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University Housing Services

University Housing Services strives to create a residential community that supports and enhances academic success, fosters the learning and development of our students, and promotes student involvement and civic engagement.

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Contact Us

Should you have questions or need assistance during business hours, please contact us at uhs-frontdesk@sjsu.edu or at (408)795.5600. Staff at the building front desks are available to assist residents after hours and weekends.

Payment & Billing Questions

Should you have questions or need assistance during business hours regarding payments, installment payment plans, or billing, please contact the Housing Cashier at uhs-cashier@sjsu.edu. or at 408-795-5600.

Housing Virtual Queue

Don't have time to wait on the phone to talk to someone? Try our Housing Virtual Queue! Just tell us when you're available, whether you prefer a phone conversation or in-person visit, and someone from Housing will contact you during our office hours.

Housing Options

SJSU provides a variety of residential buildings for you to choose from. We offer traditional and suite style housing and apartment-style-living.  Learn more about our housing options, theme communities and the unique residential living experience in each of our building communities.

Apply For Housing

We are accepting applications for Spring 2024 semester.  

You can complete and submit the Housing application at our New Portal Site.  
If you have previously visited our housing portal, please be sure to clear your cache and restart your browser before completing the application at our new portal site. 

If you are interested in housing for the current Fall 2023 semester, please contact the Housing Office at uhs-frontdesk@sjsu.edu or 408-795-5600.

SJSU Immunization Requirements

All students living in on campus housing are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine.   Please refer to the links below for information about the housing and campus vaccine requirements and latest COVID-19 response updates.


University Housing Services works in collaboration with the Accessible Education Center (AEC) to provide housing accommodations for students with documented disabilities who meet the eligibility and verification requirements. Students requesting an accommodation should review the Housing Accommodations information prior to completing the Housing Application.

SJSU International House

Have you considered living in on-campus housing at the International House? The International House is home to U.S. and international students who are freshman through graduate students.  As an SJSU housing option, the I-House community provides a diverse and welcoming intercultural living environment.  Apply directly to I-House.

Frosh Live On Requirement

The Frosh Live-On Requirement is suspended for the 2023-2024 academic year. No student is required to live in on campus housing. Mandatory frosh do not need to complete and submit an exemption form. 

Meal Plans

Learn about meal plans and the on campus dining options offered by Spartan Eats.

Tour Information

Due to COVID restrictions, we are not currently offering in person tours of our residential buildings.  NEW! 3-D Tours! We invite you to view our tour videos or take a 3-D tour at the links below. 

Information will be posted here when we resume in person tours.


Find out more about the student and professional staff employment opportunities available in University Housing Services

Off-Campus Housing Resources

View our list of off-campus housing resources and properties.  We also encourage you to check out the SJSU SAMMY app to connect with other SJSU students looking for off-campus housing. 

Residential Life

Living on campus places you in the center of the Spartan community.  Take advantage of the opportunities to meet other students, participate in residence community programs, and have easy access to student organizations, campus events and a variety of academic resources.

Community Living Policies

Learn about the community living policies and guidelines that all residents are expected to follow.  Review our Community Living Handbook for more information about living on campus, tips and campus resources. 

Facilities and Maintenance

Need to make a facilities or maintenance request? Fill out our online request form here. Also, find tips and additional information about keys, appliances, laundry and other facilities areas. 

Conference Services

Interested in hosting a conference or staying overnight at SJSU?  Learn more about our summer conference program, guest accommodations and how to reserve an overnight guest room. 

FAQS & How We Can Help

Learn more about housing policies and forms, IT support, tours and mailroom information. Still have questions? Find answers to frequently asked questions in our  “FAQs” and "Housing A to Z”

About Us

The University Housing Services staff is committed to supporting and helping our residents grow and thrive during their time at SJSU. We have an open-door policy, and encourage you to reach out with any questions or concerns.

Fire Report

The best way to stay safe is to be prepared. Read about our evacuation procedures, safety and security policies, fire drill report and more in our annual fire report.

COVID-19 Testing Information Video

Our special episode of Teddy Talks addresses SJSU's weekly follow up testing throughout the semester.

Watch our video

Spartan Community Promise

The Spartan Community Promise is a voluntary way to show your SJSU family that you care and that we are united. 

Read our promise

University Housing Services Residential Community Compact

Please read our compact with the SJSU community in regards to COVID-19 safety and precautions.

View our community compact

Addendum to 2022-2023 Housing License Agreements

See the latest policies regarding the health and safety of our students during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the addendum

Message from University Housing Services

Learn more about the actions we're taking to address the pandemic and keep our students safe.

Understand our safety actions

Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination

The California State University, which includes San José State, does not discriminate on the basis of gender, which includes sex and gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its education programs or activities.

Notice of Nondiscrimination