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University of San Francisco Student Life

University of San Francisco is on a 55-acre campus in an urban setting in San Francisco, California, not far from San Francisco Bay Area. University of San Francisco has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of San Francisco also has fraternities and sororities.

University of San Francisco has a thriving Kasamahan. In fact, more students participate in Kasamahan than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of San Francisco include Nursing Student Association, Black Student Union, Delta Zeta and Kappa Alpha Theta

The University of San Francisco community comes together each year for Campus Activities Board Donaroo Concert, Campus Activities Board Dons Night Out, and .

University of San Francisco Housing

University of San Francisco offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of San Francisco students live off campus. In 2021, 3% of undergrads at University of San Francisco lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 97% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of San Francisco. There are 2,56 spots available in on-campus housing for all 5,852 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 176 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 3% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

University of San Francisco offers coed housing and .

Safety at University of San Francisco

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of San Francisco is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of San Francisco campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

University of San Francisco offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of San Francisco

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of San Francisco, take Interstate 280/U.S. Highway 101 to San Francisco, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to San Francisco International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of San Francisco's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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