BSSM Student Housing at Simpson University

We will have 2015/2016 applications, housing prices, and more information available on our website in March. Applications for the fall semester will continue to be accepted until housing spots are full. Housing spots may re-open for the second semester beginning in January. Please submit applications for 2015/2016 by August 1, 2015. Thank you.

Simpson University is pleased to offer school year housing to students of the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry. Several different payment options are available and accommodations include a shared room, internet (wired and wireless), convenient parking, on-site coin operated laundry facilities, 24/7 security, and up to three meals per day* in the Dining Center. Housing is available on a first come, first served basis. Please contact the Conference Services office at or 530-226-4971 for more information.

*Available during Dining Center normal operation days and depending on the meal plan chosen.

Important Dates

2014/2015 important dates will be available soon

Move in Dates: TBD/varies First Year Students
Second Year Students**
Rent starts for everyone on Sept. 8 
Move out Date: May 9, 2015  
Monthly Rent: varies Semester long lease required***
Security Deposit: $100 Due with application - refundable if application withdrawn by Aug. 1, 2014
Room Key Deposit: $75  
Mail Key Deposit: $25  
Parking Permit $160 per year  

** Early arrival housing fee is $22 per day

***See Early Move Out Policy for more information

BSSM Payment Options 2014-2015

One payment for full year (September 6, 2014 - May 10, 2015)
Housing/Food Service 21 meals per week   $5,440
Housing/Food Service 14 meals per week   $5,220
One payment for fall semester (September 6, 2014 - December 31, 2014)
Housing/Food Service 21 meals per week   $2,562
Housing/Food Service 14 meals per week   $2,449
One payment for spring semester (January 1, 2015 - May 10, 2015)
Housing/Food Service 21 meals per week   $2,947
Housing/Food Service 14 meals per week   $2,817
Budget Balancer Payments (monthly payments of equal amounts) 21 meals per week
Sept. 6, 2014 - May 5, 2015 (8 payments)   $680/mo.
May 6-10, 2015 (1 payment)   $113
Budget Balancer Payments (monthly payments of equal amounts) 14 meals per week
Sept. 6, 2014 - May 5, 2015 (8 payments)   $650/mo.
May 6-10, 2015 (1 payment)   $108

Housing Application

Download, fill-out and submit a BSSM Housing Application to Auxiliary Services to be considered for the coming year or semester of your choice. Space is limited, so return your application as early as you are able

For more information about short-term guest housing during conferences at Bethel Church, please see the main Simpson University Guest Housing page or contact the Conference Services office at 530-226-4971.

BSSM FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Here is a list of frequently asked questions.

Q:  Where can I get the application to live at Simpson and how do I send it in?

A:  Applications can be found our website,
Completed applications can be mailed to:
Simpson University
Conference Services Office
2211 College View Dr.
Redding, CA 96003
Emailed to:
Faxed to: 530-226-4869

Q:  May I get a tour of your campus?

A:  Tours for Bethel Students are available by appointment and can be scheduled by calling 530-226-4971 or emailing

Q:  May I move in earlier than the listed move-in dates?

A:  If you need to move in earlier than the dates listed, please call 530-226-4971 or email with the date you would like to move in. Please note that not all requests for moving in early will be granted. Those who move in early will be required to pay the current Guest Housing rate for each day prior to the listed move in dates. Meal plans in the dining center may not be available until the scheduled move in date(s); you will be responsible for your own meals.

Q:  How will you get in touch with me if I am accepted into your housing?

A:  Once we confirm with Bethel that you have been accepted into their school, we will email your acceptance to the email address you provide on your application. Acceptance notification will be sent through email only.

Q:  Why does the application require me to include credit card information?

A:  The credit card information is required to pay for your $100 housing application. If you prefer to give your payment information over the phone once we receive your application, please indicate “call in for payment” in the credit card section. If you prefer to pay by check, please mail the check along with your application to our address noted above.

Q:  I need to withdraw my application—can I still get my deposit back?

A:  Deposits are refundable only if your application is withdrawn by August 1.

Q:  Can I have a single room without a roommate?

A:  We are not able to offer single rooms as our goal is to offer housing to as many students as possible.

Q:  How many roommates will I have?

A:   You will have one roommate and two suitemates that will share a bathroom with you and your roommate.

Q:  Will I be living with other BSSM students?

A:  Yes, we group all of the BSSM students in the same section of a residence hall.

Q:  What happens if I want to move out early?

A:  We require a semester long lease for BSSM students who want to live on campus. If you need to move out before the end of the semester, you need to submit a 30 day written notice of departure to the BSSM Housing Coordinator. You are still responsible to pay for your meal plan through the end of the semester, as all of the semester’s meals have been prepaid to the dining center. For more information, please refer to our Early Move Out Policy.

Q:  Can I choose my roommate?

A:  Yes. We do our best to accommodate all requests. Please list your requested roommate in the “Roommate Choice” section of the application; both roommates must request each other. Please note that we do not pair Bethel students with Simpson students.

Q:  What is the size of the room?

A:  The room is approximately 11’ by 20’, with a 7’ long closet, and a bathroom that is 7’ by 9’.

Q:  Is there is a common area in the dorm?

A:   Yes. There is a BSSM Lobby on the second floor of the residence hall that is shared by all the BSSM residents. The lobby contains a microwave, a refrigerator, a toaster, and a TV/sitting area

Q:  Are there laundry facilities nearby?

A:  Coin-operated laundry facilities are located on the first floor of the residence hall.

Q:  Is there a curfew in the residence?

A:  There is no curfew in the residence. However, we do enforce quiet hours, which also requires members of the opposite sex to depart from the room. These times will be discussed at the first meeting of the semester with all the residents.

Q:  Can I bring my car on campus?

A:  Yes. If you would like to bring your car onto campus you will need to purchase a parking permit, which costs $160 per year.

Q:  Am I required to have a meal plan?

A:  Yes. All students living on our campus are required to have a meal plan.

Q:  Am I paying for meals when the dining center is closed?

A:  No. calculate all the meals you will be eating in the dining center for the whole semester and average the cost through the semester.

Q:  If I pay in advance for the semester or the full year and decide to move out, will I be refunded?

A:  If you pay for an entire semester or full year and decide to move out early, you will be refunded the rent portion of your payment only.

Q:  What furniture is included in the room?

A:  The room comes with two twin beds (can be bunked), a dresser, two chairs, and two desks with hutch attachments.

Q:  Can I paint the walls in my room?

A:  The walls can be decorated with appropriate items, but the paint color cannot be changed. For a list of appropriate items please refer to our Traditional Undergraduate Handbook.

Q:  Are males/females allowed in each other’s rooms?

A:  Males/females are allowed in each other’s rooms during designated times only. These times will be discussed at the first meeting of the semester with all the residents.

Q:  What do I do if something in my room is damaged, breaks, or stops working?

A:  If something in your room is damaged or stops working, email right away describing the problem.

Q:  Where do I go to pay my rent each month?

A:  You can pay your rent in the Auxiliary Services Office, in Suite 305 of the Owen Center.

Q:  Can my rent be charged automatically each month?

A:  Yes! If you would like your rent to be charged automatically each month to your credit/debit card, request an Automatic Debit Form from the Auxiliary Services Office, which they will keep on file.

Q:  Is there a gym on campus that I will have access to?

A:  No, the gym is reserved only for Simpson University sports teams and special events. However, there are a number of local gyms as well as running trails in the Redding area.

Q:  Is there a place to study on campus?

A:  Yes, BSSM students are welcome to study in the Simpson University Library. There is also a prayer chapel on campus with a piano that BSSM students may use.