Housing and Meal Plans

Housing Options

Two types of housing are offered to students at CDSP: Single dormitory-style rooms and one- to four-bedroom apartments.

Parsons Hall on the CDSP campus offers single rooms with basic furniture in a dormitory-style building, with shared bathrooms, coin laundry and kitchenette facilities. Rooms at Parsons for the academic year are available at $2,490 per semester for CDSP students.

Unfurnished apartments with one- to four-bedrooms are available in Nichols Hall, a CDSP-owned apartment building, one block from the CDSP campus at 1700 Le Roy Avenue.

Some housing in both Parsons and Nichols is available for non-CDSP students. For rates please contact CDSP Operations Manager Melville Hayes-Martin at 510-204-0705.

Nichols Hall rents range from $1285 (studio) to $ 2,225 per month (four bedroom).

Dining and Meal Plans

CDSP features GTU Consortial Dining in D’Autremont Dining Hall, located on the Pacific School of Religion campus, just south of the CDSP campus.

The dining hall is open Monday – Friday. It is closed on Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

Unlimited Meal Plan

Resident: $2,110 per semester

This plan is open to everyone, even those not living in a dorm. Participants receive unlimited entry and “all you can eat” five days a week throughout each semester.

Block Program: 25-meal Plan

This meal plan is designed for commuters, faculty, staff and students living in other on-campus housing. It offers 25 meals for $213.00. Block programs are good weekdays only.

Unused meals expire at the end of each semester.

D’Autremont dining features:

  • Buffet meals
  • House made soups
  • Vegetarian options
  • 25 item salad bar
  • House made desserts
  • à la carte items

Hours and walk-in prices (as of January 15, 2019), Monday – Friday:

Lunch: $11.00, 11:30 am until 1:30 pm

Dinner:  CLOSED

Meal Cards

  • 5 meal card: $46 ($9.20 per meal)
  • 20 meal card: $175 ($8.75 per meal)

Students are permitted to take any of their meals to go instead of eating in the facility. Obtain a take-out container from the cashier when first entering the dining room.

Dietary Needs
Individuals with particular dietary needs or restrictions should inform D’Autremont management, which will attempt make accommodations.

Dining Policies and Procedures
One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:

  • Valid meal card is required at each meal attended.
  • Meal cards may only be used by person to whom it is issued.
  • Meal cards can be used for guests if accompanied by the owner of the card.

Seconds Anyone?
Meals at are always “all you care to eat.” In an effort to reduce food waste, please consider selecting only one entree at a time. You are always welcome to come back for more helpings.

Contact Us!
We invite and encourage you to contact us with questions, comments or suggestions. Please share your feedback, comments and or suggestions in person or by e-mail. Andrew Maxon, Chef/Manager, 510-849-8282.