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Napa, Santa Rosa Community Colleges Join Nearly Dozen in California Creating Housing for Students



by Cheryl Sarfaty

Want more evidence that times are changing? Look no further than college life.

It wasn’t so long ago when community colleges were primarily considered commuter colleges, and students wanting to live on campus would have to attend a University of California (UC) or California State University (CSU) campus.

But nowadays, 11 of the state’s 114 community colleges have added on-campus housing, and three more are in various stages of development. One already underway is Orange Coast College in Southern California; the other two are in the development process — and happen to be in the North Bay: Napa Valley College and Santa Rosa Junior College.

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