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.

You will need your CCS ID Number. You will need your CCS ID Number. When completing the housing application, you will be required to enter your seven-digit CCS ID number (Zero followed by the six-digit 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

CCS housing is transitioning to a new housing management software with an anticipated launch of early March. 

View our tutorial video for instructions on how to apply for the CCS housing application, and start your application using the button below.

CCS Housing Application Tutorial

Please view the video below with tips on how to fill in the housing application.

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.

Move-In Dates

Fall 2024

New International Students: August 24

New U.S. Students: August 25

Returning Students: August 30

Move-in dates are not negotiable.


Need Help?

Please contact the Residence Life Office at 313.664.7879.

Winter 2025

New Students: January 8

Returning Students: January 12

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 [email protected].