HOUSING

Housing Rates

In the sections below, you will find rates and room information for a specific period of time.

Academic Year 2018-2019: August 25, 2018 to May 18, 2019

The fees below reflect charges for students who move in between August 25th and September 1, 2018 and stay until May 18, 2019. Charges are pro-rated for students moving in after September 1, 2018. This is an installment payment plan, not monthly rent. Students who vacate due to an approved release of license agreement will be charged on a pro-rated basis.

Initial Payment:  A non-refundable processing fee of $50 is due with your license agreement. The initial payment may be made on-line during the application process. Contact the Student Housing office to make special arrangements to pay by money order. The $50 processing fee is non-refundable even if the license agreement is approved for cancellation.

Monthly Installment Plan:  Charges will be posted to your CSUN Student Account, which can be viewed at your myNorthridge Portal account, and are due according to the following schedule. Payments received after the 10th of each month will accrue a late fee of $15 on the 11th day. Contact the Student Housing Office to make special arrangements to make a payment in full for the semester or the entire academic year.

Dates dueApartment double with kitchenApartment double without kitchenSuite double without kitchenApartment single with kitchenApartment single without kitchen
Initial Payment$50$50$50$50$50
July 20, 2018$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
September 1, 2018$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
October 1, 2018$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
November 1, 2018$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
December 1, 2018$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
January 1, 2019No PaymentNo PaymentNo PaymentNo PaymentNo Payment
February 1, 2019$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
March 1, 2019$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
April 1, 2019$945$761$734$1,611$1,299
May 1, 2019$946$760$731$1,613$1,295
Total Housing$8,556$6,898 (plus meal plan cost)$6,653 (plus meal plan cost)$14,551$11,737 (plus meal plan cost

Residence Hall Association Fee:  This optional one-time annual fee of $15 is charged to all CSUN Student Housing residents and it is established to partially fund the Residence Halls Association (RHA). RHA is essentially your student governing board in housing that promotes student advocacy and plans engaging events for residents to enjoy. If you have further questions about this fee, please contact Residence Halls Association (RHA) at or 818-677-6532.

Meal Plan Fee: If you select, or are placed in, The Suites or a no-kitchen unit in The Apartments, you are required to purchase a meal plan. Meal plan payments are separate from Student Housing payments. Deposits for meal plans are accepted on-line during the application process. Please see meal plan payment details on the University Corporation website at www.csun.edu/tuc/residential-dining.

Payment and Financial Aid Verification: The first payment and verification of intent to live in Student Housing is due by July 20, 2018. If you receive financial aid of $4800 or more you are required to log into your Student Housing Portal by July 20, 2018 and follow the on-line steps for verifying your Financial Aid award and confirming that you will be living on campus. Not making your first payment or not verifying on-line that you have sufficient financial aid will result in your contract being cancelled and your bed space being given to another student.

Financial Aid Disbursement: If any financial aid is awarded and there are funds remaining after tuition fees are paid, these funds are applied toward other University debts on the resident’s account such as housing installment payments. Licensee agrees to review account balance information regularly through Licensee’s myNorthridge Student Account and make payment on or before published due dates shown above.

Financial Aid Changes: Changes to financial aid may have an impact on licensee’s balance due. Changes in financial aid, whether imposed or voluntary, will not nullify any obligations of this license agreement. Full and prompt compliance with all Financial Aid Office requests for information is strongly advised to ensure a timely financial aid award and disbursement.

Spring 2019: January 18, 2019 to May 18, 2019

The fees below reflect charges for students who move in between January 18, 2019 and January 25, 2019 and stay until May 18, 2019. Charges are pro-rated for students moving in after January 25, 2019. This is an installment payment plan, not monthly rent. Students who vacate due to an approved release of license agreement will be charged on a pro-rated basis.

Initial Payment: A non-refundable processing fee of $50 is due with your license agreement. The initial payment may be made on-line during the application process.  Contact the Student Housing office to make special arrangements to pay by money order. The $50 processing fee is non-refundable even if the license agreement is approved for cancellation.

Monthly Installment Plan: Charges will be posted to your CSUN Student Account, which can be viewed at your myNorthridge Portal account, and are due according to the following schedule. Payments received after the 10th of each month will accrue a late fee of $15 on the 11th day. Contact the Student Housing Office to make special arrangements to make a payment in full for the semester or the entire academic year.

