Santa Clara is one of our smaller residence halls offering double and deluxe single accommodations, housing only 170 residents, and is a twin facility to Alvarado. Santa Clara offers a friendly, student-oriented community, housing our Global Focus Living Learning Program where international and national students live together and exchange great friendship and experiences. Santa Clara is located next to La Posada Dining Hall and the SRC Commons.

  • Double and deluxe single rooms*
  • Built-in shelving and bureau drawers
  • Full kitchen and study lounge on each floor
  • Co-ed living
  • Community bathrooms

*Deluxe Single rooms based on availability.


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Santa Clara Hall

Living Learning Programs

Pet Friendly: While not a Living Learning Community, this is a unique living environment for residents and their approved furry, scaly, or otherwise amphibian friend. Find more information about our pet policies and fees here.

Students with approved ESA or certified service animal may live in any UNM Housing facility, but may also select the option to reside in the pet permitted communities.


Community Association meetings on Tuesday nights at 8:30. Check the signs throughout the buildings for the location. Be there!

Recreation Area

Santa Clara Basement, open 24/7

Front Desk

Santa Clara is served by the West Desk located in Hokona Hall (505) 277-2806

In additional to the unique amenities of each hall, all of our halls include:

  • Free utilities
  • Cable TV
  • Internet/Wifi
  • 24 hour service desk
  • Fully furnished rooms
  • Free laundry facilities
  • 24 hour computer lab w/ free printing