How to Apply

If you are interested in on-campus accommodations, please read through our 2018-2019 Residence Life Brochure and submit the 2018-2019 On-Campus Housing Application per the instructions below.

The deadline to apply for on-campus housing for the 2018-2019 academic year is May 4, 2018, at 4 pm PST. Click the link below to download the application. Please carefully read all information on the cover page for submission instructions and important details.

2018-2019 CalArts On-Campus Housing Application

a. Return all pages of the completed and signed forms directly to the Residence Life Office by 4pm PST on May 4, 2018. (Incomplete applications will be not processed.)

b. Ways to Submit Application:


CalArts Residence Life

24700 McBean Parkway

Valencia, CA 91355


Fax to: 661 255-2758

c. Payment submission

i. Electronic Check from your checking or savings account (no processing fee), or credit card (Mastercard, VISA or Discover, with a 2.55% processing fee) at:

ii. Check/Money Order mailed to: CalArts Residence Life and made payable to California Institute of the Arts

iii. Do not send cash. Deposits may be paid via bank wire. Wire transfer instructions can be found at: accounts/payment-options. If paying by wire transfer, please be sure to check with your bank for 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. Wire transfers may take up to 10 business days to arrive in the CalArts account. Please reference the student name and I.D. number in the wire.

iv. The $350 Payment must be received to the Institute by the May 4, 2018 deadline for the application to be considered on-time.