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How and When to Apply

We encourage you to begin looking into student housing the minute you think you want to attend CSUSM.  Applying to Student Housing and applying to the University are separate processes.  It is strongly recommended that you apply to either UVA or The QUAD as soon as you have been accepted into CSUSM and have submitted your intent to enroll

Apply for Housing

Apply for University Village Apartments (UVA)
Apply for The Quad

Application Process and Timeline

Just select the property link that you would like to live at and follow all of the steps to secure your bed space.  Please ensure you have submitted your intent to enroll prior to beginning your Housing application. By signing the contract, you are agreeing to accept financial responsibility for the bed space and to live by the Residential Handbook Rules, so be sure you have reviewed your Financial Aid eligibility with the Financial Aid Office prior to signing.

A guarantor is required with your application. A guarantor is usually a family member who is financially responsible for your license agreement. They must be 25 years of age or older and reside in the US. If you are unable to provide a guarantor, we will accept a refundable deposit in lieu of guarantor (DILOG) of $1,200.

If you fail to move in or don't make the required payments, you will be financially responsible.  This means that if anything changes about your status as a student at CSUSM (you change your mind about attending CSUSM, you become ineligible, your financial award changes, etc..) you are required to contact the UVA or The QUAD immediately.  Learn information about cancellation policies and procedures. Contracts are not automatically canceled. 

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to CSUSM!