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Housing Events Committee

Discover the advantages that come with living on campus.

Apply for housing now through our new University Housing Portal. 

Application Checklist and Deadlines

Housing Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2014* 
Priority Application DateOctober 1 - November 15, 2013
Security Deposit Due DateNovember 29, 2013
1st Rent Payment Due DateDecember 13, 2013
Official Move-in DateMay 31, 2013
2013-14 Academic Year* 
Priority Application DateMarch 15-April 30, 2013
Security Deposit Due DateMay 17, 2013
1st Rent Payment Due DateJuly 1, 2013
Official Move-in DateAugust 19, 2013

* 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.

Married couples may apply for a one-bedroom apartment as long as one spouse is an admitted student who meets the above criteria. Each spouse must submit an online application, and rental fees are per person. Housing does not accommodate 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 2013-14 Academic Year, it will be April 30, 2013; for Spring 2014, it will be November 15, 2013.

Students who apply after the priority filing date will be placed on 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 for the 2013-14 Academic Year is May 17, 2013; the security deposit deadline for Spring 2014 is November 29, 2013.
  • 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 July 1, 2013 for the Academic Year, or before January 3, 2014 for Spring 2014

All housing students must be enrolled at least half-time for the Fall 2013 term by July 1, 2013. Spring 2014 applicants but be enrolled by January 3, 2014.

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 C-495, (310) 243-3771.