Apply for Graduate Housing
Everything you need to know to find your home at Stanford.
How to Apply
Enter the annual Housing Assignment Lottery to indicate preferences and apply.
Updating or Withdrawing Your Application
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
An automated assignment round is held each quarter beginning with an exemption round for student staff and students requiring medical accommodations.
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
Escondido Village Graduate Residences
Stanford University's newest graduate residence located in the heart of Escondido Village.
Housing Application Deadlines, 2023-24
|Autumn||Medical Accommodations||Now-April 12, 2023 to register with OAE and April 26 to apply for housing and file the OAE request||May 27, 2023|
|First Round Lottery and Renewal Assignments||May 3, 2023||May 27, 2023|
|Second Round assignments||July 5, 2023||July 22, 2023|
|Rolling Assignments||July 6 – October 27, 2023||July 24 – October 27, 2023|
|Winter||First Round Assignments||October 27, 2023 (apply as early as possible beginning April 5, 2023)||November 18, 2023|
|Rolling Assignments||October 28, 2023 – February 9, 2024||November 20, 2023 – February 9, 2024|
|Spring||First Round Assignments||February 9, 2024 (apply as early as possible beginning April 5, 2023)||March 2, 2024|
|Rolling Assignments||February 10 – May 3, 2024||March 4 – May 3, 2024|
Submit your 2023-24 applications for all quarters in Axess beginning on April 5, 2023.
Move-in Date Options 2023-24
|Autumn||August 4, 2023||Students with school-age children|
|August 18, 2023||Pre-clinical MD & MSPA students|
|August 25, 2023||Early arrival option for all students|
|August 28, 2023||First-year law students|
|September 1, 2023||Early arrival option for all students|
|September 8, 2023||Early arrival option for all students|
|September 13, 2023||Residents of the GSB Residences|
|September 13, 2023||First-year GSB students|
|September 15, 2023||All students|
|Winter||January 5, 2024||All students|
|Spring||March 29, 2024||All students|
|Summer||June 22, 2024||All students|
Check in at your Housing Service Center
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