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Apply for Graduate Housing

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

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Single Graduate Housing

Graduate students or undergraduates who are 25 years of age or older

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Couples without Children Housing

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


Students with Children Housing

Graduate or undergraduate students who have 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 Information

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Housing Rates

Graduate housing charges usually fall below local area rents and include furnishings, basic utilities — water, heat, electricity, garbage, sewer and coinless/cardless laundry — in the housing rate.

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Contract Lengths

The length of your contract is based on your academic program, category of housing, location of your housing assignment and when you are assigned.

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Changes After You Are Assigned

You may cancel your housing or apply for reassignment after you have been assigned.

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Residence Agreement

The residence agreement governs occupancy, conduct and expectations for living in your apartment.

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Assignment Statistics

Statistics will be added throughout the year as the assignment rounds are completed.

Key Dates

Housing Application Deadlines, 2024-25


Assignment Round

Application Deadline

Assignment Announced

AutumnMedical Accommodations Now-April 10, 2024 to register with OAE and April 22 to apply for housing and file the Housing Accommodation request at oaeconnect.stanford.eduMay 25, 2024
 First Round Lottery and Renewal AssignmentsMay 1, 2024May 25, 2024
 Second Round AssignmentsJuly 3, 2024July 20, 2024
 Rolling Assignments July 4 – October 25, 2024July 22 – October 25, 2024
Winter First Round AssignmentsOctober 25, 2024 (apply beginning September 25, 2024)November 16, 2024
 Rolling Assignments  October 26, 2024 – February 7, 2025November 18, 2024 – February 7, 2025
Spring First Round Assignments February 7, 2025 (apply beginning January 7, 2025)March 1, 2025
 Rolling Assignments February 8 – May 2, 2025March 3 – May 2, 2025


Submit your 2024-25 applications for all quarters in Axess beginning on April 3, 2024.



Move-in Date Options 2024-25




AutumnAugust 9, 2024Students with school-age children
 August 16, 2024Pre-clinical MD & MSPA students
 August 23, 2024Early arrival option for all students
 August 23, 2024First-year law students
 August 30, 2024Early arrival option for all students
 September 6, 2024Early arrival option for all students
 September 11, 2024Residents of the GSB Residences
 September 11, 2024First-year GSB students
 September 13, 2024All students
WinterJanuary 3, 2025All students
Spring March 28, 2025All students
SummerJune 21, 2025All students


Check in at your Housing Service Center




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