 

Dates dueApartment double with kitchenApartment double without kitchenSuite double without kitchen
 Initial Payment $50$50$50
 December 18, 2018 $57$46$45
 January 1, 2019 No PaymentNo PaymentNo Payment
 February 1, 2019 $945$761$734
 March 1, 2019 $945$761$734
 April 1, 2019 $945$761$734
 May 1, 2019 $946$760$731
 Total Housing $3,888$3,139 (plus meal plan cost)$3,028 (plus meal plan cost)

Residence Hall Association Fee: This optional one-time annual fee of $15 is charged to all CSUN Student Housing residents and it is established to partially fund the Residence Halls Association (RHA). RHA is essentially your student governing board in housing that promotes student advocacy and plans engaging events for residents to enjoy. If you have further questions about this fee, please contact Residence Halls Association (RHA) at rha@csun.edu or 818-677-6532.

Meal Plan Fee:If you select, or are placed in, The Suites or a no-kitchen unit in The Apartments, you are required to purchase a meal plan.  Meal plan payments are separate from Student Housing payments. Deposits for meal plans are accepted on-line during the application process. Please see meal plan payment details on the University Corporation website at www.csun.edu/tuc/residential-dining.

Payment and Financial Aid Verification:The first payment and verification of intent to live in Student Housing is due by December 18, 2018. If you receive financial aid of $4800 or more you are required to log into your Student Housing Portal by December 18, 2018 and follow the on-line steps for verifying your Financial Aid award and confirming that you will be living on campus. Not making your first payment or not verifying on-line that you have sufficient financial aid will result in your contract being cancelled and your bed space being given to another student.

Financial Aid Disbursement: If any financial aid is awarded and there are funds remaining after tuition fees are paid, these funds are applied toward other University debts on the resident’s account such as housing installment payments. Licensee agrees to review account balance information regularly through Licensee’s myNorthridge Student Account and make payment on or before published due dates shown above.

Financial Aid Changes: Changes to financial aid may have an impact on licensee’s balance due. Changes in financial aid, whether imposed or voluntary, will not nullify any obligations of this license agreement. Full and prompt compliance with all Financial Aid Office requests for information is strongly advised to ensure a timely financial aid award and disbursement.

 

Family Housing in the Apartments at University Village: July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019

The Apartments at University Village is a family housing complex of one- and two-bedroom apartments at the north end of the campus. The complex includes 56 one- and 48 two-bedroom units, each with one bath. Family housing has a community building that includes laundry facilities, mailboxes and a large recreation room available for social gatherings. An outdoor swimming pool and modern play structure are next to the community building.

Family housing is located in the block surrounded by Lassen Street, Zelzah Avenue, Devonshire Street and Lindley Avenue. The main campus is easily accessible on foot or by bicycle. There are also several bus routes. Shopping and other community services are conveniently located nearby.

Apartment features

Each apartment features direct access from the outside, eliminating the need for noisy hallways. Kitchens are equipped with a refrigerator, a range and a garbage disposal. One-bedroom apartments include a dining bar. 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.

Ground floor apartments have patios, and upper-level apartments have decks. All are situated on the complex's extensive green space. There are a limited number of units designed to accommodate persons with physical disabilities. Family housing offers both partially modified units with accessible bathrooms and fully modified units with accessible bathrooms and kitchens. 

Charges and payment schedule

Fees One bedroom unitTwo bedroom unit
2018-2019 pricing$1,174$1,541
Security deposit$500$500
Lost key$25$25
SizeApproximately 505 square feetApproximately 746 square feet
*RHA fee$15$15

*Residence Hall Association (RHA) fee: This one-time annual fee is charged to all CSUN Student Housing residents and it is established to partially fund the Residence Halls Association (RHA). RHA is the student governing board in housing that promotes student advocacy and plans engaging events for residents to enjoy.

Your $15.00 goes a long way! Not only do we plan the largest-scale events in Student Housing, but we also work to respond to resident concerns within the residential experience.

If you have further questions about this fee, or about opting out, please contact Residence Halls Association (RHA) at rha@csun.edu

Other items

Residents living in family housing are responsible for their own utilities (gas, electricity, cable, phone, etc.) and must contact the service provider directly for service. A CSUN parking permit is required at all times in the parking lots surrounding family housing and the main campus. If a tenant has more than one car, each car will need to display a parking permit. Permits can be purchased from Parking and Transportation Services. A security deposit is required for the remote control device to access the main gate to family housing's parking lot.  

Eligibility

To be eligible for rental housing, the licensee must be a current CSUN student, faculty or staff member who meets the criteria. For eligibility regarding family housing in the Village Apartments, visit the Family Housing page and select Eligibility.

Additional Information

Meal plan

If you select or are placed in an apartment without a kitchen, you are required to purchase a meal plan from The University Corporation's office. 

Payments

You may mail payments to the address below:
University Cash Services

18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8214 

You may also pay online through the myNorthridge Portal. Payments can be made with a MasterCard, American Express, or Discover credit card or an e-check.


If you have further questions, please email us at or call our office at (818) 677-2160.