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Life at the Downtown Phoenix campus (Arizona State University - ASU)

Off-Campus Housing

There are many off-campus housing options around ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus. Printed and electronic off-campus housing guides are available to help you find the right fit. Or, there is a simple online search tool that lets you review nearby housing options and make the choice that best suits your lifestyle.


There are countless dining options on the ASU Downtown Campus. Thunderbird students can choose from dining halls, fast casual restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and markets. Plus, there are unlimited international cuisine options around the downtown campus that welcome your visits!

Regional Nights

At Thunderbird, cultural diversity is celebrated and put on full display during "Regional Nights" organized by the Thunderbird Student Government. Regional Nights happen at least once each semester and celebrate the food, culture, traditions, art and performance of a particular region of the world.

Student Clubs

Student life at Thunderbird is built around social, professional and cultural activities—many of which are organized and hosted by students themselves. Through a wide range of student clubs, T-birds bring the spirit of cultural unity and global citizenship alive.

Thunderbird Tribune

Keep up to date on Thunderbird activites and announcements with the Thunderbird Tribune, the weekly newsletter for the student community. You'll find social events, administration updates, important announcements and more in the Thunderbird Tribune.

Fitness Options

Thunderbird students have full access to ASU’s Sun Devil Fitness opportunities, which includes a variety of recreation, fitness and sport opportunities that include intramurals, group fitness, personal training, sport clubs and instructional classes. These activities enhance your educational experience by promoting healthy lifestyles, building community and enabling student success.

Health & Wellness

ASU Health & Counseling Services are available for any student, regardless of your race, gender, sexual orientation, age, student status, religion, ability, size, financial situation, the issue you're dealing with or whether you've had health care before. Follow Sun Devil Health on Facebook.


The Downtown Phoenix campus Library offers a full, rich research collection of the entire ASU Library, both in print and online. Students, faculty, and staff have access to over 275 research databases and almost 50,000 full text electronic journals which are available both on and off campus. Plus exclusive services are available for graduate students.


ASU provides a safe, healthy, and secure environment on each of its campuses. Maintaining a healthy and secure campus community for students, staff, and faculty means knowing what to do in the event of an emergency and having the right tools to respond. Check out the security and safety resources available to all Thunderbird students. Download the ASU Security Report.