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Grad housing application for 2023-24 academic year opens for renewal Feb. 22

The graduate housing application for the 2023-24 academic year will open for renewal on Feb. 22. 

The housing application will open for new graduate students on March 21. 

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

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Please refer to our housing search tools for assistance with finding off-campus housing.


Annual Graduate Housing Timeline

The application for graduate students seeking to live in 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
February, Week 3 Contract renewal and room retention period begins
March, Week 1 Deadline to retain and/or renew
March, Week 3 New student application opens
April, Week 1 Initial contract offers made to students
August, Weeks 1-2 Apartment move-in

Graduate Housing Application Process

You are strongly encouraged to open the application in a separate tab so you can closely follow the instructions below.

  1. Click APPLY NOW below.
  2. Click the Login hotlink next to the large red arrow.
  3. Login using your UC username and password. It may take up to 72 hours to gain access after confirming your University admission.
  4. Click  the large red box entitled Monthly Rentals Graduate Housing ApplicationDo not press APPLY HERE. That will bring you to the undergraduate housing application.
  5. Select Monthly Rental 2022-2023 as your term.
  6. Choose the earliest date you would like to move into the apartment and the latest possible date you would move into the apartment using dates provided.
  7. Click Save & Continue.
  8. Click ADD PREFERENCE and select your first choice from the dropdown menu. Click ADD PREFERENCE to continue to add preferences.
  9. Click Save & Continue.
  10. Answer the Roommate Profile questions. Uncheck the box at the bottom of the page to hide your profile from others.  Otherwise, people can find you when trying to find a roommate and attempt to add you to their group.  Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  11. Search for roommates by clicking Search for Roommates by DetailsSearch for Roommates by Profiles or Suggest Roommates. Press GO BACK to return to the previous page.
  12. You must create or join a group to search for roommates. You can delete the group once you have finished searching.
  13. Click SKIP ROOMMATE SEARCH once you have finished searching.
  14. Press Save & Continue when you arrive at the Application Received page.  You have completed the intake process. 

Offers are sent to UC email accounts if an available apartment matches preferred apartment type and desired move-in dates. 

Complete the following steps within two business days of the offer email to accept your apartment offer:

  1. Click ACCEPT OFFER below.
  2. Click the Login hotlink next to the large red arrow.
  3. Login using your UC username and password.
  4. Click the large red box entitled Monthly Rentals Graduate Housing Application.
  5. Click CONTINUE for term Monthly Rental 2022-2023 on the Term Selector page.
  6. Indicate you are accepting the offer by using the drop-down menu. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  7. Enter your student number (M Number) to accept the offer. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  8. Review the UC Immunization Requirements page.  Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  9. Use the drop-down menu to answer whether you will be adding occupants.  Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  10. If you have occupants, provide the name, date of birth and relationship to you for each person. Click +Add New Field to add additional people. Click SAVE & CONTINUE. If you don't have occupants, press SAVE & CONTINUE on the no occupants confirmation page.
  11. Use the drop-down menu to answer whether you will be adding roommates who do not currently live in the apartment.  Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  12. If you have new roommates, provide the name and UC username to you for each person. Click Click SAVE & CONTINUE. If you don't have roommates, click SAVE & CONTINUE on the no additional roommates confirmation page.
  13. Add the name of the primary leaseholder. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  14. Click SAVE & CONTINUE at the Pay Application Fee page.
  15. Review the application fee charge ($50). Click PAY NOW. Pay the $50 fee at the shopping cart page. Enter your email adddress to receive a receipt.
  16. You will be brought to the page that indicates you have successfully accepted your room offer.

You will be sent instructions on how to pay the security deposit once all the tenants in the unit accept their offers and pay their application fees.

Complete the following steps within two business days of the offer email to decline your apartment offer:

  1. Click DECLINE OFFER below.
  2. Click the Login hotlink next to the large red arrow.
  3. Login using your UC username and password.
  4. Click the large red box entitled Monthly Rentals Graduate Housing Application.
  5. Click CONTINUE for term Monthly Rental 2021-2022 on the Term Selector page.
  6. Select declining the offer by using the drop-down menu. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  7. Enter your student number (M Number) to confirm your decline. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.

You have successfully declined your apartment offer.

Complete the following steps to accept renewal for 2022-2023:

  1. Click RENEW NOW below, opening in another tab so you can follow along with these instructions.
  2. Click the Login hotlink next to the large red arrow.
  3. Login using your UC username and password.
  4. Click  the large red box entitled Monthly Rentals Graduate HousingDo not press Apply for Housing unless you want to live in an undergraduate residence hall.
  5. Click RENEW for term Monthly Rental 2022-2023 on the Term Selector page.
  6. Indicate you are accepting by using the drop-down menu. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  7. Enter your student number (M Number) to confirm renewal. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  8. Use the drop-down menu to indicate whether you will have occupants (non-UC affiliated family members) staying in your room. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  9. Add name, date of birth and relationship for each occupant if applicable. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  10. Answer whether you will be adding new roommates not currently staying with you using the drop-down menu.  Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  11. Add name and UC username for each new roommate. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  12. Add the name of the primary leaseholder.  Rent charges will be placed on the primary leaseholder's StarRez account for payment through our portal. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.

You have successfully declared your intent to renew your apartment for next year. Your lease will be sent through DocuSign once it is available.

Complete the following steps to decline renewal for 2022-2023:

  1. Click DECLINE NOW below, opening in another tab so you can follow along with these instructions.
  2. Click the Login hotlink next to the large red arrow.
  3. Login using your UC username and password.
  4. Click  the large red box entitled Monthly Rentals Graduate HousingDo not press Apply for Housing unless you want to apply to live in an undergraduate residence hall.
  5. Click RENEW for term Monthly Rental 2022-2023 on the Term Selector page.
  6. Indicate you are declining the offer by using the drop-down menu. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.
  7. Enter your student number (M Number) to decline the offer. Click SAVE & CONTINUE.

You have successfully declared your intent to decline renewal.