University Housing

How to Apply

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.

Apply for Housing Today!

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. Sutter, Shasta, Lassen, Esken, Mechoopda, and Konkow are where first-time freshmen live.  University Village is where first-time freshmen, 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.

Watch our Housing Info Session below

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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