Life in Sacramento


California's capital university is in the heart of the state's political, economic, and cultural center. Our students come here to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others, to find and develop their passions, and to live those passions beyond the classroom.

Take a walk along the snaking, tree-lined pathways to find students poring over papers spread out on cafe tables, lounging in vast, grassy quads, and heading to any of the hundreds of on-campus events each semester. Beyond campus, Sacramento – the nation's "Farm to Fork" capital – is home to a one-of-a-kind gastronomic scene, prominent professional sports franchises, a vibrant arts and music culture, and exciting nightlife. Natural amenities on and off campus offer outdoor adventures of every sort: Biking and hiking trails, rivers, lakes, and mountains make up the city's backyard.

Check out what Sac State and the Sacramento region have to offer:

Housing Options
HOUSING

Information regarding on and off-campus University housing, as well as resources for finding your own housing.

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Parking and Transportation
PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

Information regarding on-campus parking, as well as local and regional transportation options.

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Campus Dining Options
DINING OPTIONS

From pizza to sushi, there are a variety of on-campus and nearby dining options to choose from.

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The Well
THE WELL

From fitness and recreation to the Student Health & Counseling Center, The Well offers a wealth of resources to the campus community.

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University Union
THE UNIVERSITY UNION

As the center of campus life, the University Union is a hub for a variety of dining and entertainment options.

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Athletics
ATHLETICS

With 21 intercollegiate athletic teams, there are plenty of sports to watch.

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