The School of Sustainability Residential Community for Freshmen
The mission of the School of Sustainability Residential Community (SOSRC) is to provide a welcoming and supportive environment for freshmen as they
transition into university life, as well as to help in the development of the
skills needed for academic and personal success.
All freshmen admitted to ASU as majors in the School of Sustainability are
strongly encouraged to join our Residential Community.
The goal of the Community is to help you build a support system of friends,
faculty, and instructional staff to help you succeed in and out of the
classroom. By joining the SOSRC, students have an opportunity to:
get involved in the University’s academic and social life right away
feel a sense of belonging on campus
get to know fellow students in SOS
study and socialize with classmates where you live
get to know and interact informally with faculty on a regular basis
get to know and interact with the instructional staff
learn about campus resources and services that will help you succeed; and
participate in special academic and extracurricular activities such as:
coffee with the School Director
field trips (experiential learning activities)
campus sustainability projects
How to Apply to Live in SOSRC
Once admitted to ASU, log into MyASU and under University Housing
preferences – select the School of Sustainability Residential Community as your
Make appropriate deposits or payments by deadlines to University Housing to
reserve your space.
Established in 2006, the School of Sustainability’s mission is to educate a new generation of scholars and practitioners and create innovative modes of scholarship by bringing together people from multiple disciplines, leaders, and stakeholders to develop practical solutions to the most pressing sustainability challenges.
School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
Mailing Address: PO Box 875502, Tempe, AZ 85287-5502
Shipping Address: 800 S Cady Mall, Tempe, AZ 85281 • Map
Phone: (480) 727-6963 • Fax: (480) 965-8087 • Site contact