Eligibility

Rental Eligibility Priorities*

 
Additional rental programs may be available for qualifying Stanford faculty and staff. Please refer to the Rental Housing Programs Eligibility Criteria document for more information.

 

 

According to Stanford University's guidelines, the following people are eligible to live at Stanford West Apartments:

1st Priority - Faculty & Eligible Staff

  1A

  • Tenure and Non-Tenure Line (includes SLAC and VA)  
  • Senior Fellow Members of Academic Council at Special Policy Centers and Institutes 
  • Senior Fellows at the Hoover Institution  
  • Medical Center Line (MCL)  
  • Clinician Educators (includes Professor (full), Associate Professor and Assistant Professor) 
  • N11 and N99 Staff  
  • Acting and Visiting Faculty

  1B

  • Public Safety Officers employed by Stanford 

  1C

  • Other Staff employed by Stanford University or SLAC (includes Retired Faculty on Recalled Duty) 
  • Clinical Instructors
  • Academic Postdocs (also known as Clinical or Research Fellows) 
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics Medical Residents

2nd Priority

  2A

  • Stanford Hospital & Clinics (Employees and interns)

  2B

  • Visiting Academics (7) (includes Fellow, Researcher, Scholar, as well as visitors to the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences - CASBS)

  2C

  • Employed on Stanford Lands (includes Stanford Shopping Center, Welch Road, and Research Park)

3rd Priority

 

  • Employees within the city limits of Palo Alto or Menlo Park, or individuals age 62 or older who live in either of the two cities.

4th Priority

 

  • All other households who do not meet the above criteria.

 

* Qualifying Employment: must be employed at least 30 hours per week (75% FTE) at or above the minimum wage during the entire lease term. Lease term cannot exceed duration of Qualifying Employment. Currently your eligibility priority must fall within categories 1a thru 2b.

 

Additional rental programs may be available for qualifying Stanford faculty and staff. Please refer to the Rental Housing Programs Eligibility Criteria document for more information.