- Are facial coverings required in on-campus housing?
Facial coverings are required in communal areas (front desk, communal kitchens, hallways, stairs, laundry facilities etc.). Facial coverings are not required in the assigned residence hall room, suite or apartment.
- Are pets allowed in the halls?
The only allowed pets are fish in a maximum 2-gallon tank, unless for medical reasons. If you are needing medical accommodations, please register with the Student Ability Success Center (SASC).
- Can I apply for only one semester?
License agreements are for the academic year only. If you are a student who is graduating in December, studying abroad or are a one semester exchange student, you may submit a Contract Release Request 30 days prior to the end of the fall semester.
- I am a freshman currently living on campus. Am I required to live on campus my sophomore
year as well?
Please check your specific license agreement in your Housing Portal to see if you have a 2 year university housing requirement.
- Do you offer housing for community college students?
We are not currently offering housing for community college students.
- What is the cost of housing?
Housing rates are available on the Rates page. Rates very by room type, meal plan and building selections.
- How do I know when a housing payment is due?
Housing bills are due on the 20th of each month. Visit the Making Payments page to view the freshman, sophomore or upper division housing payment schedule. Students who receive financial aid will have that aid applied to their student account. If a credit is due, it will first go towards tuition and then to any outstanding SDSU bills.
- How do I know if I qualify for a fee postponement?
You will know if you are eligible for a fee postponement through your AidLink account. If eligible, fee postponement will display as a payment option when asked to make your initial payment in the license agreement process on your WebPortal.
Community Living Preferences
- What amenities are included?
- Are triple rooms larger than double rooms?
No, triple rooms are the same size as double rooms. We accommodate three sets of furniture by lofting 2 of the 3 beds.
- What if my roommate and I do not get along?
If you are having a roommate conflict, see your Resident Advisor (RA). Your RA is available to you as a resource and can help mediate roommate conflict. If that does not solve the issue, you or your roommate may request a Room Switch Request.
- Will I be asked to leave my Residential Learning Community if I change my major?
You will not be required to move out of your Residential Living Community. However, it may be beneficial to move to a community that better fits your needs.
- How can I receive mail or packages?
When shipping items to your space, please use the address of your residential community. All addresses can be found on the Mail Services page. Mail must be addressed to your full name, as noted on the webportal. Mail not addressed properly will be returned to sender.
- Do you offer bed height adjustments or furniture requests?
We are not able to accommodate bed height adjustment requests or furniture requests, unless for medical reasons. If you are needing medical accommodations, please register with the Student Ability Success Center (SASC).
- Are meal plans required?
As a freshman living on campus, you will be required to have a meal plan. We offer three different meal plans to accommodate your needs, providing you the flexibility to eat when and where you want. You will have the opportunity to select your meal plan on the housing application and can change your meal plan during three designated meal plan change periods throughout the academic year.
A meal plan will not be required for your sophomore year living on campus. However, meal plans are available for sophomore residents. Please note that sophomore meal plans cannot be changed once they are chosen.
- Can I change my meal plan after the semester has started?
Your meal plan may be changed at the Dining Services Office during the designated meal plan change dates. Visit Meal Plan Changes and contact SDSU Dining at 619-594-7640 for questions.
Do you have a question that's not listed? Contact us at [email protected] or 619-594-5742.