Ponderosa Terrace

An ideal community for upper-classmen that offers a more independent lifestyle with the benefits of living on campus. Each apartment has a kitchen, living room, bathroom and 4-5 single or double occupancy bedrooms. Although Ponderosa is not air conditioned, summer temperatures are usually quite moderate and opening windows generally keeps apartments comfortable. (See tabs at bottom of page for more details).

Starting at $1,230 per semester

  • All utilities & high speed internet included
  • Quick-response maintenance
  • Admittance to community events

Bedroom Furnishings

Each resident is provided the following furniture and fixtures in rooms by University Housing.

  • Standard Twin Bed
  • Mattress Pad
  • Oversized Closet

Living Room Furnishings

  • Full-size sofa
  • MonsterSak

Kitchen Furnishings

  • Storage cabinets
  • Oven/Range
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Table and chairs

Bathroom Furnishings

Each apartment has one bathroom equipped with shower, shower curtain, dual-sink vanity and toilet.

Other Installations

Wireless internet connectivity and cable TV connections are installed in each apartment. Window blinds are mounted throughout the apartment as well.

Personal Items to Bring

  • SUU Student T-Card (required for check-in & obtained at student orientation)
  • Twin-sized bedding (including pillow & bedspread)
  • Towels & wash cloths
  • Clothes hangers
  • Laundry soap
  • Personal items & toiletries

Shared Items to Coordinate

We recommend coordinating with roommates on the following items to avoid excessive duplication.

  • Pots and pans
  • Plates, bowls and cups
  • Dining utensils
  • Cooking gadgets
  • Dish towels/paper towels
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Bathroom rugs
  • Toilet paper
  • Living room TV
  • Kitchen, bathroom & other household cleaners

Discretionary Items

  • Personal computer
  • Bedroom TV
  • Cell phone or phone card

Housekeeping & Maintenance

Residents are responsible for upkeeping their apartment and should stock household cleaners. Resident Assistants provide temporary access to vacuum cleaners upon request. Repairs and regular maintenance of residence halls is performed by University Housing Maintenance. Residents may submit maintenance requests online.

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Ponderosa Terrace residents may optionally choose one of these eight meal plans:

Plan Fall Semester Price Spring Semester Price Total Cost per Academic Year
75 meals/semester + $50 Dining Dollars $660 $660 $1,320
100 meals/semester + $50 Dining Dollars $845 $845 $1,690
125 meals/semester + $75 Dining Dollars $1,130 $1,130 $2,260
150 meals/semester + $25 Dining Dollars $1,340 $1,340 $2,680
10 meals/week + $75 Dining Dollars $1,340 $1,340 $2,680
12 meals/week + $75 Dining Dollars $1,520 $1,520 $3,040
15 meals/week + $100 Dining Dollars $1,620 $1,620 $3,240
19 meals/week + $125 Dining Dollars $1,840 $1,840 $3,680

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

All utilities, high speed internet access, custodial services for common areas, and admission to Residence Hall activities and events are included in room fees.

Room TypeFall Semester Room FeeSpring Semester RoomTotal Room Fees per Academic Year
Double Occupancy Room $1,230 $1,230 $2,460
Single Occupancy Room $1,960 $1,960 $3,920

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Last Update: Friday, March 29, 2013