Community Housing: Access to the Rental Listings

Use of the of the Community Housing rental listings posted through Places4Students is restricted to current Stanford students, faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars and researchers. Incoming Stanford affiliates may also use the restricted sections of the site.

To access the restricted sections of the site, current Stanford affiliates must use their Stanford email addresses to create a "student" account on Incoming Stanford affiliates must request a temporary ID through the Community Housing office. This temporary username and password is NOT a Stanford email address.

To receive your temporary user name and password, please send a copy of your proof of Stanford affiliation to the Community Housing office. You may fax it to (650) 736-1297, scan it and e-mail it to, or mail it to Community Housing, 482 Galvez Mall #110, Stanford, CA 94305-6034.

Be sure to include your e-mail address and mailing address. We will send you the information within two working days of receiving the proof of affiliation.

Whenever possible, proof of affiliation must be in the form of a written document from Stanford University to you. Possible documents include Stanford identification cards, letters of admission, job offers, and letters welcoming visiting scholars or researchers to a department. Exceptions would include forwarded e-mail messages that are clearly from Stanford, and medical resident matching sheets.

If you have any questions, contact the staff at Community Housing.