Returning Resident Housing Application Academic Year 2016 - 2017

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February 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM (PST)

Returning Resident Housing Application 

Important Details:

  • $250 application installment payment to be eligible for housing.  This payment is due by February 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM to receive priority status.
  • There are 8 installments (4 each semester).  
  • Review 2016-2017 Payment Schedule - View Link.
  • Review the meal service hours and plan options View Link.

To Receive Returner Priority Status:

  1. Submit online application by February 15, 2016 12:00 PM (Noon).
  2. Submit $250 Application Installment payment by February 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM.
  3. If under the age of 18, your parent or guardian will need to complete the electronic signature process as well.  Before you submit your online housing application, you will provide information that will generate an automatic email and link that will go directly to your parent/guardian's email that you provided.  Your parent/guardian will need to click on the link and electroically sign the license agreement.  Once this is completed by your parent/guardian, you will receive a notification email to log into your housing application to finalize and electronically submit your application.  This appliation must be submitted by February 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM (Noon). 

Housing Status Definitions

Pending:  Applicant has submitted an application, but application installment payment submission is not yet verified.

Application Completed:   The application is considered complete when the following has occurred:  Application has been submitted; the application installment payment has been verified; and if applicable, the parent/guardian has completed the electronic signature.

Confirmation Eligible:  Application is completed.  Housing staff is assessing space availability to determine if applicant can be confirmed or will be placed on a wait list.

Confirmed:   Application is completed. Space is available and student has housing on campus.

Wait List:   Application is completed.  Space is not available at this time.  Applicant will be notified by Housing as soon as space becomes available.

How to log in to the online application portal

  • Click HERE to apply for housing. 


Housing Application Timeline 2016-2017

February 1
The Priority Housing Application Process for current residents who wish to return and live on campus again next academic year begins February 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM. “Returner Priority” allows residents to select a room space. In addition, residents with this priority status will be guaranteed housing.

Priority returners may access the roommate search functions after paying the $250 application installment and receiving an email from Housing.

February 15
The Priority Housing Application Period for current residents ends at 12:00 PM (Noon), February 15, 2016. The $250 application installment must also be paid by 11:59 PM on February 15, 2016.  Current residents may still apply and/or pay application fee after this deadline, but no longer have guaranteed housing or priority status.

February 17
Same Room Signup: If eligible, returning residents with priority application currently living in Sutter or the American River Courtyard will be able to select their same room for next year if available. Please note, residents living in the Theme Communities will not be able to select their same room space during this process.  Those residents will need to reapply for during the application process and be accepted back to the community.

February 18
Fill Suite Signup: Returning residents with Priority Application will be able to fill a suite in the AMC (Studio, 5x2, 2x2, 4x2) as well as a Double, Single or Triple in Sutter Hall. Students need the correct number of occupancy to fill the entire room/suite.

February 19-21
Fill Suite or Room Signup: Returning residents with Priority Application will be able to fill a suite such as in the AMC (5x2, 2x2, 4x2, Studio) or a Single, Double, or Triple room in Sutter Hall. Partially available rooms are available on this day.

February 23-24
Fill Suite, Room, or Bed Signup: Returning residents with Priority Application will be able to select any open bed spaces.

Residents can fill spaces as a group or select space individually. A variety of room types will be available during this time in the AMC and Sutter Hall.

June 24
Cancellation Deadline: Students wishing to cancel their housing application may do so for any reason up to June 24, 2016 by submitting their cancellation request through the housing application site. A $250 cancellation fee will apply.

If requesting to cancel after the June 24th deadline, a Cancellation Request Form along with written documentation meeting the published cancellation criteria must be submitted to the Housing Office. Request is subject to approval. If approved, a $250 cancellation fee will apply, plus applicable prorated rent from the required 30 day notice period. If not approved, student will remain obligated to their Housing License Agreement for the 2016-2017.

August 26
Halls Open at 8 a.m. for Move-In Day!