Temporary Emergency Housing Application

Application Process

The Temporary Emergency Housing Program provides temporary on-campus housing to CSUN students that are experiencing housing insecurities and meet the requirements listed below. Temporary housing is available for up to 20 days while students acquire permanent and secure housing. 


  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 units for undergraduate students or 4 units for graduate students. 
  • Student currently lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate night-time residence, which may include:
    • Living in a public or private place not designated for humans to live
    • Living in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus, or train station, or a similar setting
    • Sleeping on friend's couch
  • Completion of the application for Temporary Emergency Housing, which includes a statement describing current emergency situation or crisis
  • A license agreement will be required if approved for Temporary Emergency Housing

Application Process:

  1. All applications must be submitted to Student Housing Office for review.
  2. Your application will undergo a screening process with the review committee that will determine your housing approval.
  3. If accepted, you will be held to the same standards as all student residents and will be required to fill out a license agreement that will explain in depth the binding contract.
  4. Once your application has been reviewed, you will receive a call from Student Housing.
  5. If accepted, you will be permitted to stay up to 20 nights in emergency housing.


(i.e. 818-555-5555) or (no dashes)
(i.e. Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)

Please provide complete responses to the questions below:

Are you currently employed?
If no, are you currently seeking employment?
Have you accepted all your financial aid / loans?

If accepted to Temporary Emergency Housing, I agree to all of the following:

  • The maximum number of days to utilize Temporary Emergency Housing is 20 days
  • I understand that I will be in a shared space with a roommate
  • I agree to meet with a designated staff representative on a weekly basis during my participation in the program

I certify that the information provided on this application is true.