Student Housing and Residential Life

Student Housing Office

17950 Lassen St.
Northridge, CA 91325

Phone: (818) 677-2160 Fax: (818) 677-4888

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Tours are not available at this time

Family Housing

The college years are a time of growth, of special moments mixed with the hard work and rewards of an education. These years take on a new significance when you're raising a family while going to school. California State University, Northridge has the perfect place to call home during your college years: the Apartments at University Village. Located in a park-like setting at the north end of campus, these unfurnished one- and two-bedroom apartments offer convenience, comfort and peace of mind.

The Village Apartments are a complex of one- and two-bedroom apartments at the north end of the campus, in the block surrounded by Lassen Street, Zelzah Avenue, Devonshire Street and Lindley Avenue. The complex includes 66 one-bedroom and 48 two-bedroom units, each with one bath.

The Village Apartments come with the following features:

  • Unfurnished one- and two-bedroom units
  • Gated grounds
  • Private patios on the lower units and a decks on the upper units
  • Communal pool, children's playground and recreation room
  • Easy walking or biking to campus
  • Nearby shops, restaurants and entertainment

Each apartment features direct access from the outside, eliminating the need for noisy hallways. Kitchens are equipped with a refrigerator, range and garbage disposal. One-bedroom apartments feature a dining bar while two-bedroom units have a separate dining area. Bedrooms contain easily accessible, large closets and there is a separate linen closet in each unit. All apartments come unfurnished. Carpeting and window coverings are provided.

The application process for family housing at The Village Apartments is continuous. If eligible, students can apply throughout the year and offers are sent on a rolling basis as spaces become available.

University Village Apartments at CSUN - One Bedroom

University Village Apartments at CSUN - Two Bedroom

To be eligible for rental housing in the Apartments at University Village, the licensee must be a current student, faculty or staff at California State University, Northridge who meets the following criteria.


The Licensee is defined as any individual who signs the University Village Apartments license agreement as the Licensee. The licensee is responsible for all terms and conditions contained within the license agreement. Only CSUN students, faculty and staff are eligible to be licensee.

  • University Students. Student residents must fulfill both of the following requirements listed in A & B below:
    1. Be enrolled at CSUN and as further defined as:
      • Undergraduate students must be continuously enrolled in 12 or more units or
      • Graduate students must be continuously enrolled in 8 or more units
    2. And meet one of the following criteria:
      • Legal custody of dependent children - verified through tax and/or court documents (under age 18, or under age 24 if full-time student)
      • Married and living with spouse
  • University Faculty and Staff. Faculty and staff must maintain full time status as employee of University and will be eligible for a total of three consecutive terms of occupancy as outlined in section VIII. Persistence Requirement and Renewal Eligibility, subsection B of this license agreement.


Individuals meeting the following criteria are permitted to occupy the apartment with the Licensee and are defined as co-occupants of the Licensee. Conversely, anyone not meeting the following criteria is not eligible to live in the Village Apartments as a co-occupant.

  • Married to the Licensee
  • A dependent of the Licensee, where the Licensee serves as the legally defined guardian – to be verified through tax and/or court documents (under age 18, or under age 24 if full-time student)
  • A non-ambulatory and/or infirm immediate family member of the Licensee - verified through tax and/or court documents.

Exceptions to any of the above eligibility requirements will be made under only the most extraordinary of circumstances as determined by the Director of Student Housing.

We have detailed information on our Housing Rates page. You can choose to either make a full payment for the semester, summer session or make monthly installments. If you have further questions about rates, email us at or call (818) 677-2160.

Please note that residents of the Apartments at University Village are responsible for their own utilities, including gas, electricity, cable and phone. A CSUN parking permit is required at all times in the housing and main parking lots

The Apartments at University Village: One bedroom floor plan 

one bedroom

 The Apartments at University Village: Two bedroom floor plan 

2 bedroom


When deciding what you should bring with you when attending CSUN, refer to the following for items to add to your checklist.

  1. Furniture
    • Bed(s)
    • Dresser(s)
    • Nightstand(s)
    • Couch
    • Arm chair
    • Stools for dining bar (for one-bedroom apartments)
    • Dining table and chairs (for two-bedroom apartments)
    • Coffee table
    • End table
    • Lamps
  2. Bedding, towels and other bed and bath linens
  3. Kitchen supplies
    • Pots
    • Pans
    • Dishes
    • Silverware
    • Glasses
    • Microwave
  4. Cleaning supplies
    • Broom
    • Mop
    • Toilet plunger
    • Non-abrasive cleaner
    • Soap
    • Laundry detergent
    • Ironing board
    • Vacuum
    • Trash containers
    • Trash bags
  5. Clothing and personal items
  6. Recreational items
    • Computer
    • Stereo
    • Television
    • Sports equipment
    • Bike

We strongly encourage all residents to maintain personal property insurance such as renter’s insurance. You can obtain a renter’s insurance policy from most major insurance companies.

The following items are not permitted:

  • Pets other than small fish
  • Clothes washers or dryers. Credit card washers and dryers are located on the first floor of each hall.
  • Waterbeds
  • Pianos, organs, drum sets or other large musical instruments. The Department of Music has practice rooms available to students.
  • Firearms, ammunition, fireworks, explosives, dangerous or flammable chemicals, paintball guns or weapons including swords, bow and arrows.
  • Halogen lamps

one bedroom dorrway


one bedroom kitchen 1


one bedroom kitchen




bedroom closet


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bedroom 2


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playground 1


playground 2


For TV services in the Apartments at University Village, visit the Cable Television section on the Living in Housing page.

Student Housing and Residential Life

Student Housing Office

17950 Lassen St.
Northridge, CA 91325

Phone: (818) 677-2160 Fax: (818) 677-4888

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Tours are not available at this time

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