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 2020 - 2021 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 April 10th, at 10 AM pst
    Current Residents opens April 10th, at 10 AM pst. Deadline by May 1st.
    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 2020

Application Information

Application will open on Wednesday March 13th 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 University Housing for the summer, you must be enrolled in a CSULB university course during one of the following summer sessions. 

1st 6-Week Session (Session 1) - $2,058 Classes - Tuesday, May 26 - Thursday, July 2
Move In Day: Sunday, May 24 Noon-5pm
Move Out Day: Friday, July 3 8am -11am
12-Week Session (Full Session) - $4,116 Classes - Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, August 14
Move In Day: Sunday, May 24 Noon-5pm
Move Out Day: Saturday, August 15 8am -11am
2nd 6-Week Session (Session 2) - $2,058 Classes - Monday, July 6 - Friday, August 14
Move In Day: Sunday, July 5 Noon-5pm
Move Out Day: Saturday, August 15 8am - 11am