Employee Housing

Sonoma State University is proud to offer employee-housing opportunities including Marina Crossing Apartments, University townhomes and with the Sonoma Land Trust.

Marina Crossing Apartments

Living room and kitchen


Marina Crossing, SSU’s apartment homes offer monthly rental pricing at or below-market rates for the Petaluma, Rohnert Park, and Santa Rosa areas and flexible leasing terms for SSU employees. Marina Crossing Apartments include 90 living spaces ranging from studios to three-bedroom apartments.

SSU employees receive special pricing for Marina Crossing Apartments. Please note rates listed on the Marina Crossing Apartments website are market rates for non-SSU employees. Monthly leasing rates are listed below for SSU employees. For specific unit pricing, please contact Marina Crossing leasing office at (707) 283-0888 and share that you are an SSU employee.

Move-In Special

Move-in Special for new residents now through September 30, 2020: Two months of FREE rent for SSU employees.* Current tenants can take advantage of this offer upon renewal of an existing lease.**

About Marina Crossing

The housing community is a short distance from Sonoma State University and provides the perfect blend of modern living with the historic charm and urban energy of Petaluma. Steps away from the Petaluma Marina and Shollenberger Park and a short distance to downtown Petaluma, residents will have immediate access to Sonoma County’s outdoors and the exciting art, food and entertainment of Petaluma’s thriving downtown. The Marina Crossing Apartments are the ideal location for connecting a rich and dynamic lifestyle, with a satisfying career.

The apartment community amenities include a fitness room, clubhouse, bike and kayak storage, parcel lockers, covered parking, electric car-charging stations, an outdoor lounge area with a fire pit, barbecue grills and a bocce ball court. The apartments are pet-friendly with amenities for your cat and dog including a nearby pet park.

Monthly leasing rates for SSU employees range from: 

Studio: $1,450 - $1,575 

1 bedroom: $1,899 - $2,195  

1 bedroom + den: $2,015 - $2,095  

2 bedroom: $2,200 - $2,580 

3 bedroom: $2,900 - $3,100 

* One year contract required. Early termination penalties may apply.
** One year contract renewal required. Early termination penalties may apply. New security deposit rates may apply.

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