Freshmen Offer FAQs

We’re so excited to welcome you this fall! Check out the below FAQs for more information on the freshmen offer process.

Why was I offered a triple, but I listed doubles?
All freshmen have been offered triples. We did have double rooms listed in the application, but due to space availability at the time of offers, all freshmen were offered a triple.

How do I make my initial payment?
You will be redirected to a payment site to complete your payment after you sign your contract. Once you have paid, you’re not done accepting your offer! You will be redirected back to your housing portal, and you need to click “Complete Offer Acceptance.”

What if I want to change my room?
You need to first accept your current offer, then you can submit a Change of Assignment Request (CAR). Please note, CARs are not guaranteed and based on space availability. You will be able to request a change to a double room, but they are very limited.

I was offered to a gender inclusive room, what does that mean?
If you selected gender inclusive housing in your application, you will be assigned with other students who also requested gender inclusive housing. Your gender will not be used when assigning your roommates, meaning that you may be assigned with somebody who has a different gender identity from you.

I no longer want gender inclusive housing, can I opt out?
Yes, please complete the offer acceptance process for your current offer, then email us at uclahousing@housing.ucla.edu to opt out. 

When will I receive my room number and roommate information?
We will send room, roommate, and move in information by the end of August

Can I still request roommates?
If you have both been offered to the same building and room type, then you can mutually request one another on the housing application, and we should be able to assign you to the same room in August. If you have been offered to different buildings or room types, you will need to submit a Change of Assignment Request to try and be moved into the same building/room type. 

When is move-in?
Move-In takes place over 4 days, prior to the start of the academic year. For the 2022-2023 academic year, move-in is Wednesday, September 14-Saturday, September 17, 2022. You will be assigned a specific date and time in late August (depending on what building you are in). If you need to make travel arrangements early, please do so for the dates listed above. If you are assigned a different date and time, you can make changes to your assigned time after you receive your assignment information.

More Questions?
Email us uclahousing@housing.ucla.edu
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