On-Campus Housing


Be sure to follow all the steps. The Housing Application process requires several steps including making payments and completing the online application form. Incoming students must pay the $250 Enrollment Deposit before they can apply for housing.

Reserving space. Applications submitted without the required payments will not have a secure housing reservation.

Housing fills quickly. Housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and all students interested in housing can apply at the same time. The Housing Application is open early January through the school year: ccshousing.roomchoice.com.

Online Application through RoomChoice.com. All students applying for CCS housing must pay a $20 application fee to RoomChoice.com and Sign Up (create an account) on the site in order to make a housing selection. You will also make your $300 Housing Payment through RoomChoice.

You will Need your CCS ID Number. When completing the RoomChoice.com application, you will be required to enter your CCS ID number. New students will find it on the Next Steps section of their Student Portal.

Step 1: Make Your Payments to CCS

Incoming Students:
$250 Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable)

  • Use your login IDs and password (found on your admission decision letters and in the Student Portal on the Next Steps tab.)
  • International students can also submit the enrollment deposit in their home currency by bank/credit card or bank transfer via FlyWire.

Step 2: Complete the Housing Application

  • Sign Up/Create an account
  • Select your Room and Roommate
  • Complete the Application Form
  • Pay the $20 Application Fee and $300 First Housing Payment on RoomChoice.com

Alternative Payment Methods:

By Phone:
Call the CCS Business Office/Cashier 313.664.7435

By Check, via mail or in person:
College for Creative Studies
Business Office/Cashier Window, 1st floor Yamasaki building
201 E. Kirby St.
Detroit, MI 48202

The CCS Business Office/Cashier Window hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Have Questions? Need Help?

If you have any further questions, please email us or call 313.664.7678.

Student Housing Information Packet 2021-2022

View the Housing Information Packet here.


Emotional Support Animal Policy

College for Creative Studies Emotional Support Animal Policy


Renters Insurance

Get more information about renters insurance here

Move-In Dates

Fall 2022
New International Students: August 27
New U.S. Students: August 28
Returning Students: September 2

Move-in dates are not negotiable.


Need Help?

Please contact the Residence Life Office at 313.664.7879.

Winter 2023

New Students: January 4
Returning Students: January 8

You’re going to love it here in midtown!

*CCS can not guarantee housing for all applicants. If CCS is unable to assign you housing, your Housing Payment and Deposit will be refunded.

Complete Housing Policy Details can be obtained from the Student Affairs Office, and will be provided to you at the time you are asked to sign a Housing Contract. Questions should be directed to Ryan Harrison in the Office of Student Affairs 313-664-7678 or housing@collegeforcreativestudies.edu.