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Admissions to CSULB

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University Residence Halls

The campus residence hall complex consists of 18 halls and accommodates 1,962 residents, including an International House complex which houses 86 students. All halls are coeducational and the majority of rooms are intended for double occupancy.

Residents may apply to reside in two-story halls utilizing suite designs or more traditional halls which have double rooms on either side of a long corridor. Halls are available with Regular Quiet Hours or Very Quiet Hours and residents may select 12 or 19 meals per week. A limited number of regular single rooms are available. The room and board rate is approximately $6,800-$7,200 depending on the accommodations and meal plans selected.

Applications for the academic year are accepted between March 3 and April 11. Housing spaces will be assigned in application order. Licenses will need to be printed and mailed with payment between by April 18 for all students who apply by the priority deadline of April 11. The license agreement and payment must be received in the Housing Office by 5:00 p.m. on April 18 to retain priority ranking in application order. Students who apply after April 11 or licenses received after April 18 will be placed on a first-paid, first-served waiting list. Applications are available online at

Off-Campus Housing

An off-campus housing website is available to provide the maximum amount of information on vacant rental properties in the surrounding community while minimizing the time required to do a search. The website features comprehensive rental information including photographs, virtual tours and driving instructions. Searching the database may be refined as needed - for example, by neighborhood or by price range - and is free to students, faculty and staff. Students also may use the site to list vacant rental property or to look for a roommate to share accommodations. The website is provided as a service to CSULB by My Ideal Home Network and may be viewed at