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 at 10 AM.

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, 2021, to be entered into the housing priority placement lottery. Students who apply for housing and/or submit intent to enroll after April 16, 2021, will receive housing confirmation based on first come first serve basis.

The University Housing Spring 2022 application is currently open.

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.

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. 

Check out spring move in FAQ's

fall app faq link