Application Process

You’ve decided to live on campus—congratulations! Now it’s time to reserve your spot.

Housing is assigned on a first come, first served basis for new students, based on the date you complete your application and pay your nonrefundable fee.

To make the application process smoother and help you and your family make the right housing decisions, consider the following steps.

1 REVIEW DEADLINES

Make sure you know the important deadlines.

2 DO YOUR HOMEWORK

Think about details—it will help you make big decisions.

Research housing options: Take an online tour of the residence halls, including photos of each room type in each area; consider community type, bathroom privacy, and meal plan requirements. The application will ask you to rank your first four preferences for room types and areas.

Review meal plans: Meal plans are required in all living areas except Campus Apartments and College Creek Apartments. 

Compare housing and meal plan costs and review the breakdown of housing charges and fees

Review payment plan options

3 CHOOSE YOUR OPTIONS

Fill out the application on myhousing.humboldt.edu.

  • Select a meal plan
  • Rank your housing preferences
  • Select optional theme or community living areas
  • Fill out your roommate profile
  • Review all documents in the Required Reading Section.

4 SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

  • Select a payment plan
  • Pay the $200 nonrefundable application fee
  • Sign the license agreement
  • Formally submit your online application

5 CHECK YOUR EMAIL OFTEN

Confirmation of your room assignment or your wait list notification will be heading you way!

If you have any questions please contact the Housing Office at 707.826.3451 or housing@humboldt.edu.

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

1,000 Housing Scholarship

Starting in Fall 2020, students who attend HSU and live in on-campus housing will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to help pay their housing costs- $500 per semester. As long as students maintain satisfactory academic progress, the award can be renewed through Spring 2024, for a total of $4,000.

Make sure to carefully read all the information and answer all of the questions in your Application. You will be entering into a legally binding agreement and therefore it's crucial for you to understand every aspect of the agreement.

2020-2021 License Agreement