occupancy Rate
Double Occupancy


Single Occupancy


A contract for each specific session must be submitted by the due date indicated on each of the contracts. Payments are to be made to your student account after May 22 for Summer Session 1 and after July 1 for Summer Session 2. Detailed instructions are on your Summer Session Housing Contract.

Note: Please contact the Financial Aid office for any funding questions for Summer Session housing fees.


Download and submit the Summer Session 1 Housing Contract and/or Summer Session 2 Housing Contract after you are registered for Summer Session courses.

Contracts can only be accepted from those students already registered for summer session. The deadline for Summer Session 1 housing reservations is June 17, 2019, and July 29, 2019 for Summer Session 2 housing reservations.

Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis and cannot be guaranteed until summer session registration is verified and payment is received. A contract for each specific session must be submitted by the due date indicated on each of the contracts. Payments are to be made to your student account after May 22 for Summer Session 1 and after July 1 for Summer Session 2. Detailed instructions are on your Summer Session Housing Contract.

Contracts must be completed and returned by specified deadlines to Conference Housing, Segundo Services Center, 1049 La Rue Road #3300, Davis, CA 95616 in order to reserve space.

Special Considerations: Students with disability, medically related condition, or the need for housing according to gender identity are asked to contact Conference Housing to ensure that these needs are accommodated.


The room and board fee confirms the student's housing reservation is refundable as follows:

  1. If written notice of cancellation is received before June 17, 2019 for Session I and July 29, 2019 for Session II, a full refund will be made, minus a $25 administrative service cost.
  2. If written notice of cancellation is received after June 17, 2019 for Session I and after July 29, 2019 for Session II, no amount will be refunded.
  3. If the student experiences extenuating circumstances including but not limited to dismissal from Summer Session, withdrawal from Summer Session, or denial of admission to Summer Session, a Personal Refund Request form may be submitted to Conference Housing and the student may be eligible to receive the unused portion of the room and board fee less $25 administrative service cost. Please note; the condition must originate after the contract was signed and Conference Housing reserves the right to determine if a refund will be granted and the amount of the refund.


You will receive a dining card with your check in packet. Summer Session fees include three meals per day in a specified dining commons including weekends and holidays. Neither credits nor refunds will be granted for meals not eaten. Meals between the summer session break from session 1 to 2 are not included in summer contracts, but individual meals can be purchased in the dining facility during this period. Meals are professionally prepared and served platform style. Unlimited servings, a variety of specialty entrees and side dishes, salad, and dessert bars offer something for every palate. All meals are planned by a registered dietician, and include balanced options for vegan and vegetarian guests; if you have specific dietary concerns, please see a unit manager in the dining hall who can introduce you to the menu signage and assist navigation in the dining room. If needed, you can be referred to the registered dietitian within the Dining Services. Our Dining Commons menu can provide you with additional information on current menu offerings. Food service is provided by University Dining Services a part of Student Housing and Dining Services. One dining facility is open during the summer; dining location could change during your stay depending on area occupancy. There is a replacement charge for a lost dining card.

Dining Hours: Breakfast 6:45am - 8:30am, Lunch 11:30am - 1:30pm, Dinner 4:45pm - 7:00pm

Market Express meals are available in the Segundo/Tercero Market for guests who are unable to return to the dining room for a meal during the meal period. A maximum of $11.50 meal equivalency for each swipe will be provided for the purchase of meal items at the Markets, if the items selected exceed a $11.50 retail value, the guest will be asked to pay for the difference out of pocket. When Market Express meals have been used, access to the dining room will be denied for that specific meal period.

