All information with an orange labelis required.

Applicant Information

Permanent Home Address

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E-mail Address
All initial communication from CSUSM Housing will be sent to your preferred email address.

School Information


Guarantor Information

A guarantor, usually a parent or guardian, is a person over the age of 25, residing in the US, who agrees to be financially responsible if you are ever unable to fulfill the financial obligations of your housing license. If you are unable to provide a guarantor, a deposit in lieu of guarantor in the amount of $1,200 will be required, payable to your MYCSUSM Account.
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The guarantor email address and cell phone must be different than the resident's email address and cell phone.

Emergency Contact Information


Missing Person Contact Information

This person will only be contacted in the event that you are reported to the university as a missing person.

Housing Preference

The following information will be used in assigning a space. All of the preferences and comments provided below will be considered; however, room assignment is solely based on availability at the sole discretion of Housing.

If possible, I would like to be assigned to the following bed type at North Commons:

Room Type Preference at North Commons

Please review available floor plans here.

1st Choice:


2nd Choice:

Additional Comments

Specialized Housing Options

If you are interested in a Specialized Housing Community, please select one of the options below. If you are not interested, please select "None".

RLC assignment is not guaranteed and is based on interest and availability.

Please note, if you select a Specialized Housing Community your floor plan ranking above will be discarded and you will be placed in the floor plans available for this community.

Community Description
Substance Free Living Students that choose to live in the Substance Free Living Community make the commitment to not use alcohol or drugs.
Gender Inclusive This community meets the needs of all of our residents, inclusive of all genders, gender identities and gender expressions by striving to provide a safe, inclusive, comfortable and supportive living environment.
LGBTQA This housing option creates opportunities for support, identity exploration, and community building for the LGBTQA community and those allies interested in supporting this community.
RLC The San Marcos Experience (SME) is an engaging opportunity for residents to build connections both in and outside the classroom, focusing on leadership development and civic engagement.
None I am not interested in any of the specialized housing options above.

Terms and Conditions

Applicant represents all of the above information is true, complete and authorizes the verification of same by reasonable means.  Any misrepresentation or omission may be cause for the rejection of this application and/or termination of this license agreement.  Applicant further authorizes free exchange of information between California State University San Marcos, CSUSM Corporation, and COCM, including but not limited to the applicant's student status, academic records, judicial records, and financial records to be used to determine whether this applicant shall be approved or disapproved.

Applicant understands the application fee of $50 (per resident) and the licensing fee of $250.00 (per resident) are non-refundable and non-transferable. These fees are used to process the application of both primary and guarantor, as well as other administrative needs such as roommate matching software and preparation of move-in.

I understand that I am required to purchase the designated meal plan option as a resident of North Commons for the entire term of my license agreement. (The meal plan is not included in the cost of Housing)

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