New Applicant Process

EXPLORE & REVIEW

  1. Explore available housing options and identify your preferred community and room type. You will be asked for 5 preferred community/room types when you apply.

  2. Review the fees and meal plan requirements for the community where you would like to live. Some communities have mandatory meal plans whereas others may not include a meal plan. 

  3. Review the Important Dates and Deadlines. 

APPLY, SIGN & PAY

  1. Log into the Housing Portal using your SF State ID number and password and click on the apply link to start your application.

  2. After completing the application, sign the License Agreement and pay the initial payment. Information about the initial payment can be found on the fee schedule. 

Please Note: Your housing application will not be complete until you have signed the license agreement and submitted the initial payment. 

RECEIVE NOTIFICATION

If space is available for the community and room type you've selected, you will receive and email notifying you that a space has been reserved for your in Housing. A notification with your assigned community information will be sent at a later date.

See the Important Dates & Deadlines for when these notices will be sent out.

Please Note: Students will not receive a housing reservation until they have accepted their admission offer.

CONFIRM YOUR SPACE

When the Move-in Confirmation form* becomes available, log back into the housing portal to confirm your space. See the Important Dates & Deadlines for information on when this form is available and the final day to submit. 

*You will receive your room assignment information once the Move-in Confirmation form is has been submitted.  Room assignment information will include the assigned building, room number, roommate/apartment-mate information (if applicable). 

Please Note: Failure to complete this step may result in the cancellation of your room assignment.

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES

*All dates are subject to change.