What to Bring:

All residence hall rooms are furnished with a bed, dresser, desk, chair, lamp, and wastepaper and recycling baskets. Items to bring include:

  • Bedding: sheets to fit long twin (38" X 80"), pillows and pillowcases, mattress pad, comforter and/or bedspread, blankets
  • Clothing hangers
  • Bathrobe or something to wear to the community bathroom
  • Toiletries, mirror
  • Washcloths, bath and hand towels
  • Reusable water bottle which you can fill at a residence hall bottle filling stations that provide free cold filtered water
  • Cell phone
  • Alarm clock
  • TV, video and music players, video games, movies and music, other electronic entertainment; Energy Star rated is preferred
  • A few eating utensils (coffee mugs, silverware, plates, glasses)
  • Items to decorate your room: pictures, posters and plants, etc. (Note: Students may NOT nail or screw items into walls; poster putty, thumb tacks and push pins are okay)
  • Computer - Read the UC Davis recommended computer configurations for students; Energy Star rated is preferred
  • Read the UC Davis Computer Ownership - FAQ for Students
  • Computer cable lock to secure computer to your desk
  • Coaxial Cable (long)
  • 25 foot Ethernet Cable
  • Printer and extra ink cartridges (energy Star rated preferred)
  • Computer needs, surge protector, flash drive, mouse pad, small screwdriver
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Bicycle, bicycle helmet, bicycle lock, light for nighttime riding, and basic tools
  • Sports equipment: rollerblades, basketball, tennis racquet, etc.
  • Laundry supplies, iron, laundry bag or basket
  • Checkbook and/or bank card
  • Health insurance card and other forms of identification (e.g., driver's license)
  • Names, addresses and phone numbers of your bank and credit card companies
  • Eye masks, ear plugs, and white noise machines (to help with sleeping)

What Not To Bring:

Items that you should not bring include:

  • Appliances which are not UL-approved
  • Torchiere halogen lamps
  • Candles
  • Refrigerators and microwaves which are larger than the maximum allowable size
    • (Note: the maximum allowable refrigerator size is 4.5 cubic feet and 35 inches tall; the maximum allowable microwave size is 800 watts)
  • Hot plates, rice plates and burners
  • Humidifiers (humidifiers have been know to cause mold; however, exceptions will be made if there is a medical need)
  • Weapons of any kind, including decorative swords and paint ball guns
  • Fireworks, firecrackers, flammable liquids, and other explosive or incendiary devices
  • Items which are illegal to possess
  • Hover boards due to the recent fire danger and product recalls
  • Large stereo equipment
  • Amplifiers
  • Cases of bottled water
    • (Note: you won't need to bring your own water as you can fill a bottle at the residence hall bottle filling stations that provide free filtered water)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Computers running Windows XP


  • Alcoholic beverages in public areas and not in the presence of guest under drinking age of 21
  • Smoking on campus and in residence halls, residential space or property or parking lots
  • Fireworks, ammunition, explosives, or flammable materials in the residence hall area
  • Cooking appliances such as popcorn poppers, hot plates, rice cooker, burners, toaster ovens, coffeepots, candles, etc
  • All pets and animals in the residence halls, except with advanced approval for a registered service or assistance animal
  • Kitchen use after 11pm is prohibited in shared communities or as posted

When You Arrive

When you arrive, please check in at the Conference Desk located in your housing area. The desk closes at 11:00pm each night; if you plan to arrive after this time, please call 530-752-2900 for staff member assistance.

Desk Services

Conference Housing Desk is open daily from 7am-11pm. On-call staff are available from 11pm to 7am by calling after-hours assistance 530-752-2900. In addition to providing check in and out services, the desk staff will provide lockout assistance, campus maps, maintenance, and custodial assistance. There is also a limited supply of irons and alarm clocks that can be checked out during your stay.

Keys/Key Cards

You will receive a key or key card upon check in that will unlock exterior building entrances as well as the door to your room; halls are locked at all times. Please be sure to carry your key with you and lock your door. If you are locked out of your room or building, you may go to the Conference Housing Desk Services where a staff member will assist you with your lock out. There is a replacement charge for lost or unreturned keys or key cards.


If you are arriving by car, please park in visitor lot #25. There is a charge for campus parking each weekday; parking is free Saturday and Sunday except during special events. Please contact Transportation and Parking Service at (530)752-8277 for current rates.

Computer Access & Television Service

In keeping with students' technological needs, Student Housing offers all residents direct Internet access and basic cable television service. Please visit the Student Housing Residential Computing webpage for computing information, and the Channel Guide to review television programming.

