Cogswell Student Housing


Welcome To Campus-Sponsored Housing!

Here at Cogswell, it is our mission in Student Life to provide a housing program that creates a safe, supportive and inclusive living-learning community that fosters the academic success and personal growth of each resident student through purposeful programs and services that compliments the educational experience at Cogswell Polytechnical College.

We encourage you to make the most of your experience in the apartment complex. Get to know the resident assistant staff living in the apartment complex. They are there to help you and watch out for your best interests. Get involved! Learn as much as you can from the people living around you. Take advantage of activities and programs offered in the apartment complex.

Housing Application & Terms of Agreement

Please fill in, print, and submit your Housing Application and Resident's Terms & Agreement.

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Common Questions & Answers

Where is School-Sponsored Housing located?

Students are housed at four local apartment complexes: Eaves of Sunnyvale, Windsor Ridge, Windsor by Mission Pointe and the Montclaire. All five complexes offer 2 and 3 bedroom apartments in Sunnyvale. These complexes are no more than 7 miles from campus and the campus is less than 1/4 mile from the Baypointe Light Rail station. The apartments have ample storage, assigned parking, pool, fitness room, washers and dryers in each apartment, and discounts to local attractions.

What's included in my housing fee & in the apartment?

Each student housing package consists of rent for the term (4 months); furniture (twin bed, dresser, nightstand, desk, sofa and chair, dining table with chairs, and lamps.); electricity (up to $100 per month); water and sewer; and an RA program (peer mentoring, free student activities, etc.). Students are responsible for making their own phone, internet, and cable TV arrangements.

What is the Cost of Student Housing?

Housing fees for each term are due at registration. The price for housing is $4,000 per semester.

Eligible students are guaranteed a space in a shared room. Students with special concerns should inform the Housing Office when applying for student housing.

A $100 non-refundable Housing Application Fee is required of all housing students and must be sent in full with the housing application in order to reserve a space. If you are unable to provide this fee at the time of application, please contact the Housing Office and a deferment may be arranged. Please contact your Financial Aid Advisor at 408.498.5100 or at

Upon check out, apartment condition will be assessed. Any damages found to be the result of student behavior or to be in excess of what would be considered the normal “wear and tear” of the space will be assessed to the responsible party. Damages that result from all students in residence will be divided accordingly. Any appeals to student damage charges should be submitted in writing to the Dean of Students within 1 week of the charge posting to the student account.

Who is Eligible for Student Housing?

All students are eligible for student housing as long as you are enrolled in at least 9 credits in the Fall and Spring semesters. Summer housing is also available regardless if you are enrolled in summer classes but you must be registered for classes the upcoming Fall semester. In order to make the transition to college a little less stressful, Student Life offers housing for students at any time during your academic years at Cogswell.

What Should I Bring to College Housing?

The following guide has been provided to give students and families information regarding the furniture and appliances provided in each apartment, as well as a suggested list of items to pack. Download it here.

When Can I Move in?

New Student move-in will take place on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 beginning at 9:00am. All students will receive notification of their housing assignment in early August. Please check your email for this notification.

Returning Student move-in will take place on Saturday, September 5, 2015 beginning at 9:00am. All returning students will receive notification of their housing assignment in early August. Please check your Cogswell College email for this notification.


To receive more information on student housing, please contact Brittany Bogle in the Office of Student Life at (408) 498-5137 or email: