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Current Students

Apply by March 15 for Fall Priority

Students who submit their housing application and agreement by March 15 are eligible for priority assignments in units;

  • with external facing city and park views
  • on higher level floors
  • in suite style units in Founders Hall (premium corner units with 3 or 4 bedrooms)
  • and you can win 1 of 50 $100 free laundry credits

Benefits of living on campus

  1. Convenience is key: after a year of remote learning, convenience to campus and academics resources is everything. Living on campus provides you with more time in the studios, libraries, and direct access to other campus resources.
  2. Succeed Academically: Studies show students who live on campus have a positive and satisfying college experience, earn higher grade point averages, and are more likely to graduate.
  3. Build Community: live immersed in a community of artists/designers. You may request friends as roommates or meet new artists/designers in your residential community

Health and Safety

Our team of RAs and professional staff prepare to support students in quarantine (when needed) with meal/food/package/mail delivery, and ensure they have the resources and support they need during this time. ResEd will be providing various living and learning programming throughout the year, while also following local health and safety protocols such as face coverings, social distancing, and proper hand-washing.


Students may request a roommate of their choice at the time of applying. Final assignment of single versus double occupancy will depend on the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Your roommate preferences will be collected in advance, in preparation for double occupancy to be allowed. If the health order, is restricted to single occupancy, you will not have a roommate unless you opt in.


CCA's newest residence, Founders Hall is a first-fill community. Therefore, it is possible that any applicant might receive a Founders assignment. Blattner Hall (CCA's apartment style community located 3 block's away) is the second priority fill residence. For upper division Oakland based majors, we also have a limited number of beds in our Irwin Hall community. When applying, you may rank you preferences for both location and unit type. Preferences will be prioritized by application date.

Required to Live On Campus

Founders Hall

Blattner Hall

Irwin Hall (Oakland)

Second Year Students



3rd-5th Year Students



X (OAK Based Majors)

All Graduates