Apply for Housing


Apply for Housing

Students are encouraged to apply for University Housing once they have been admitted to the university. Remember that University Housing is not guaranteed. Do not make assumptions or rely on information from other students or campus offices. Refer to Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Further questions can be directed to the Housing and Residential Life Office. Thank you for your interest and we welcome you to The Beach!

Housing 2018 - 2019 Academic Year

Application Information

  • Step 1 - In order to apply for housing or to apply for an exemption, you must be admitted to the university and have set-up a MyCSULB account.
  • Step 2 - Begin online application
    New Applicants opens March 12, at 9 AM pst
    Current Residents opens March 19, at 9 AM pst. Deadline by March 29th.
    Application will take 15-20 minutes to complete. Due to high demand the application portal may not be available on your first attempt. We recommend to keep checking back until you are able to apply.
    Application will take 15-20 minutes to complete. Due to high demand the application portal may not be available on your first attempt. We recommend to keep checking back until you are able to apply.
  • Step 3 - *Pay a non-refundable license service fee of $275. Payment is required to complete the application. (Housing priority is based on the date and time the license service fee is paid.)

*If Housing reaches capacity a paid wait list will be created.

Summer 2018

Application Information

Application will open on Wednesday April 4th at 10 a.m.

Applications will be based on first come, first served.
A payment in full will be required in order to be considered for a space. Spaces are limited.

In order to live in Univeristy Housing for the summer, you must be enrolled in a CSULB university course during one of the following summer sessions. 

Session 1 (6 wks) - $1,920 Classes - Tuesday, May 29 - Friday, July 6
Move In Day: Sunday, May 27  Noon-5pm
Move Out Day: Saturday, July 7 8am -11am
Session 1 & 3 (12 wks) - $3,840 Classes - Tuesday, May 29 - Friday, August 17
Move In Day: Sunday, May 27  Noon-5pm
Move Out Day: Friday, August 17  8am -Noon
Session 3 (6 wks) - $1,920 Classes - Monday, July 9 - Friday, August 17
Move In Day: Sunday, July 8   Noon-5pm
Move Out Day: Friday, August 17   8am - Noon