General Application Process

Begin your journey as a Pioneer in University Housing and Residence Life!

The General Application is aimed toward first-time freshmen and new transfer students, however, it is open to all individuals interested in living on campus. This application offers some benefits if the application is submitted by a certain deadline! The application for Spring 2024 is now open.






October 30, 2023

Spring Application Goes Live!

10:00 AM

January 7, 2024

New Spring Move-In



Living communities are designed to help residents meet other residents in their same academic standing and for the residence halls to provide educational opportunities for their specific needs. Spring contracts are based on open availability.

  • First Time Freshmen
    • Double/ triple occupancy bedroom suite (Juniper/ Sequoia)
  • New Transfers
    • Double occupancy bedroom suite (Tamalpais)
  • 2nd year
    • Double occupancy bedroom suite (Tamalpais)
    • Double occupancy bedroom apartment (Calaveras)
    • Triple occupancy bedroom apartment (Calaveras)
  • 3rd year+
    • Single occupancy bedroom apartments (Shasta and Diablo)
    • Double occupancy bedroom apartments (Coloma, Sierra, Sonora)
    • Triple occupancy bedroom apartment (Coloma, Sierra, Sonora)

Virtual Tours

To give all students the opportunity to see their housing options for the upcoming year Student Housing has launched its first-ever virtual tours. Check out the links below:


To best accommodate our diverse student population, we offer Open Gender, Co-Ed, non-traditional age, ADA compliant, service animals, and emotional support animals housing options.

If any of the accommodations mentioned are required it is important that applicants self-identify during the housing application and contract.

Application Information

The $40 non-refundable application fee.

  • The $250 initial payment will be waived for all Spring 2024 licensees.

Methods of payment

  • Electronic check – no service fee
    • Routing and account numbers are needed
  • Credit/Debit Card – 2.75% service fee

Have your Net ID and password ready

Review the License Agreement

Understand the meal plan options

Know the important dates

Understand the different occupancy types to select occupancy preferences

Clear any past-due balance

Application and Contract Process

  1. Application: Log on to the Student Housing Portal using your Net ID and password.
    • Students with a balance will be able to apply but have to clear the balance prior to room selection or they will not be able to receive an assignment.
  2. Once you log on, follow the prompts through to completion.
  3. Contract: Once the application fee has been paid, the portal will redirect to the online contract
    • Complete all portions of the online contract.
    • Electronically sign the contract to complete the process.
    • Note: Contract is not complete without initial payment.