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Applying for On-Campus Housing

Welcome 2015/2016 Applicants

Welcome to the start of your CalArts experience. As you explore your housing options,  consider on-campus housing, which provides greater exposure to the CalArts community and the Santa Clarita Valley. On-campus housing places you in a position to maximize your experience at CalArts. Knowing your community can create a positive living situation. We accommodate just over a third of the campus population through either Chouinard Hall or Ahmanson Hall. If you are interested in on-campus accommodations, please read through our Residence Life Brochure and submit the 2015/16 On-Campus Housing Application per the instructions below.

Applying for On-Campus Housing

If you would like to apply for on-campus housing for the 2015-16 academic year, please download the application below and return it to the Residence Life Office.  Applications may be submitted via regular mail, e-mail, fax, or hand-delivery to the Residence Life Office.  Please include your $350.00 deposit when submitting your application.

We are currently accepting applications for housing for the remainder of the Fall semester and the Spring semester.  If a space is not immediately availabe when we receive your completed
application, you will be placed on a short waiting list until you either
secure a space or choose to be removed from the waiting list.

Our availability of spaces changes on a daily basis as we are receiving cancellations and new applications regularly.  If you are interested in living on-campus, we would strong recommend that you apply as soon as possible.  Waited listed applications still have a good chance of securing a space over the course of the summer.  Please call to speak to one of our staff members if you are concerned about your application status.

Check-in day for new Spring semester residents is Wednesday January 6th, 2016.  We will be providing van service from the Bob Hope Burbank Airport and Van Nuys Flaway station on this day only for Spring semester returns.  Please contact the Residence Life Office in the first week of December if you would like to sign up for one of these van runs.

2015-16 On-Campus Housing Application

Download the on-campus housing application below or pick one up in person in the Residence Life Office, located in Chouinard Hall, room 101.

2015-16 CalArts On Campus Housing Application

Return ALL pages of the completed forms with the required $350 security deposit directly to the Residence Life Office either by USPS, fax or email.

  • Mailing Address:CalArts
    Residence Life
    24700 McBean Parkway
    Valencia, CA 91355
  • Fax:
  • Email Address:
  • Alternate Methods of Payment: Pay by Phone: The best method for current students to pay is by visiting the cashier window in the Accounting Office to pay in-person. 
    You may also call the Accounting Office 661-253-7846 to pay by credit card.  Pay by Wire Transfer: If you are paying by wire
    transfer, be sure to check with your bank as to the cost of the wire. The bank usually deducts the cost of the wire from the amount of money that you send, which in some instances may cause your payment to be short. Please use the following information: Bank of America -Woodland Hills Branch, 5945 Canoga Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367 Make payable to: California Institute of the Arts, Account #1465-0-01460, Routing
    #026-009-593, Swift Code - BOFAUS3N Please include the student's name and ID number.

Note: Faxed and emailed applications will not be processed until the $350 deposit is received.

Download and print out the 2015-16 CalArts Residence Life Brochure for additional information about living on campus and Residence Life.

View the 2015-16 CalArts Meal Plan options. All BFA 1 and BFA 2 on-campus residents are required to purchase a Meal Plan.

Last edited by alewin on Nov 05, 2015
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