Residence Life

Student Housing Options

Whether living on campus, near campus or commuting from a distance each day, Cleveland State students have a chance to experience unique engaged living and learning opportunities that can only be found at an urban university. CSU sits in the heart of downtown Cleveland, easily accessible by foot, automobile or public transportation. No matter what living option you choose, you can take advantage of the RTA pass, which all CSU students receive, allowing you to ride public transportation free of charge.

Commute from Home

Commuter Student Lounge

Many CSU students commute from home. Students who commute each day can save money on living expenses and still immerse themselves in the CSU college experience. For many students, the CSU campus is only a quick, convenient RTA ride away. Click here to view the Department of Student Life's commuter services page. Click here to view CSU parking and transportation information.

Live On Campus

Live in a residence hall

Euclid Commons

Cleveland State has two residence hall options providing students the opportunity to live, study, work and play in a safe, on-campus environment. On-site staff organize educational and social events and serve as resources. Click here to learn more about living in the residence halls. 

Live Near Campus

Lease a University-Approved Apartment

The Langston

Just across Chester Avenue from the Washkewicz College of Engineering and Main Classroom Building, The Langston is home to many CSU students. The Langston is a University-approved living option with modern 1, 2, 3 & 4-bedroom apartments and lofts with walk-in closets and a private bathroom for each bedroom.  Click here to learn more about The Langston.

Lease an Off-Campus Apartment

Off Campus Housing Map

As CSU continues to grow, so have the number of housing options adjacent to campus. These communities are just steps from campus and provide a wealth of living options.


From modern to historic, there are numerous additional apartment complexes and rental units that can be found in the city and surrounding neighborhoods. Click here to access CSU's off-campus housing search tool featuring links to databases of additional options.