Eligibility Requirements

UCSF Housing Services’ mission is to provide quality university housing and related services to Students, Postdocs, Residents, Clinical Fellows and Faculty. The following groups were identified as a priority by the campus Long Range Development Plan and the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Housing. These priority groups are not determined solely by the department of Housing Services.

Please be advised that UCSF tenants are subject to 2-year term limits in campus housing.  After staying in your assignment for 24 months, you will be required to move and find alternative housing accommodations. Term limits are cumulative in a lifetime, regardless of university affiliation or break in tenancy.

A change in eligibility status, to an ineligible title code or affiliate group, during the term of an Agreement will render the Tenant no longer eligible for housing.  Tenants will have 30 days from the date of graduation or disaffiliation from their status to move out (vacate) their unit, even if they are continuing at UCSF.

Contained here are specific definitions for these priority groups.

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Residents and Clinical Fellows

Persons who are enrolled in, or have been accepted to, and have submitted intent to enroll in the following programs. Enrollment is verified through UCSF Registrar. Graduation, withdrawal or dismissal from these programs terminates housing eligibility.
▪ ATCR (Advanced Training In Clinical Research) Certificate Program (credit program only / non-credit program is not eligible)
▪ Dentistry
▪ Graduate Division
▪ JMT (Joint Medical Training program with Berkeley)
▪ Medicine
▪ MSTP (Medical Sciences Training Program)
▪ Nursing
▪ Pharmacy
▪ Physical Therapy
▪ Postbaccalaureate Program

Students who take a LOA (maximum 1 year) for a UCSF-related internship that is integral to their academic program will remain eligible for Housing up to their term limit.  Examples:  Pathway to Discovery Program, Graduate Student Internships for Career Exploration.

PLEASE NOTE: “Students” who are visiting from other universities—and who are not enrolled via the UCSF Registrar’s office in one of the above programs—are not eligible for university housing.

Persons who currently hold UCSF Postdoctoral Scholar positions, or have been offered positions to start within 60 days, in the following UCSF payroll titles, whether paid or unpaid. These titles must be verified through employee payroll (OLPPS) for UCSF Postdoctoral Scholars. Postdoctoral scholars in affiliated programs (HHMI, Gladstone, NCIRE) are eligible with departmental verification of their postdoc status. Disaffiliation from these title codes terminates housing eligibility.

3252 Postdoctoral Scholar-Employee
3253 Postdoctoral Scholar-Fellow
3254 Postdoctoral Scholar-Paid Direct
3255 Postdoctoral Scholar – Employee NEX
3256 Interim Postdoctoral Scholar – Employee
Gladstone Postdoctoral Scholar
HHMI Postdoctoral Research Associate
NCIRE-funded Postdoctoral Research Scholar (VA)

PLEASE NOTE:“Specialists”, “Researchers” and “Teaching Assistants” are not eligible under the Postdoctoral Scholar title codes. Postdocs become ineligible for campus housing when they leave the postdoc title code appointment. Tenants will need to terminate their campus Housing within 30 days of leaving the postdoc appointment, even if they continue working or studying at UCSF.

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Residents and Clinical Fellows
Persons who hold positions in—or have been offered positions and will begin employment within 60 days in—the following title codes. These titles must be verified through employee payroll (OLPPS). Disaffiliation for any reason from these title codes terminates housing eligibility.
2708 Residents PGY-I (Medical)

2724 Residents PGY-II through PGY-VII (Medical)

2727 Residents (Dentistry)

2737 Residents (Dentistry)

2728 Residents PGY1 (Pharmacy practice)

2729 Residents PGY2 (Pharmacy second year specialties)

2726 Fellows (ACGME-accredited clinical fellows PGY-IV through PGY-IX)

2732 Fellows (Non ACGME-accredited clinical fellows PGY-II through PGY-IX)

2740 Non-Physician Clinical Trainee (provisional)

PLEASE NOTE:“Residents” in title code 3240 POSTGRAD RES——- - FISCAL YR will be verified as “Students” and must be enrolled via the UCSF Registrar (see Students section).
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The focus of the Faculty Housing program is to provide housing for the recruitment and retention of UCSF faculty members. Faculty housing is offered by the University to be a transitional help to faculty members as they search for off-campus housing. It is not intended as long-term or as “permanent” rental property. Housing Agreements are minimum 6 months and have a 2 year occupancy term limit.

Faculty appointments must be at least 50% paid FTE in any one of these eligible title codes, and verified through employee payroll (OLPPS). The faculty member is automatically ineligible for campus housing if he or she leaves the faculty title code series appointment for any reason, even if she or he remains affiliated with UCSF.


1110 Professor - Fiscal Yr

1210 Assoc Professor - Fiscal Yr

1310 Asst Professor - Fiscal Year

1400 Instructor-Academic Year

1450 Professor Of Clinical___FY

1451 Assoc Prof Of Clinical___FY

1452 Asst Prof Of Clinical___FY

1453 Prof Of Clinical___Hcomp

1454 Assoc Prof Of Clinical___Hcomp

1455 Asst Prof Of Clincial___Hcomp

1717 Assistant Professor-Hcomp

1719 Associate Professor-Hcomp

1721 Professor-Hcomp

1724 Asst Prof In Res-Hcomp

1726 Prof In Res-Hcomp

1727 Adjunct Instructor-Hcomp

1728 Asst Adjunct Prof-Hcomp

1731 Hs Clin Instructor-Hcomp

1732 Hs Asst Clin Prof-Hcomp

1733 HS Associate Clinical Professor

1755 Instructor-Medcomp-B

1757 Assistant Professor-Medcomp-B

1758 Act Asst Professor-Medcomp-B

1759 Associate Professor-Medcomp-B

2030 Hs Assoc Clin Professor-Fiscal Yr

2070 Hs Clinical Instructor-Fiscal Yr

3251 Professor In Residence - Fy

3261 Assoc Prof In Residence- Fy

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