ASU campus life

Good grades are important. But good grades paired with unforgettable experiences, true friendships and memories that you'll always cherish can make your college years some of the best years of your life. Take this quiz to find out what kind of college student you could be.

Imagine yourself here

As an ASU student you’ll have exceptional opportunities to meet new people, travel to far away places, explore new subjects and discover all that learning has to offer. And since you’ll be in or near the nation's fifth-largest city with some of the most beautiful weather you could ask for, you can enjoy professional sporting events, arts and culture, and outdoor life, while taking advantage of the close proximity to major employers. ASU and the Phoenix area really do have it all.

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Your community of support

College courses can be intense, which is why ASU provides extra support for you and your classmates. You’ll have access to free tutoring, the writing centers, first-year coaches and mentors, and career advisors. Your mental well-being is important, and ASU's counseling center offers 24/7 support. The ASU community is always ready to rally around you and your success.




I chose to come to ASU because the second that I toured the campus, I just felt so in love. After visiting multiple campuses, it was indisputable that ASU was the most beautiful, the one that cared about it's students the most, was going to take care of me and is a place where I would feel proud to be a graduate.

Bonnie G. Biochemistry major from Peoria, Ariz.



Frequently asked questions about campus life

What are the benefits of living on campus?

Living on campus means you’re just steps away from your classes, professors, libraries, computer labs, tutoring centers and everything else ASU offers to help you succeed. In addition to learning to live independently, studies reveal that students who live on campus do better academically and are more likely to graduate than their peers who live off campus.

What should I expect as a first-year student living on campus?

As a first-year student living on campus you’ll be placed in a residential college — a community of other students in your major who live on the same floor. You’ll have built-in friends and study partners starting your first day of college.

Are first-year students allowed to live off campus?

First-year students are expected to live on campus, and housing is guaranteed for all first-year students. If you don’t plan to take advantage of living on campus, you must notify ASU by specifying it on your to-do list, which you’ll find in My ASU.

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