New Students

Live On Campus at CSUDH!

Forget about commuting -- when you live on campus at CSUDH, classes are just a short walk away! University Housing is proud to provide a safe, inclusive living experience for CSUDH students that promotes independence, maximizes their educational experience, and facilitates personal development through well-maintained housing facilities. We strive to create an environment that enhances personal, social, cultural, intellectual, and professional development within the university environment. We promote support services to a diverse community, by providing high-quality collaborative programs and services that support CSUDH's academic mission. Below are links to helpful information for new students considering living on campus

How to Apply for Housing

We've got detailed instructions on how to apply for on-campus housing at CSUDH -- including everything from a step-by-step guide to a list of all important dates and deadlines.

Accommodation Details

Discover all the details about CSUDH on-campus accommodations. Floor plans, photos, and video clips show you the ins and outs of the different types of accommodations we offer: one-, two-, thee-bedroom apartments and, coming soon*, a new 170-room residence hall.

*Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, the opening of our new residence hall has been postponed from Fall 2020 to a future date to be determined.

How Much Does It Cost?

Find complete information about the costs of living on campus at CSUDH, including details on cancelling housing and obtaining refunds.

Housing FAQ

We've got the answers to all your questions about on-campus housing, with information on roommates, financial aid, meal plans, and more.

Care Package Program

University Housing sponsors a Care Package program for our students. These thoughtful packages are jam-packed with snacks and other goodies, and are a great way to show your special Toro how much you care! 

Order one of these healthy, delicious care packages as a Toro Welcome Package today at: 

From this link, you can also order one of our multi-package plans and send great care packages for the entire school year. Our Grand Slam plan includes packages for Welcome, Halloween, Fall and Spring Term Finals.

*If a package is visible on the website at the time of ordering, the package is still available to be ordered.*

Housing Dates and Deadlines

SUMMER 2020* 

Priority Application DatesMarch 18 - April 15, 2020
Security Deposit Due DateN/A
1st Fee Payment Due DateMay 11, 2020
Official Move-in DateN/A


 Priority Application Dates

  • March 18 - May 1, 2020 for RETURNING/CONTINUING CSUDH students.
  • March 18 - June 1, 2020 for NEW CSUDH students.

Security Deposit Due Date


1st Fee Payment Due Date


Official Move-in Dates

  • Thursday, August 20, 2020 for NEW CSUDH students (first-years and transfers).
  • Saturday, August 22, 2020 for RETURNING/CONTINUING CSUDH students (returning Housing residents and continuing students new to Housing).

* All dates are subject to change.

* Summer 2020 Housing is open ONLY to students who are currently living in Housing. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we will not be able to offer a space to anyone not already in Housing. 

NOTE: Due to significantly reduced occupancy for Fall 2020, we have not yet requested a Security Deposit or a Fee Payment from 2020-21 applicants. Once we determine who is eligible and authorized to live on campus this fall, Housing will contact those applicants and request their deposit and fee payment at that time. Our current timeline is mid-July 2020, but this is subject to change.

Applications received after the above-noted priority application dates will be waitlisted and considered for Spring 2021 housing at the earliest.

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, located in Welch Hall, Room A-340, (310) 243-3771.

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