THINGS TO DO BEFORE APPLYING FOR ON-CAMPUS HOUSING


1.   Visit the Housing and Residential Life website at
www.csus.edu/housing. Find out about our housing options and theme programs.

2.   Thoroughly read the following:

3.  Set Up your SacLink ID and campus email (SacLink) accounts so that you can receive correspondence from the Housing and Residential Life Office.  For more information, please visit https://www.saclink.csus.edu/.  Please complete this process at least three (3) business days prior to accessing the online housing application so our housing system can recognize you as an incoming student.

4.   If you are under the age of 18 when completing the online housing application, you should be prepared to provide parent/guardian identification information so that they can be provided with access to sign the License Agreement information.  This will be necessary in order for you to submit your application.  

5.  Gather information to have available when completing the application.

  • Sac Link ID and Password
  • Sac State ID#  (9 digits)
  • Parent/Family Email Address - The Housing and Residential Life Office may want to share program or activity updates with family members. You will have the opportunity to enter name and email information for up to two parent or family members to be included on a mailing list. 
  • Housing Emergency Contact Information - You may supply information for up to two emergency contacts which includes name, telephone, mail and email addresses.
  • Health Insurance Information - You may supply primary policy member’s name and insurance company.
  • Meal Plan Choice - Read through the information provided on the website and the Housing and Dining Commons License Agreement documents to decide which Meal Plan fits you best. 
  • Building, Room and Suite Type Preferences - Specific room and roommate/suitemate assignments will occur later, however as part of the application, you may list up to four preferences.  We suggest that you read the housing and room style description information prior to completing the application.  Please note that these are preferences only and are not guaranteed.
  • Meningococcal Disease and Vaccine Information -  VIEW - You will be asked to report your vaccination status.