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Apply for Housing

Welcome! We, at CSUB Student Housing & Residence Life, look forward to your application. The application for housing is an online application and is easy to complete. We want to make your application process to housing go as smoothly as possible, so we have listed the links below for you to navigate around and to assist in answering any questions you may have.

New Students - Students who are interested in on-campus housing will need to pay $350 to reserve your room for the upcoming academic year. The $350 consists of the $50 Non-Refundable application fee and $300 Down Payment. The $350 must be paid in full in order to complete your application and to reserve your spot in Housing.

Returning Students - Students currently living in Housing, who are interested in living in Housing during the next academic year, the $50 Non-Refundable application fee is waived for you but you must pay the $300 Down Payment in order to complete your application and reserve your spot in Housing for next year.

Housing Applications Currently Open

  • Academic Year 2014-2015
    1. There is no deadline to apply.
    2. Spaces are reserved on a first-come first-serve basis until full.
    3. Applicants will be put on the Wait List once all spaces are full.
    4. Deadline to cancel application to get the $300 Down Payment back is August 1st - see Cancellation Policy.
  • Summer Housing 2014
  • Early Start Housing Application

Application Cancellation Policy

How much will it cost me to live on-campus?
  • Academic Year 2014-2015 Payment Schedule and Cost

  • Summer 2014 Payment Schedule and Cost
    For summer residents only - Not Early Start. The summer fees covers rent only - no meal plans. You will not be able to choose a room. Information about move-in and room assignment will be communicated to you.

  • Early Start Housing cost is $250 per session - no meal plans. You will not be able to choose a room. Students will be place on a first come, first serve basis. Our space is limited, so apply as soon as possible. Since there are four (4) Early Start sessions, make sure you apply for the correct session you will be attending. Information on move-in and room assignment will be communicated to you.

  • Academic Year 2013-2014 Payment Schedule and Cost



HOW TO APPLY FOR HOUSING FLYER - short instruction on how to apply for Housing

Student Housing and Residence Life

CSU Bakersfield
8501 Stockdale Highway - 68 SHE
Bakersfield, CA  93311

Office: (661) 654-3014
Fax: (661) 654-2491


(661) 321-6290
RAs are on duty Monday to Friday from 5PM - 8AM
Weekends from 5PM Friday to 8AM Monday

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