Please note that academic year services (i.e. Tech Support, Help Desk, printer services, access to Computer Centers, and Student Housing movie channels) are provided on a limited basis for summer Conference Guest attending summer sessions.

Student Computer Technology

Summer Session students will have access to the Segundo Computer Center (limited hours 7am - 11pm) located at the Segundo Services Center, Second Floor. Please contact UC Davis IET department for information regarding computer technology or internet questions @ 530-754-4357. You can also refer to student computing for more computer resources:

Important Telephone Numbers

  • Emergency (In-process) - 911
  • Conference Housing Desk - 530-752-2900
  • Conference Housing Office - 530-752-8000


Incoming mail is held at the Segundo Conference Desk Mail Room. Summer Session residents will receive mail notification notices on their door. Mail is available each weekday, 8am-5pm, for pickup by the guest. Mail pickup is unavailable on the weekends. Mail should be addressed as follows:

Your Name
Summer Session I or II
1049 La Rue Rd
Davis, CA 95616-5208

During Your Stay

  • Card operated washers and dryers are located within the residence hall area
  • Guests are responsible for maintaining room or suite. Vacuum and cleaning supplies can be checked out at the area Conference Desk
  • Custodial services are provided in public areas
  • Dispose of excess mess in room or suite
  • Return furniture to original position
  • Check out at or before 12pm Noon to avoid late check-out fees
  • Upon check out visit the area Conference Desk to return key card
  • Report any damages or lost keys before or at time of check-out

Checking Out Procedures

  • Dispose of excess mess in room or suite
  • Return furniture to original place
  • Guests are asked lock room doors and turn off air conditioning & lights
  • Report any damages or lost keys before or at time of check-out
  • Check out by 12pm Noon to avoid late check-out fees
  • Upon check-out visit the area Conference Desk to return key cards

A checkout time of 2pm has been established for all guests in order to allow time to prepare for new Conference Guest arrivals. A late fee will be assessed for guests failing to check out by their designated checkout time. Arrangements must be made in advance if luggage storage will be needed; limited space is available. There is no charge for this service as space is not guaranteed. Guests departing before 7:00am should make arrangements with the desk staff the previous day.


Washers, dryers and detergent dispensers are available in each residence hall/suite complex and are card-operated. Laundry rates subject to change. All washers and dryers are operated with a debit or credit card issued by VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card. Debit cards may be purchased from local retailers. Guests should report malfunctions to the vendor; their number is posted in the laundry rooms.

Custodial Services

The residence halls are serviced by custodial staff who work daily to keep community spaces, public bathrooms, hallways, and stairwells clean and looking nice. Excessive messes caused by community members will not be cleaned by custodial staff, and residents may incur additional charges for such infractions. Residents are responsible for the upkeep of their rooms. To help keep individual rooms and the community clean, residents can check out cleaning equipment and supplies at area Conference Desk — this is shared equipment that should be returned after each use.

Maintenance and Repair

Repair and maintenance issues should be directed to the Conference Housing Desk Services or on-call staff for urgent repairs when the desk is closed. Maintenance staff are available weekdays from 8am-3:30pm, and can respond to most requests within two working days; emergency repairs will be handled the same day.

Fire Safety

The residence halls are equipped with excellent fire detection and alarm system. Tampering with any of this equipment including fire extinguishers, heat/smoke detectors, or alarm boxes is strictly prohibited. When warranted, violators will be prosecuted and fined. At the sound of a fire alarm, all guests are required to leave the residence hall immediately and remain outside until the University Fire Department allows re-entry. As a fire safety measure, electric cooking appliances and candles are not allowed in the residence halls.

Upon checking into your room, please familiarize yourself with available exits and placement of fire alarm pull boxes. If you discover a fire, pull the alarm and immediately leave the building through the nearest exit; do not use elevators in the event of an emergency.

Guest Safety & Conduct

Guests staying in the halls are expected to abide by all University and Residence Hall Regulations. Refer to the University and Residence Hall Regulations page for more information.