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Apply for Graduate Housing

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

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 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

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.

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.

Changes After You Are Assigned

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

Residence Agreement

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

Assignment Statistics

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

Key Dates

Housing Application Deadlines, 2023-24


Assignment Round

Application Deadline

Assignment Announced

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




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.

Learn more here

Campus Dining & Retail

At Stanford R&DE, we pride ourselves on providing an exceptional dining experience regardless of location. Using locally-sourced, sustainable ingredients as the foundation of every dish, our chefs craft flavorful and delicious options for every meal of the day.

Blackened Catfish

Dining Halls & Retail Locations

Grab-N-Go Offerings

The Market at Munger

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Meal Plans & Cardinal Dollars

Late Night Oreo Shake

Late Night Dining Options