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IMPORTANT! You are required to arrive in the United States and complete STEP 5-Mandatory New Student Check-in with a Foreign Student Advisor at the IESC no later than the start date printed on ITEM #5 of the CSUN I-20. Failure to report to the IESC and provide required documents will result in the automatic termination of your SEVIS record by immigration.
Students are responsible for making their own arrangements for transportation to CSUN. The following options are available:
Students are responsible for making their own living arrangements in the U.S. The following options are available:
On-campus: Campus housing is limited. Please act quickly if you plan to apply for on-campus housing. Information is available at https://housing.csun.edu/. If you signed a housing contract, the early move-in date is generally the Friday before classes begin. Should you choose to arrive earlier, contact the housing office at (818) 677-2160. The estimated cost for a local hotel with tax included is $90 to $100. For information regarding off-campus housing call (818) 677-2160. Options include private residences, shared accommodations, apartments and condominiums. If you arrive earlier than the move-in date, there is no guarantee that you will be offered accommodations on campus without prior arrangements. Please call DaVon Henson, Housing Coordinator at (818) 677-2160 to avoid any inconvenience.
Off-campus housing: The majority of our international students live off-campus. Students are responsible for their living arrangements. Please click on the links below to view some options.
Online: CSUN Student Housing and Conference Services also offer an off-campus housing database.
Several online resources including the campus newspaper The Daily Sundial carry classified advertisements for rooms for rent, or from students seeking roommates.
Hotels/Motels: Students who need temporary accommodation may consider the possibility of local hotels or motels.