Applying for 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: https://ccshousing.roomchoice.com/home

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. It is included in your admission decision packet, or on any previous enrollment confirmation or tuition statement.

How to Apply for Housing

Step 1: Make Your Payments to CCS

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

Make Your Payment Now

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

Apply for Housing

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  or call 313.664.7678.

*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 .

Fall 2019 Move-In Dates

New and Transfer Students

Sunday, August 25
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New International Students

Sunday, August 18
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) helps foreign students with transportation to and from the airport if you confirm your travel plans with them by August 1.

Returning Students

Friday, August 30
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Winter 2019 Move-In Dates

New and Transfer Students

Wednesday, January 2
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Move-in dates are not negotiable.

Need Help?

Please contact the Residence Life Office at 313.664.7879.

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