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Application Checklist and Deadlines

Housing Dates and Deadlines

Summer 2014* 
Priority Application DateMarch 1 - April 1, 2014
Security Deposit Due DateApril 18, 2014
1st Rent Payment Due DateMay 16, 2014
Official Move-in DateMay 30, 2014
2014-15 Academic Year* 
Priority Application Dates

March 1- April 15, 2014 for CONTINUING CSUDH students

March 1-May 15, 2014 for NEW CSUDH students

Security Deposit Due DateMay 30, 2014
1st Rent Payment Due DateJuly 1, 2014
Official Move-in Dates

August 18, 2014 for 1st-Year Students

August 20, 2014 for Upperclass Students new to Housing

August 22, 2014 for Returning Housing Residents


* All dates subject to change

Housing Application Checklist

STEP 1: Make Sure You're Eligible

To be eligible for University Housing, you must:

  • Be an admitted undergraduate or graduate student for the term you are applying for.
  • Have filed your Intent to Enroll form for the term for which you've been admitted. Log in to My.CSUDH.EDU and go to Application Status, Accept/Decline and then select I Accept Admission or I Decline Admission.

Current students may apply for housing, as long as they are enrolled for the upcoming term.

Housing does not accommodate families or children.

STEP 2: Apply Online

Apply online and print a copy for your records. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Be sure to:

  • Apply as early as possible, since housing is limited and spots are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Apply before the priority application date. For the 2014-15 Academic Year, the priority application deadline will be May 15, 2014 for new transfer and first-year students, and April 15, 2014 for returning or continuing students.

Students who apply after the priority date will be added to a waiting list and considered on a space-available basis.

STEP 3: Submit Your $30 Application Fee within 5 Days of Submitting Your Housing Application

To complete your housing application, you must pay your housing application fee of $30.00 online at My.CSUDH.EDU or by mailing a check or money order (payable to CSUDH Housing) to:

CSUDH Cashier's Office

1000 East Victoria Street

Carson, CA 90747

Your housing application fee must be paid within 5 working days in order for your application to be considered for on-campus housing. Please note: it may take up to 48 hours for this fee to appear in your My.CSUDH.EDU account.

STEP 4: Submit $300 Security Deposit

Students who apply by the priority filing date noted above will be asked to submit a security deposit to confirm their place in housing. . After you've received this notice, you may pay your deposit online at My.CSUDH.EDU or by mailing a check or money order (payable to CSUDH Housing) to:

CSUDH Cashier's Office

1000 East Victoria Street

Carson, CA 90747

  • Please wait until University Housing contacts you before sending in the security deposit.
  • Please ensure the student's name and Student ID number is noted on the check.
  • The security deposit MUST be received by the deadline in order to hold your space in University Housing.
  • The security deposit deadline for the 2014-15 Academic Year will be May 30, 2014. 
  • Students will be accommodated in housing, based upon the receipt of their security deposit, on a first-come, first-served basis.

STEP 5: Enroll before May 30, 2014 for Summer 2014 or July 1, 2014 for the 2014-15 Academic Year.

All University Housing students must be enrolled at least part-time by the dates noted above for the term they're applying for, or risk losing their reserved space in Housing.

Non-Discrimination Policy

CSUDH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution which does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual preference, age, disability or handicap, disabled veterans or Vietnam Era veterans' status. This policy is applicable to all employment practices, admission of students, educational programs and activities.

Inquiries concerning this policy may be referred to the Office of Human Resources Management: WH A-340, (310) 243-3771.