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Housing

University-Owned Housing

If you choose to live in University owned housing, University Village is recommended for International Students. University Village offers a cluster of four bedrooms sharing two bathrooms and one kitchen. Students who are admitted to the University can begin applying for University Housing on April 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester. For more information and for the online application, visit http://www.csuchico.edu/hfs/. If you have housing questions after reviewing the web site please contact:

University Housing Office

Phone: 530-898-6325, identify yourself as an
international student.
Email: uhfsdesk@csuchico.edu.

Due to limited space in University housing, it is suggested you apply as early as possible.

ATTENTION! PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE MOVE-OUT DATE FOR UNIVERSITY HOUSING IS THE LAST DAY OF THE SEMESTER. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO PLAN AHEAD AND SECURE ALTERNATE OR TEMPORARY HOUSING IF NEEDED.

International House

Each year, seven international women, typically freshman, and seven U.S. women live together in the International House (in Konkow Dormitory) on the CSU, Chico campus. This is a unique opportunity to learn about U.S. culture and make friends. For more information, please contact Eva Kennedy at eykennedy@csuchico.edu.  

Housing not owned by the University

There are many options for renting privately owned apartments, houses, and rooms. If you choose this option you will want to arrive in Chico two to three weeks before class begins to make housing arrangements. There are many units available with in easy walking or biking distance of campus. This partial list may help you research your options before arriving in Chico:

Local newspapers:

http://www.chicoer.com/classifieds
http://chico.newsreview.com/gyrobase/classifieds/index

Off campus housing sites:

http://chico.craigslist.com
http://www.csuchico.edu/housing/housingOptions/offCampus/index.shtml

http://www.apartmentlist.com/ca/chico#map

http://www.AcaciaApts.com/

http://www.eatonvillageapartments.com/

http://www.theglenbrookapts.com/

http://theforestparkapts.com/

Off campus private dormitory

http://www.craighall.com

Property management companies

http://www.rsc-associates.com

http://www.nvpm.net/

http://www.hignell.com/

http://www.gatewayapartments.com/

Temporary Housing

For a few days before the beginning of the fall semester, we are able to offer temporary on-campus housing at a very reasonable price. See the Arrival Information Form in your packet for more information. If you are arriving for the spring semester, or are accompanied by family members, it is important that you make hotel reservations in advance of your arrival.