University Housing

How to Apply

Getting Started on Your Housing Application

The University Housing 2021-2022 application will be open on April 5, 2021 at 10 AM.

Students may apply for University Housing any time after April 5, 2021 at 10 AM.  In order to qualify for the priority placement lottery, students must have completed the housing application and submitted an Intent to Enroll to the University by end of the day May 1, 2021.  Students who apply after the May 1 deadline will be assigned a room space on a first come first served basis or will be placed on a wait list.   

To qualify for priority placement lottery, you are required to complete all steps below before end of the day on May 1, 2021: 

FALL 2021 OCCUPANCY UPDATES:

We are excited to announce that that University Housing will provide primarily double rooms (two students per room) with a limited number of single rooms (one student per room).  In order to ensure the safety of our residential students and our broader community, University Housing will not be offering triple rooms (three students per room) or quad rooms (four students per room).   

Current Residents

Current CSU, Chico University Housing Residents can apply to live at University Village next year beginning on March 22, 2021 @ 10 AM. Students who lived with us in Spring 2021 and apply by May 1, 2021 will be guaranteed a room at UV for 2021-2022.  Keep an eye on your Wildcat email for further details.

Former Residents

Former CSU, Chico University Housing Residents can apply to live at University Village next year beginning on March 22, 2021 @ 10 AM.  Former Residents who apply by May 1, 2021 will be entered into our Priority Lottery for a room at UV for 2021-2022.  Keep an eye on your Wildcat email for further details.

Have Questions?

Register to attend the University Housing Q&A Sessions

We will be hosting drop-in Q&A sessions.  To join click this link to register to attend one of the Q&A sessions.

Register for the University Housing Information Session and Tour

Join us for a live virtual presentation and tour of Chico State's Residential halls and Suites. 

Find out about what we offer, information on the application process for the 2021-22 school year, and why we believe living with us will be 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 http://www.csuchico.edu, click PORTAL near the top of the page and follow the New Student Account link.

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.

Your application is also your legal contract;  make sure you understand your housing application and legal contract (PDF) before you complete it.

Head to our website and look for our 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. 

 Timeline of Housing application dates.

Check out fall application FAQ's