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Postdoctoral Housing

While Postdoctoral candidates are not eligible for the housing guarantee extended to enrolled students, there are housing options available.

Postdoctoral candidates may apply to live in the University Apartments (both Family Student and Graduate student housing), but will be asked to submit a Request to Verify UCLA Affiliation form and provide the following when applying, in order to confirm their eligibility: 

  • Post MD (Interns and Residents) and Post DDS (Postgraduate Dental Students) must have a valid University ID number assigned by their department. They must also be assigned to a UCLA affiliated hospital and be properly registered with the Medical Center. Proof in the form of a letter from the department with an ending date or a payroll stub with identifying payroll title must be submitted.
  • Postdocs (Postdoctoral Scholars & Postgraduate Researchers) must have a valid University ID Number assigned by their department. They must also provide proof from the Graduate Division showing the beginning and end date of the appointment.

If there is available space remaining after the assignment process is completed for eligible enrolled students, Postdoctoral candidates will be offered an assignment in the University Apartments.

Application Procedures

Eligible postdocs can apply via the MyHousing website by selecting the "Access Housing Offers & Application" link. You will log in using your UCLA Logon ID and password (if you have not yet set one up, you can do so at Please log in and navigate to the "Application" section of the online portal using the link at the top of the page.