Housing application for 2023-24 academic year open for first-year and new students

The housing application for the 2023-24 academic year is open for incoming first-year and new students.

The housing application will open for current students seeking to renew their contracts will open on Feb. 6.

Visit our first-year and new student page for more information and how-to videos. Students may submit an application in their Housing Portal. 


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Annual Housing Timeline

The application for University Housing and other related deadlines typically follow a cycle each year. The table below is intended to help you plan, whether you are still deciding to come to UC, you've already confirmed admission, you're transferring or you're a current resident.

Overview by Week of Calendar Month
Month, Week Activity or Deadline
January, Week 2 Bed lofting and room swap requests* reopen for spring semester
January, Week 4 Freshmen/new student application opens
February, Week 1 Contract renewal period begins
March, Week 4 Summer semester housing application opens for current academic year
May, Week 1 Housing priority deadline for freshmen / new residents (applications received after this date are not guaranteed)
May, Weeks 3 - 4 Living Learning Commmunity room assignments
June, Week 2 through July week 4 Freshman / new residents room assignments, lofting (if applicable), reserve move-in appointment
September, Week 2 Bed lofting and room swap requests* open for fall
October, Week 1 Spring semester housing application opens for current academic year, continues through spring semester
November, Week 1
Winter break housing request form opens

*Bed lofting requests may continue as long as lofting hardware is available. Room swaps may continue until designated deadlines or until room availability is exhausted.

For Gender Inclusive Housing, we strongly encourage potential and current residents to contact the ​Assistant Director of Resident Education & Development, Aleia White, early in the housing request process so that we may offer the widest range of possible housing options.