Life on Campus

My Housing Portal

Access your Housing Portal Utilizing the button linked below. You may fill out your application, view your room assignment (if available), submit a cancellation, and more via your portal!

My Housing Portal

We've got Philo EDU!

Philo - turn on the future of tv

What is it?

California State University, San Bernardino is proud to offer Philo Television service. Philo allows residents to watch live television on your personal devices from anywhere on campus. This new streaming service gives you the flexibility and control to pause and rewind live TV plus record 20 hours of DVR space to keep up with all your favorite shows!

How do I get it?

All CSUSB residents with an active MyCoyote account can use this service on Roku enabled Smart TVs, Roku streaming media devices, computers and mobile devices anywhere on campus.

What is included?

TV content may be viewed on your PC and Mac via the web browser, on iPad, iPhone, Android, tablet or other mobile devices via a downloadable app anywhere on campus.

How do I get this service?

To set up Philo on your computer:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter your MyCoyote User ID and Password
  3. Start watching your favorite shows, or record them to watch later!

To set up Philo on your mobile device or tablet:

  1. Visit your App Store or Google Play Store and download the Philo Edu app.
  2. Login with your MyCoyote User ID and Password
  3. Start watching your favorite shows, or record them to watch later!

To watch Philo on your television:

  1. Connect your Roku device to the CSUSB-Devices wireless network. 
    1. If you have a Smart TV with a built-in Roku device, ensure that your Smart TV is connect to the CSUSB-Devices network.  
    2. If you have issues connecting your Roku or Smart TV to the CSUSB-Devices wireless network, please submit the Connect Devices to Campus Network Housing Form.
  2. Register your Roku device with your Philo Edu account.
    1. On your computer, log in to
    2. Click the ROKU REGISTRATION link at the bottom of the page.
    3. Enter your device code.
    4. Select ADD.
  3. Connect your Roku player to your television and stream through the Philo App located in the Roku Library (your television must be already be equipped with a HDMI port).
  4. Alternatively, connect your laptop to your television with a supported HDMI cable (your television must be already be equipped with a HDMI port) and stream Philo at using your preferred internet browser.

Living On Campus Is Better

Living on Campus: So Much to Offer!
pros of living on campus
Pros of Living on Campus
Cons of Living Off Campus
Cons of Living OFF Campus
All expenses (electricity, cable, water, wifi) are included Pay added costs such as WiFi, utilities, water, cable, etc.
You only pay for YOUR expenses You may be stuck with the bills if your roommate moves out.
Just steps away from classes and resources Daily commute to campus
Study groups, tutoring, and academic resources are available Many apartments are not furnished
A diverse selection of meal plans available for all students via dining hall and other options Buy your own groceries
Enjoy Priority Registration Typically requires a 12-month lease
Make numerous friends when you live on campus; these friendships can turn into lifelong friendships Possibility of feeling isolated from school and friends
Student and professional staff living in the hall and University Police is available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week Students will often have to find a roommate to share expenses
Students are exposed to more extracurricular activities and interact more frequently with faculy and peers
Student employment and leadership opportunities available
Students are more satisified with their college experience
Students earn higher grades and graduate sooner