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Fall 2024 - Spring 2025 Applications NOW OPEN! First year students must complete Intent To Enroll prior to submitting a housing application
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We are absolutely thrilled that you're interested in making CSUSM your home during your time as a Cougar. We offer modern, all-inclusive, apartment and suite style housing where you can focus on your academics while building long-lasting relationships with fellow students. 

We have multiple communities to choose from. Minimize your stress with included amenities.

Summer 2024 Office Hours

For questions about applications, licensieng, roommate matching, room assignments, billing or payments, please contact our main office. We are available during business hours, Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM (excluding campus holidays).

May 28th - August 11th

  • UVA & North Commons offices will be CLOSED
  • The QUAD will be open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

North Commons Building
North Commons
This state of the art, suite style complex is home offers 7 floors of modern suite style living, phenomenal views of campus, and will host the San Marcos Experience residential learning community. Located next to the Campus Way Cafe, inside North City, North Commons is the perfect choice for CSUSM Cougars.
The Quad at night
The QUAD offers modern, furnished apartments with stainless steel appliances plus flat screen TV's in each living room. It offers quad (four person occupancy), triple, double, deluxe double, single and deluxe single bed space options. Located in North City, directly adjacent to Campus Way Cafe
Students outside the village aprtments
University Village Apartments
Furnished apartments including full kitchens and bathrooms. UVA offers triple, double, and single occupancy bed space options, along with single occupancy studios. Located just below campus across from The Sports Center


Amentities are shared between all CSUSM Housing residents. Your apartment key will grant you access to spaces specific to your property. 

All Utilities Included

Utilities include water, trash, gas, electricity, sewer, Internet and basic cable.

On-Site Maintenance

We have maintenance on-property Monday - Friday, along with on-call after hours for any emergencies.

Campus Police

Enjoy a safe environment with University Police Department support and safety patrols.

Residential Education Staff

With our on-property Resident Directors and Resident Advisors, residents are supported as they transition to college life.

Activities & Events

Our communities offer educational and community building activities and events held by the Resident Advisors (RA's).

Fitness Rooms

Enjoy access to our cardio, cycling studio, fitness center, and more. Open to all residents.

Laundry Rooms

Access to self-service machines included in your cost of housing. No need to carry quarters.

Individual License Agreements

License agreements are specific to the student. Our residents are only responsible for their payment, not their roommate(s).


Communities have a mail and package system. Electronic package lockers are also available.


Housing Tours

Housing tours are 10-15 minutes and are available via walk-in, no reservation is required! Stop by any of our properties to request a tour.
Tours include a walkthrough of our property amenities and building exteriors.

We also offer Virtual Tours.

Tours are available

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 9 am - 11 am & 1 pm - 3 pm

Career Center


Contact Us

University Village Apartments

305 Campus View Drive


200 E. Barham Drive,

North Commons

190 E. Barham Drive

Housing Questions? Contact (760) 750-3711 or email us at

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