Welcome to the Housing Portal


The portal will open for Housing Applications for Fall 2018- Spring 2019 on April 2, 2018.

 Clark Atlanta University Housing Portal.

On this site you can apply for on-campus housing, create a profile and meet potential roommates. 

Before you begin the application, please check out CAU's housing options, fees, frequently asked questions (FAQ) and other important housing information on our webpage by utilizing the link below.


CAU's Housing Policy:

  • All students with less than 58 earned credit hours are required to live on campus.

Housing Options:

First Year Females - Merner, Holmes, Pfeiffer and CAU Suites

First Year Males -  Beckwith Hall

Upperclassmen -  Brawley Hall and Heritage Commons

Graduate Students - Beckwith Village

(Housing is first come, first serve and there are approximately only 900 beds for upperclassmen and graduate students due to the CAU Housing Policy requirement. We encourage you to apply early.)


All residential students are required to have a meal plan.

Freshmen - Platinum Unlimited Meal Plan

Sophomores - Minimum Silver Meal Plan

On-Campus Upperclassmen and Graduate Students - Minimum Block 60 

Please contact the Office of Student Accounts (404-880-8033) with all questions/concerns pertaining to the meal plan policy. 


Exceptions to the Policy

As there may be compelling individual circumstances that would warrant residing off campus, exceptions to this requirement are handled on a case by case basis. Individuals seeking an exception to the policy must complete an Exemption Form and submit the appropriate documents to the Residence Life office.

For more detailed information please review the Residence Life website at http://www.cau.edu/studentaffairs/residential-life.html


Log In Information:

To access your account, please sign in using your CAU domain account and password.

Your CAU domain account is that part of your assigned email account that precedes the ‘@’ symbol; for example — for Jane Smith — the jane.smith portion of jane.smith@students.cau.edu is the domainYour password is the same as your email password that you set up.

If your CAU account does not work, use your Student Number as the Domain Account and your Last Name as the password. 

If you experience difficulty, please call the IT helpdesk at 404-880-6482.