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Summer Housing

Summer Housing

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Stay in San Francisco during the Summer

San Francisco Conservatory of Music offers non-SFCM student interns short term summer accommodations at The Bowes Center in the Civic Center district. With a Walk Score of 100 out of 100 the Bowes Center is considered a “walker’s paradise”. Occupants and residents can run daily errands without any need for single-occupancy vehicle. Located one block from major Muni bus lines, and within walking distance to Symphony, Opera, Ballet, SFJAZZ as well as Hayes Valley, Japantown and downtown.


Bowes Center for Performing Arts


Rooms include four- and three-person suites. Each unit includes:

  • Living room with table, chairs, and a couch

  • Kitchenette with a microwave oven, refrigerator, and a freezer

  • Meraki WiFi

  • Individually controlled heat and air conditioning

Community Amenities 

  • A student lounge with café and study spaces

  • Front door security 24/7

  • Practice rooms on each floor (Note that this is in addition to the practicing permitted in student units)

  • 24/7 access to practice and rehearsal spaces with self-recording capabilities on academic floors

  • A student resource center for individual studying and group meetings

  • A roof terrace with views of historic San Francisco City Hall and Civic Center

  • Laundry facilities on each floor

  • On-site bike storage

Availability and Eligibility

  • Minimum stay is 30 days.

  • Per the City of San Francisco occupancy requirements all Summer Interns must be enrolled in an accredited post secondary institution for either the current Summer or upcoming Fall term/semester.

Earliest Move-in date (on or after) Latest Move-out date (on or before)
June 1, 2023 August 5, 2023


UNIT TYPE Per Night(per bed) Average Monthly
Double in a 2 Bedroom Unit $50 $1,500
Single in a 2 Bedroom Apartment $70 $2,100

$25 non-refundable application fee + $500 security deposit required. 30 days prior to your departure you will be charged a non-refundable cleaning fee of $125.00.

Vaccine Requirement

All residents must provide proof of vaccination and booster (if eligible) upon arrival. No exceptions.

Virtual Tour Housing


Student Lounge and Cafe


Rooftop terrace



Bowes Center Housing