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Welcome to       

University Housing Services       

University Housing Services strives to create a residential community that supports and enhances academic success, fosters the learning and development of our students, and promotes student involvement and civic engagement.  As a department, our practices promote efficiency, operational effectiveness and fiscal responsibility.

FAQ's (Payments, Installment Payment Plan, Extensions and Financial Aid) 



Housing Virtual Queue

Need to visit the Housing Office or talk to us without waiting in line? Click here to get in line for us to contact you to stop by.



Live Chat available

from 2pm to 5pm, Monday through Friday. Please go to the Housing website chat button to talk to an agent live during these times.

2021 Spring Closing

For information on how to check out of your current living space, click the link below!


Summer Housing Application Now Available!

The summer housing application is now available. To apply, click on the "Housing Application Portal" button.

The application deadline and initial payment due date is May 10, and the remaining fees are due by May 31.


2021-2022 Academic Year Housing Application!

NEW HOUSING APPLICANTS may start applying, 10am, Monday, April 5, 2021

SPRING 2021 HOUSING RESIDENTS may start applying, 10am, Monday, April 12, 2021 as part of the Returning Resident Process 

Although we are accepting applications, changes in county guidelines may impact the availability of on campus housing at any time.  

To apply for on campus housing for the 2021-2022 Academic Year, you must complete the following:

  • Pay the non-refundable $50 Application Fee (New Housing Applicants Only)
  • Complete the Online Application found at the Housing Application Portal
  • Pay the Initial Housing Payment

Applications are not considered complete until all steps are completed.  Click on the "Housing Application Portal" button to apply.

* Any sophomore, transfer or upper division student who would like to apply to live in one of our traditional/suite style buildings, (Joe West Hall, CV2, CVC Suites, Washburn Hall), please contact the housing office prior to completing the application. All students who live in Joe West Hall, CV2, CVC Suites or Washburn are required to have one of the two mandatory meal plans (Spartan Plus or Spartan Power).


On-Campus Housing at the International House!

Have you considered living in on-campus housing at the International House?  The International House is open to U.S. and international students.  Any SJSU student can apply!  For more information about the International House and their application process, click here

Should you accept a space at the International House and want to cancel your space with University Housing Services, upon receipt of your cancellation request and verification of your assignment at the International House, your contract with University Housing Services will be canceled and you will receive a credit for the initial payment and any additional housing charges ($50 non refundable application fee excluded) paid to University Housing Services.


Choose Your Housing Space for Next Year!

(Current Residents Only)

The Returning Resident Process is coming!

For more information, check your email for the Returning Resident Process Newsletter coming soon!

Have questions? Attend an info session at the times and dates below!

Information Session Dates & Times:

Tuesday, March 16th, 5:30pm

Tuesday, March 23rd, 5:30pm

Wednesday, March 24th, 5:30pm

Wednesday, April 7th, 5:30pm

To access the Information Session Zoom sessions please follow the link below:

2021 Spring Closing

For information on how to check out of your current living space, click the link below!

COVID-19 Updates

For San Jose State University Updates, please click on the link below:



2021-2022 Student Staff Recruitment

UHS is beginning its recruitment process for the 2021-2022 academic year.  The recruitment cycle begins in the Fall for applications and all interviews/decisions are made in the Spring.  Click the link below for more information on Resident Advisor (RA) and Office Assistant (OA) roles.



Housing Student Support and Conduct Information 



SJSU Adapt Plan for Fall 2020


Off Campus Housing Information


For information on off-campus resources please check the links below.

Additional information about off campus Housing can also be found on the campus-wide mobile application. The Sammy App can be downloaded at the link below.



Need a job?  Work for UHS!

University Housing Services employs students in a number of different positions throughout the academic year and summer. Click here to learn about what positions we have available and how to apply!