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Apply for Graduate Housing

Everything you need to know to find your home at Stanford.

Application Deadline

Munger Bedroom

Single Graduate Housing

Graduate students or undergraduates
25 years of age or older

Munger Kitchen

Couples without Children Housing

Graduate and undergraduate students who are married or in a domestic partnership

EVGR Kitchen

Students with Children Housing

Graduate or undergraduate students who have one to three legally-dependent children


How to Apply

Enter the annual Housing Assignment Lottery to indicate preferences and apply.

Submitting Your Application

Updating or Withdrawing Your Application

Renewing Your Contract

Eligibility, Priority and Guarantee

Matriculated and non-matriculated students are assigned based on new student status, degree program and years in housing.

Enrollment Requirements and Eligibility

Assignment Guarantee and Priorities

Housing Assignments

An automated assignment round is held each quarter beginning with an exemption round for student staff and students requiring medical accommodations.

Assignment Rounds

Medical Accommodations

Student Staff Assignments

Shared Single Graduate Housing

Many of the on-campus options are shared apartments in which you have your own bedroom and share common space with one, two or three other students.

Applying for Shared Apartments

Applying with Friends

Gender-Inclusive Housing

Escondido Village Graduate Residences

Stanford University's newest graduate residence located in the heart of Escondido Village.

Key Dates

Housing Application Deadlines, 2020-21


Assignment Round

Application Deadline

Assignment Announced

Autumn Medical accommodations  Now-May 30 to register with OAE and apply for housing June 12
  First round Lottery and renewal assignments June 10  June 29
  Second round assignments July 7 We will begin announcing assignments on July 20
  Rolling assignments  July 8 – October 23 August 3 – October 23
Winter  First round assignments October 23 (apply as early as possible beginning May 24) November 14
  Rolling assignments   October 24 – February 5  November 16 to February 5
Spring  First round assignments  February 5, 2021 (apply as early as possible beginning May 24) February 27
  Rolling assignments  February 6 – April 30 March 1 to April 30


Submit your 2020-21 applications for all quarters in Axess beginning on May 24, 2020.



Move in Date Options 2020-21




Autumn August 7, 2020 Students with school-age children
  August 20, 2020 Pre-clinical MD & MAPA students
  August 21, 2020 Early arrival option for all students
  August 24, 2020 First-year law students
  August 28, 2020  Early arrival option for all students
  September 4, 2020 Early arrival option for all students
  September 11, 2020 All students
Winter December 31, 2020 All students
Spring  March 27, 2021 All students
Summer June 19, 2021 All students


Check in at your Housing Front Desk




Graduate Community

Explore the Gateway for New Graduate Students. Find the resources you need to begin your graduate career at Stanford. Check your school and department websites for important information, too.

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