Housing Application Process


housing for academic year 2019-2020

The 2018-2019 Academic Year Housing Application will open in April 2019. Please check back on this page for updates coming next semester!



 housing for Spring 2019


Space may be available for students looking to move in for the Spring 2019 semester. Applications will be available starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

All interested students are encouraged to start an application in the CSUF Student Housing Portal by logging in and choosing "Student Housing Application - Spring" from the menu bar. Spaces will be offered on a case-by-case basis based on availability.


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for all students applying for student housing:

  1. Explore our website to learn more about our housing options and theme community programs.
  2. Thoroughly read the following once they become available:
  3. Set up your Cal State Fullerton Email - Begin checking your Cal State Fullerton email once you have been admitted.  You will receive corresondence from the Housing and Residential Engagement Office only at this email address. For more information, please visit the Student Registration website Opens in new window .
  4. If you are under the age of 18 when completing the online Housing Application, you should be prepared to have your parent or guardian complete the electronic signature. Your Housing Application will not be complete until the electronic signed document is received.
  5. Gather information to have available when completing the application.
    • Emergency Contact Information – You will be asked to supply emergency contact information which includes name, telephone, mail and email addresses.
    • Meal Plan Choice - Read through the information provided on the website and the Student Housing License Agreement PDF File Opens in new window documents to decide which meal plan fits you best. 
    • Room Type Choice - Continuing, New Transfers, Graduate, and International Students will be prompted to select Double or Single Apartments. Please note room type choices are not guaranteed. 
    • Theme Community Preference –  For more information, please visit the available theme communities Opens in new window . Please note that these are preferences only and are not guaranteed. Eligibility is based on available space and other criteria that vary by theme community.
    • Meningococcal Disease and Vaccine Information - You will be asked to report your vaccination history.
    • Grad Guard Renters Insurance - Housing and Residential Engagement highly recommends that students consider Renters Insurance to protect their belongings. This insurance is optional.