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Important Dates

In order to receive priority consideration, students must meet the admissions and housing deadlines. Admissions and housing deadlines are defined as follows:

  • Accepting the offer of admission by the admissions deadline
  • Submitting the housing application by the housing application deadline
  • Signing the housing contract and submitting the $450 housing prepayment by the housing contract process deadline

For Incoming First-Time Students:

  • Accept the Offer of Admission by May 1, 2021 and apply for Housing in the Triton Checklist by May 7, 2021.
  • Housing contract information will be emailed to your UC San Diego email address in mid-May.
  • Signed Housing contract and $450 prepayment due date: May 24, 2021.
  • Submit any roommate requests and room type preferences: Mid-July
  • Room Assignment and Move-in information available: Late-August*

For Incoming Transfer Students:

  • Accept the Offer of Admission by June 1, 2021 and apply for Housing in the Triton Checklist by June 7, 2021.
  • Housing contract information will be emailed to your UC San Diego email address in early-June.
  • Signed Housing contract and $450 prepayment due date: June 18, 2021.
  • Submit any roommate requests and room type preferences: Mid-July
  • Room Assignment and Move-in information available: Late-August*

*Students will have an opportunity to review and/or change their selected dining plan and housing installment payment plan during this time. 

Housing Application Process

Students who have accepted their Offer of Admissions to UC San Diego may apply for housing in late March. Please allow 24-48 hours after accepting the Offer of Admission to access the 2021-2022 Incoming Student Housing Application Process via the Housing Portal.

For Continuing Students:

  • Continuing Student Housing Application available May 6, 2021 to May 11, 2021.
  • Continuing Student Housing Contract Process: Begins in early June 2021.

Housing Contract Process

Important information about the 2021/22 Housing Contract Process can be found on the Housing Contract Process page.