Is student housing available for 2020–21?

  • Fall 2020 update: On August 3, UCLA announced fall-term plans that included the return of about 5,000 students to campus residence halls. However, in response to new guidelines issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, we have had to greatly reduce the number of students that can be accommodated on campus. Read the full message.
  • On-campus housing will now be limited to: (1) Students who have no alternative housing options and whose current housing does not provide a safe and appropriate environment or does not provide sufficient accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act; (2) student-athletes participating in on-campus training and conditioning; and (3) students enrolled in the small handful of in-person or hybrid courses being offered who do not have alternative local housing options.
  • Students with current housing contracts will be receiving letters from Housing staff to assess whether they fall into any of the above categories; those who do not will be notified of the cancellation of their contract and receive a refund of fees paid.
  • More information is available on UCLA Housing’s COVID-19 information page.
  • Residence hall occupancy is limited to one student per bedroom, and undergraduate apartments are limited to two students per bedroom.
  • Certain buildings will be set aside for isolation of students who test positive for COVID-19 or who were in close contact with someone who tested positive and are required to quarantine.
  • Students whose contracts have been canceled or who are considering changing their housing status are encouraged to read the Financial Aid and Scholarship office’s Changes to Your Housing Selection FAQ (PDF) for information on how these decisions may affect their financial aid.
  • UCLA does not anticipate canceling any eligible graduate students’ 2020–21 housing contracts and rental agreements in response to the pandemic.
  • Housing rates can be found here

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