Application & Forms

Housing repMoving into a Residence Hall can be an exciting but daunting experience. Here, we will attempt to address the questions you may have concerning the move-in policy, what to bring, what not to bring, important dates, etc.

Chicago State University partners with eRezlife to provide a paperless and more efficient Housing Application. Visit Cougar Connect today to apply for Housing.

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New & Transfer Student Housing Selection

After a future student has been admitted into CSU, the next steps are to commit to attending Chicago State University ( contact the Office of Admission) and complete the housing application, then pay the $75 application fee. The Office of Residence Life cannot guarantee on-campus housing. The housing application opens on March 15, 2021 and will close August 1, 2021.

Returning Student Housing Selection

The Housing Selection Process is different for returning students compared to the process for new students. The Office of Residence Life cannot guarantee on-campus housing to students who have met their Residency Requirement. The housing application opens on April 12, 2021 and will close July 19, 2021 this also includes pre-room selection. 


Mid-Year Spring Admitted Housing Option

A limited number of rooms may become available during the end of the fall semester. Students considering housing for the spring should contact and apply for placement via the waiting list.