University Housing

How to Apply

Getting Started on Your Housing Application

The University Housing Fall 2022 application will be open on Wednesday February 16th, 2022.

The 2022-2023 Chico State University Housing application will open to new students February 16, 2022. Apply and submit intent to enroll to the university by April 16, 2022, to be entered into the housing priority placement lottery. Students who apply for housing and/or submit intent to enroll after April 16, 2022, will receive housing confirmation based on first come first serve basis.

To apply click the Apply for Housing button on the left hand side of the screen.

Have Questions?

Attend a Virtual Info Session

We will be hosting multiple info sessions. 

Register to attend one of our University Housing Info Sessions.

Find out about what we offer, information on the application process for the 2022-23 school year, and why living with us is a great experience!

Before Applying for Housing

Get Admitted to California State University, Chico

  • Complete and submit your application for  admission to Chico State.
  • After being accepted, activate your CSU, Chico Account. You can activate your portal account by going to the CSU Chico home page , click PORTAL near the top of the page and follow the New Student Account link.

Learn About Our Communities

When you fill out the housing application we will ask you for your preferred communities make sure you learn about our Communities before you apply.

Read our License Agreement

You will sign this legally binding while filling out the application.  Once signed you are bound to the terms and conditions.

Review our Room and Board Rates

Housing payments are due in 8 installments (4 per semester).  Please carefully review the published rates and installment due dates.

Read our Policy Guide

You will be expected to abide by all University Housing policies. Failure to do so could result in termination of your license agreement.

Review the Housing Application Timeline

This is where you will learn about when you will get to participate in roommate matching, get your room assignment, enter the parking lottery, and more.

Why Live in University Housing?

We know that this year has presented multiple challenges, but we're here to make sure your housing isn't one of them! University Housing provides 24/7 on-call professional staff, reliable high-speed Internet, meal plan included and all utilities are included. Also, no credit check or cosigner is required!

University Housing welcomes all students to apply.  Whitney, Sutter, Shasta, Lassen, Esken, Mechoopda, and Konkow are where first-time freshmen live.  University Village is where first-time freshman, second-year, and transfer students live.

Click the  Apply for Housing Button, located beneath the left sidebar. You must activate your CSU Chico account beforehand and be sure to allow Pop-Ups in your browser for our site. Once you’ve logged in, fill out all profile questions and preferences.

After Applying

All Done?

Please make sure to check your Chico State Wildcat email often for communications and assignment instructions from University Housing. 

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