University Housing

How to Apply

Getting Started on Your Housing Application

The University Housing Spring 2022 application will be open on Tuesday November 2, 2021 at 10 AM.

Students may apply for University Housing any time after November 2, 2022 at 10 AM.

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. 

Check out spring move in FAQ's