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UVA C Courtyard

University Village Apartments (UVA) is on-campus housing built in 2003. It is the home to 681 residents. In Summer 2018 the community was fully renovated, which included new countertops, furniture, flooring and paint. The furnished apartments include full kitchens and bathrooms. UVA offers triple, double, and single occupancy bed space options, along with single occupancy studios.



The QUAD is affiliated campus housing which originally opened in Fall 2012 and was completed in Fall 2014. It is the home to 866 residents. The QUAD offers modern, furnished apartments with stainless steel appliances plus flat screen TV's in each living room. It offers quad (four person occupancy), triple, double, deluxe double, single and deluxe single bed space options. 

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All amentities are shared between all CSUSM Housing residents. Your apartment key will grant you access to spaces specific to your property.

  • Individual License Agreements

     Both communities offer individual license agreements, which means the license agreement is specific to the student. This means our residents are only responsible for their payment, not their roommate(s).
  • All Utilities Included

    All utilities are included in the total cost. No need to worry about collecting payment from your roommates for the water bill! Utilities include water, trash, gas, electricity, sewer, Internet and basic cable.
  • On-Site Maintenance

    We have maintenance on-property Monday - Friday to complete any work orders you may need. We also have maintenance on-call for any emergencies.
  • Campus Police

    The University Police Department (UPD) offers support for our residents as well as patrol the communities.
  • Residential Education Staff

    We have a total of 28 Resident Advisors (RA's) and 3 Resident Directors (RD's) who live on-property among the residents. They are here to support the residents through the transition to college life, as well as being a resource to get involved at CSUSM. Our Resident Directors are full-time professional staff who have a Master's Degree in some field of Higher Education.
  • Activites & Events

     Both communities offer educational and community building activities and events held by the Resident Advisors (RA's).
  • Fitness Rooms

    There is a cardio room and cycling studio at UVA. The QUAD offers a fitness center with various cardio machines and weights.
  • Laundry Rooms

    There are a total of nine laundry rooms at UVA and two laundry rooms at The QUAD. All machines are self-service and the cost is included in the total cost of housing.
  • Packages

    Both communities have a mail and package system. At The QUAD, there are electronic package lockers through Parcel Pending.