Housing is not guaranteed. Be aware that the standard housing contract is for the academic year (or until the end of the academic year for students arriving in January). Students leaving their housing before the end of the agreement may be subject to a cancellation fee.
University Residence Halls and Apartments (UC Housing)
Select the Access Housing Application & Offers link.
Application Deadline: Apply as soon as you receive your UCLA student ID number.
Review Deadlines Carefully: Students must submit the online application, pay the $30 non-refundable application fee, and make initial payment and all remaining payments by the deadlines stated on the online housing offer.
Students are not guaranteed a particular type of housing and will be assigned on a space-available basis as long as they meet the housing application deadline.
Application Fee Required: $30 (non-refundable). Payment online by valid credit (Visa, Master Card, & Discover) or by Automated Clearing House (ACH), which are payments made by using the bank routing numbers from your checking or savings account.
Acceptance Offer and Initial Payment Required:
Accepting a housing offer is a two-step process. Once a housing offer is issued to you:
Accept your housing offer online
and select "Access Housing Application & Offers". Once logged in, select the "Application" link (located above your "Profile Summary"). Re-enter the application term. Once an offer has been accepted online, an initial charge will be posted to your BruinBill account, accessible via MyUCLA.Step 2:
Make the initial payment. Amounts vary based on the building and room type offered, as well as the meal plan chosen. More information about the UCLA BruinBill for student housing accounts is available here
Students can apply for the various on-campus housing facilities, as well as University Apartments if classified as transfer level. [UCEAP students are classified as transfer level.]
Rank your preferences for:
lifestyle preferences (which are used to help match roommates);
building preferences, but note that the majority of students live in triple occupancy rooms (double and singe occupancy rooms are rare);
Living Learning Communities ("theme houses)
Notification of Housing Assignment:
Sent by e-mail; housing contract will follow. Housing contracts are sold for the academic year, or the portion remaining at the time offer is issued. Contact Housing Accounts Receivable Office
to request a payment agreement if you will not be able to meet the dates and payments required by the contract.
Student Cooperative Housing (Non-UC Housing)
University Cooperative Housing [Co-op]
500 Landfair Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90024Phone:
Priority Status: UCEAP students are given priority on the placement waitlist.
Application Deadline: None
Application Fee Required: $35 (non-refundable); express processing (response within 5 business days of receipt of application) is available for an additional $20 fee.
Membership Fee: $200 (payable at check-in)
Deposit Required: $1,200 (refundable)
Reservation Fee: $650 (non-refundable) fee is applied to the first rent payment of the term.
Method of Payment Options: Cashier's check, traveler's check, international money order, or credit card (Visa or Master Card) accepted. Personal checks cannot be accepted.
When completing the application form, students should identify themselves as Education Abroad Program students to benefit from priority status on the placement wait list.
Co-ops provide a living environment that may be very different from living in a campus residence hall. See definitions
. Students may find smaller co-op houses quieter and cleaner while larger co-ops provide opportunities for meeting a greater variety of students.
Community Housing (Non-UC Housing)
Community Housing Office (CHO)
Address: Housing Administration Building, Sproul Hall First Floor, 360 De Neve Dr., University of California, Los Angeles CA 90095-1495
Phone: (310) 825-4491
(You may ask a question or send an e-mail using this site.)
The office maintains a database of rental listings which includes shared and vacant apartments, rooms in private homes, studio apartments, guest houses, and short-term sublets. In addition to the on line database, the office also maintains additional resources to assist those searching for housing in the Los Angeles area.
Students with a UCLA Logon ID and password:
Search and post listings for free or submit a listing indicating you are a roommate available. Activate your UCLA Logon ID
Students who do NOT yet have a UCLA Logon ID and password:
Request a temporary account for online database access by visiting CHO
and selecting the "Purchase an Annual Membership Online"
option under the Affiliates menu. Enter contact information in the form and "UCLA UCEAP Program"
in the Department field. Once your enrollment in the UCEAP program is verified, your account information will be e-mailed to you.
Other Housing Resources (Non-UC Housing)
Students should be aware that this housing is not UC sponsored or endorsed. You should not rent prior to arrival when you can visit the rental in person. Beware of scams- Do not send money in advance to anyone you meet online.