Transfer Residential Communities in Braiden, Allison and Summit Halls

Orientation and Transition Programs, in collaboration with Residence Life, is pleased to offer an exciting living opportunity for transfer students. The Transfer Residential Community, housed in Braiden, Allison, and Summit Halls, is a great option for transfer students who are new to CSU. This community focuses on easing your transition to CSU by enhancing connections with other students and the campus. It has all the convenience of living on campus plus the benefit of living with others who can relate to the transfer student experience.
To be a part of this great experience you must indicate your interest in living in this community on the Housing Application.

The transfer floors fill up in the fall, but occasionally a limited number of spots become available in the spring semester. If you are starting in the spring and you are interested in the transfer floors, please contact Residence Life to see if spots are available.

Members of the Transfer Community in Braiden, Allison and Summit Halls will have the opportunity to:

  • Live with a group of individuals who share common experiences and needs as transfer students
  • Make direct connection to transfer resources though Transfer Programs @ CSU
  • Interact with a Transfer Transition Leader trained specifically to work with the unique needs and wants of transfer students
  • Participate in programming and resources designed with transfer students in mind

Benefits of living in Allison Hall: 

  • Community-style rooms with double-as-single option 
  • Close to academic campus, College of Business, and Lory Student Center 
  • Dining center featuring Spoons Soup & Salads! 

Benefits of living in Braiden Hall: 

  • Newly renovated building and student programming space 
  • Located on the new fourth floor addition, featuring premium suite rooms
  • Close to academic campus and library 
  • Dining center located in building

Benefits of living in Summit Hall:

  • One of the newer buildings on campus, first opened in 2004.
  • Suite-style rooms with double and single options.
  • Air-conditioned.
  • LEED Gold Certified (sustainable building certification).
  • Nearby to Academic Village and Ram's Horn dining center.
  • Adjacent to other returning and non-first year communities.

Requirements for living in the Transfer Community:

  • Apply and be selected for an on-campus housing option though Housing and Dining Services
  • Applicants must be transferring to CSU from either at community college or another higher education institution
  • Actively participate to create a positive and meaningful living environment for all community members

For more information contact Brett Caskey, Coordinator for Transition Programs at (970) 491-6011 or