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Requirements for Campus Housing

Requirements for Campus Housing

Use our guides to help you navigate the application process for housing.


In order to be eligible for housing, you must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Undergraduate & Graduate students are required to be enrolled in a minimum of 3 units on-campus or online per term to live in housing.
  • Fill out the housing application through the online Housing Portal
  • Electronically sign the Housing License Agreement
  • Pay $500 deposit online through the Housing Portal, or contact Accounts Receivable at 415-618-6190 to make your payment over the telephone

New housing applicants will be emailed information regarding the housing selection process in mid to late April, or later dependent on application date.

Application Process

At this time, all housing applications are processed online.

Housing Information


Housing Tours

Schedule a tour of our housing buildings and discover our community firsthand.


Important Housing Dates

Learn about housing deadlines to ensure a spot in one of our buildings.


Housing Cost

on-campus housing in San Francisco.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use financial aid to pay for campus housing?

Do you offer housing to students with a family?

Can I bring my own furniture?

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