Some of Stanford's on-campus residences offer special academic, cultural, social, or leadership programs. Several residences sponsor intensive foreign language study while other residences are co-ops. Co-ops offer a space where the cooking and cleaning for residents is performed by the students who live in the house.
One of the core tenets of the Housing Allocation process is to support these unique residential programs through the Pre-Assignment process.
Students who want to live in a residence with a theme or pre-assignment program can come together with other students to create a community committed to exploring a topic, lifestyle, language, or culture.
NOTE: For Autumn 2020 quarter, Pre-Assignment will only run in the four ethnic theme houses (Casa Zapata, Muwekma-Tah-Ruk, Okada, and Ujamaa). Students eligible to participate in Pre-Assignment are:
For the Autumn 2020 quarter, students will be able to apply for pre-assignment to one of four ethnic theme houses (Casa Zapata, Muwekma-Tah-Ruk, Okada, or Ujamaa).
Please refer to R&DE Housing Assignments for Autumn Housing Allocation dates/deadlines.