Supervised housing provides SFAI PreCollege students with a convenient, affordable, and secure living environment that supports their artistic growth.
A professional student housing staff as well as a team of enthusiastic full-time SFAI students committed to campus leadership live with the PreCollege students, helping to familiarize them with the school and its surroundings.
The SFAI Residence Hall, Sutter Hall, is conveniently situated near San Francisco’s downtown district in Lower Nob Hill at 717 Sutter Street and is centrally located near the historic 800 Chestnut Street campus.
Just steps away from Union Square, the neighborhood is alive with galleries, alternative art spaces, world-renowned museums, shopping, restaurants, and other entertainment venues. Public transportation to the SFAI campus and throughout San Francisco is readily available. The Powell Street BART and Muni station, the cable car stop, and several bus lines are all within walking distance of Sutter Hall. Each PreCollege student living at Sutter Hall receives a transportation pass allowing free access to the city’s public transit system.
Residence Hall Amenities
Community Kitchen: Breakfast and lunch are provided on weekdays for students in PreCollege housing. For dinners and weekend meals, residents enjoy cooking and eating together in a community kitchen. The facility is equipped with everything residents need to prepare food, including a full-size oven, stove top, microwaves, and toasters.
Laundry: Coin operated washers and dryers are conveniently located in the residence halls. Residents may use quarters to purchase wash cycles for $1.50 and dryer cycles for $1.00.
Internet Access and Computers: The hall is equipped with wireless Internet throughout the building and in the rooms. Residents also share use of community computers located in the building.
Cable Television: Each student room is equipped with a color television, basic cable, and a DVD player.
Recreation Room: Residents relax and socialize in the fully furnished recreation room. The recreation room is equipped with a pool table and foosball table as well as a large- screen television. This popular community space is also used for hall programs, events, and activities.
Check-in and Check-out Dates
Check-in: Sunday, June 16, 2013
Check-out: Saturday, July 20, 2013
Applications for PreCollege Housing
- Be sure to check "I am applying for housing" on your PreCollege application. A Housing Application Form will be sent to you upon acceptance into the program.
- Housing assignments are based on gender and the student comments on the housing form. We are unable to provide housing assignment or roommate information prior to move-in.
Things to Bring
Download Things to Bring, a PDF document that summarizes what you may bring to Sutter Hall.