Placer Hall

Residence Life is proud to welcome you to Placer Hall.  This new six-story building was developed for second-year students and offers 50 suite-style units, each with a living room and a bathroom. Built in an industrial-loft design, Placer features exposed ceilings, concrete floors, and exposed piping -- creating an urban oasis on campus.  About half of the suites consist of 2 double bedrooms, while the other suites have 4 single bedrooms. Community lounges, kitchens and group study spaces are provided throughout the building.  

Highlights of Placer Hall include:

  • Suites equipped with loftable beds, desk/chair, wardrobe, couch, and coffee table
  • 3 community kitchens
  • 1 large group study room and 3 small group study rooms
  • Large 1st floor gaming lounge with a pool table
  • 3 lounges
  • Grubby Gold laundry room on 1st floor
  • Parking available in yellow parking lots (around Rocker I, Rocker II, and Placer) or in main campus lots (Red parking). The Placer yellow parking permit is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis through Parking Services.
  • Staff of 5 Resident Advisors, 1 Assistant Area Coordinator, and 1 Assistant Director

Placer Hall Single Suite

Average Living Room 17'7'' x 9'5''
Average Bedroom 8' x 9'10''

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Placer Hall Double Suite

Average Living Room 13' x 9'5''
Average Bedroom 14'7'' x 9'10''

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Take a Tour!

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Residence Hall Check-In & Move-in Dates
(updated 6/16/20)

July 15
Early Arrival forms available
Priority Deadline for Check-Ins and Drop & Go options

July 29 - August 5
Drop & Go scheduled check-ins

August 15 - 17
First year students scheduled check-ins and move-in

August 15 - 18
Returning student scheduled check-ins and move-in

August 18
Rocker Ready orientation activities

August 19
Fall semester classes begin

2020-2021 IMPORTANT DATES

  • Wed. Jul. 29 - Aug. 5 (8am-4pm)
    Drop & Go Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Sat. Aug. 15 – 18 (8am-4pm)
    Returning Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Sat. Aug. 15 – 17 (8am-4pm)
    New Student Scheduled Check-Ins & Move-In
  • Tues. Aug. 18
    New Student Ready Rocker Orientation Activities
  • Wed. Aug. 19
    Fall Semester Classes Begin
  • Wed. Nov. 25 (5pm)
    Housing Closes for Fall Semester Break
  • Fri. Jan. 8 (12pm)
    Housing Opens for Spring Semester
  • Sat. March 6 (12pm)
    Residence Halls Close for Spring Break
  • Sun. March 14 (8am)
    Residence Halls Open after Spring Break
  • Sat. May 8 (12pm)
    Housing Closes for Year