Summer Session Housing

Residence Hall Living for Summer Session Students

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

The contract for Summer Session Housing must be submitted by the due date indicated on the contract. 

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.

NOTICE TO STUDENTS CURRENTLY LIVING IN THE RESIDENCE HALLS; if you are taking Summer Session I and need Interim Housing until SSI housing is available (June 13 to June 23), please contact Conference Housing at (530) 752-8000 by June 3, 2019 (10 nights for $340.00 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 II 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 September 2, 2019 (6 nights for $444 Interim housing fee applicable). This cost includes meals during this interim housing period.

2019 Rates

Occupancy     Rate

Double           $2,415.oo

Single             $2,805.00

Class registration and payment must be made by the deadline in order to guarantee housing reservation. Please contact Financial Aid office for any funding questions for Summer Session Housing fees.


Download and submit the Summer Session 1 Housing Contract (pdf) or Summer Session 2 Housing Contract (pdf) after you are registered for Summer Session courses. Contracts can only be accepted from those students already registered for Summer Session.

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

The deadline for Summer Session 1 Housing Contract is due Monday, June 10, 2019, and Payment is due through MyBill Monday, June 17, 2019. 

The deadline for Summer Session 2 Housing Contract is due Monday, July 22, 2019, and Payment is due through MyBill Monday, July 29, 2019. 

Reservations will be made on a first come, first served basis and cannot be guaranteed until contract and payment is received. and Summer Session registration is verified.  

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:

a. If written notice of cancellation is received before June 17, 2019 for Session 1 and before July 29, 2019 for Session 2, a full refund will be made, minus a $25 administrative service cost.

b. If written notice of cancellation is received after June 17, 2019 for Session 1 and after July 29, 2019 for Session 2, no amount will be refunded.

c. If the student experiences extenuating circumstances including but not limited to dismissal from Summer Session courses, withdrawal from Summer Session, or denial of admission to Summer Session, a Personal Refund Request (pdf) form may be submitted to 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 university holidays. Neither credits nor refunds will be granted for meals not eaten. Meals between the Summer Session break from Session I to Session II are not included in Summer Housing contracts, but individual meals can be purchased at the dining commons facility during this period. All meals are served platform style with entrees changing daily. 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 dietitian, and include balanced options for vegan and vegetarian guests; if you have specific dietary concerns, please talk to a dining commons manager. Our dining commons menu can provide you with additional information on current menu offerings. Dining Services, a part of Student Housing and Dining Services, provide food service for all residents. 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 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 any item at the Markets, if the items selected exceed $11.50 retail value, the group member will be asked to pay for the difference out of pocket. Access to the dining room will be denied for meal periods when Market Express meals have been used.

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: 

  • Clothes for all climate types, including rain gear
  • Bathrobe or something to wear to the community bathroom
  • Warm coat or parka
  • Coat hangers
  • Toiletries
  • Mirror 
  • Bedding: sheets to fit long twin (38" x 80"), pillows and pillowcases, mattress pad, comforter and/or bedspread, blankets
  • Washcloths and bath towels
  • Hand towels 
  • Telephone (most students use their cell phones)
  • Alarm clock (preferably with a battery back up in case of power outages)
  • TV, radio, video and music players, video games, movies and music, other electronic entertainment:
  • Energy Star rated is preferred
  • Items to decorate your room: pictures, posters, plants (Note: Students may NOT nail or screw items into walls; poster putty thumbtacks and pushpins 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
  • Important: Because Windows XP is no longer supported by Microsoft and represents a significant network security risk, beginning in June 2014 campus computer networks and related log-in portals will deny access to computers running Windows XP; students should not bring computers running Windows XP to campus; for additional information about unsupported computers, read the "Obsolete Computers" section on the UC Davis recommended computer configurations for students
  • Computer cable lock to secure computer to your desk
  • External keyboard and mouse (if you use a laptop) (*using an external keyboard and mouse can greatly improve ergonomics)
  • Computer needs; a surge protector, flash drive, mousepad, and small screwdriver
  • Printer and extra ink cartridges (Energy Star rated is preferred)
  • Coaxial Cable (long) for television
  • 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 bankcard
  • 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, earplugs, and white noise machines (to help with sleeping)

What not to bring

  • Appliances that are not UL-approved
  • Torchiere halogen lamps
  • Candles
  • Space heaters
  • Refrigerators and microwaves that 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 and burners
  • Humidifiers (humidifiers have been known to cause mold; however, exceptions will be made if there is a medical need)
  • Weapons of any kind, including decorative swords and paintball guns
  • Fireworks, firecrackers, flammable liquids, and other explosive or incendiary devices
  • Items that 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 we provide each residence hall student with access to residence hall bottle filling stations that provide free filtered water)
  • Toilet paper



  • 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, burners, toaster ovens, coffeepots, candles, etc.
  • All pets and animals in the residence halls, except with advanced approval for a registered service or assistance animals

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. 

Segundo Area Check-In

The Segundo Service Desk is located on the first floor of the Segundo Services Center (SSC). Main entry into the SSC is from the east; the Service Desk is located immediately inside the entrance.

View the Segundo Area Check-In Map and Directions (pdf) for more information.

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 at (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.

Key/Key Cards

You will receive a key or key card upon check in that will unlock your exterior building entrance 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 our 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 our residents direct Internet access and basic cable television service. Please visit the Student Housing Residential computing webpage for computing information, and the Chanel 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 refer to student computing for more computer resources:

Important Telephone Numbers 

  • Emergency (in-progress) - 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 resident. 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 checkout, visit the area Conference Desk to return your key
  • Report any damages or lost keys before or at time of checkout

Checking Out Procedures

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

A checkout time of noon has been established for all guests in order to allow time to prepare for new Conference Guests arrivals. A late fee will be assessed for guests failing to check out by their designated checkout times. 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 7am 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 Student Housing washers and dryers are operated with a debit or credit card issued by VISA, Master Card, American Express, and Discover Card. 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 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 the 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 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 systems. 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 Residence Halls are expected to abide by all University & Residence Hall Regulations (pdf)