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Where to Send an Application

Where to Send an Application

Oddly enough, you need to be a student to live in “student” housing. Crazy, huh? If you have been ACCEPTED as a student to California Baptist University, CONGRATULATIONS, you are eligible to apply for on campus housing. An application should have come in your acceptance packet from the Admissions Office. If one does not arrive, email the Campus Life Office at housing@calbaptist.edu and we'll be glad to send you one.

Once you get your acceptance packet, follow the steps outlined on the cover sheet of the housing application. Here are a few tips to help you along:

1. Complete the Housing Application fully.

2. Be sure to complete both sides of the application, answering every question thoroughly.

3. If you would like to live with a specific incoming student, please provide their name on the line provided. Bear in mind that ALL REQUESTS FOR ROOMMATES MUST BE MUTUAL. We may also need to wait on providing you an assignment if your requested roommate has not turned in their own housing application. Contact us if you have any questions.

4. Special Accommodations: This isn't the place for you to request special carpet or a room by yourself. If you have a physical disability or limitation that may prevent you from living on a second or third floor wing, please let us know in this box.

5. Sign the WHITE page of the Housing Agreement and keep the YELLOW copy for yourself.

6. Send your complete Housing Application, the signed WHITE copy of your Housing Agreement, and your $300 HOUSING DEPOSIT to:

California Baptist University
Attention: Residence Life
8432 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504

7. Once we have received your application, we will place it in our “assignment pool”. From this point, we will accumulate a good number of applicants in order to find the best match for you (if you haven’t requested a specific roommate already). Generally, assignment notification letters are sent mid-June, mid-July, and early August.

8. If you have any questions or concerns, you can email the Residence Life Office at housing@calbaptist.edu, or call the office during regular business hours at 951-552-8000.