Step 5—Apply for Housing

The Office of Housing Administration (OHA) is pleased that you have been admitted to San Diego State University. You are invited to join our dynamic residential community.

  1. The License Agreement is available to admitted students online via the SDSU Housing Portal.
  2. Once your completed License Agreement and nonrefundable $375 initial payment are received by the university, the Office of Housing Administration will send you an email acknowledgement and space confirmation.
  3. Student housing interests will be considered, but the majority of students will be assigned to a triple occupancy room. Students will be assigned single, double, or quad occupancy rooms based on availability.

If you are looking for housing options while you attend SDSU, you will find information and assistance at the Office of Housing Administration (OHA). Visit their website for information on the housing application process, and a description of the various housing options.

Transfer Living Areas and Residential Learning Communities

SDSU provides a variety of living communities tailored to your major and interests. Space is limited in these communities.

SDSU recognizes that many transfer students want to live with other students their own age. OHA typically places transfer students with continuing residents or other transfer students.

Apartments, Residence Halls and Suites for Transfers

Living on campus at SDSU means freedom from frustrating commutes, costly utility bills, daily meal preparation, and cleaning. Apartment rooms and suites are furnished and provide a number of amenities to make your on-campus living experience a positive one.

Amenities include:

  • Choice of several meal plans
  • WiFI connection in each room
  • Kitchenette for hall events
  • Live-in staff
  • Mail services
  • Membership to the state-of-the-art Aztec Recreation Center
  • MicroFridge (combination microwave and mini-refrigerator/freezer) in most rooms
  • Security-monitored front desk
  • Study lounges and recreation rooms
  • Swimming pools and volleyball courts
  • Weekly e-newsletter

Regardless of which community you choose, the SDSU apartments provide a strong support network within your living environment and the opportunity to establish close-knit friendships.