UCLA- Frequently Asked Questions

Below, you’ll find the answers to some questions we get from prospective tenants.


Do I need to be a student to live there? Yes, the owners are only allowing active college students to live at the house during the 2022-2023 academic year. We'll ask you to send us an email from your .edu email address to confirm your student status.

Are women allowed to live at Theta Xi? Yes, Theta Xi takes female boarders.

Is there parking available? There is double tandem parking available for $100 a month. Residents are required to leave a spare key in a key box so that their car can be moved if someone they are blocking needs to get out of the lot.

How does the house get cleaned? There is a professional cleaning service that comes twice a week to clean all common areas of the house. The restocking of supplies in the bathrooms and kitchen is taken care of by the house manager.

How much are utilities? So you have to pay fewer bills, all utilities (water, power, gas, and wireless internet) are free.

Are pets allowed? In order to cater to tenants with allergies and encourage a clean home, no pets are allowed.

Is there laundry on site? There are two washers and two dryers on the property that are free for tenants to use.


Do I get a key to my room? Yes, tenants are given keys to their individual rooms. Access control to the building is done with a keypad.

Are the rooms furnished? Rooms are not furnished.

Can I live in a double if I don’t have a roommate? Yes. We will pair tenants who are looking for roommates with each other. Our policy is to only pair roommates of the same gender together.


What is the meal plan like? The meal plan includes ten meals per week cooked by a chef in the Theta Xi kitchen. Monday - Friday lunch, and Sunday - Thursday dinner. There is also milk and cereal available for breakfast. The meal plan is an additional $350 per month and can be added on once you've moved in and gotten a look at how delicious the meals are.

Is there a kitchen? When not being used by the chef, tenants have access to a communal full sized refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, stove, oven, sink, and microwave.

What can I cook with? In addition to the appliances above, there is a limited selection of pots, pans, and other cookware.


What are the bathrooms like? The main bathroom on the second floor has three toilets, a group shower with five shower heads, and six sinks. There are two individual bathrooms that both have a toilet, sink, and shower. For pictures of the bathrooms, check out photos

When do the bathrooms get cleaned? Bathrooms are cleaned twice a week by our professional service, and supplies are restocked daily by our on-site manager.


Why is there an application fee? We want to provide a safe and secure environment, and the $35 application fee goes towards running a background check on all the tenants who we refer to live at 629 Gayley.

How can I make payments? The chapter can take payment online, via cash, or via check.

Is there a security deposit? Yes, there is a security deposit of $1175 that is returned at the end of tenancy minus damages. The deposit is due on the date you move in.

If you like what you hear, check out cf-ld.com/apply to get in touch!