University Housing

Apply for Housing

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The 2024-2025 Chico State Housing Application Priority Period begins February 19, 2024. Apply for housing and submit your intent-to-enroll to the University by April 19, 2024, to be eligible for the housing priority placement lottery. Students who apply and/or submit their intent-to-enroll after April 19, 2024 will be first come, first served.

Register for a Virtual University Housing Application Info Session

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.

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 the 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.

Apply for Housing Today!

Once you've thoroughly gone over University Housings policies and procedures, go ahead and begin your application!

After Applying

Submit Your Intent to Enroll
In order to be placed in the priority placement lottery submit your intent to enroll by the end of the day on April 19th, 2024.

All Done?

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