Living Options

There are many options for student housing in Pasadena and in the wider city of Los Angeles. LACM’s Preferred Student Living option and other, nearby apartments come with a wide range of rental prices and amenities so that students can choose the best environment to create their home away from home.

Easy Transportation

LACM is conveniently located next to LA Metro bus & train options. The bus is located near stops on the Pasadena Rapid Transit System. The Gold Line, Del Mar Train Station is across the street, giving students access to LA and surrounding areas. Students can walk from the nearest stop to LACM in 2 minutes.

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A Student Living Community

A Pasadena Student Living Community, The Cadence furnished apartments provide Undergraduate and Graduate students with top quality amenities and facility services for a comfortable living experience. Located just 3 miles from Old Town Pasadena, students can take advantage of The Cadence’s proximity to local schools and public transportation, as well as convenient walking access to various restaurants, grocers, a gym, and many more.

All Cadence units have two bedrooms and two baths and come furnished with essential living room, dining room and bedroom furniture. Students have the option to share a room with a friend or reserve a single room to themselves. Cadence prices are packaged to include many services & amenities, including high speed WI-FI, heat & air conditioning, cleaning services and much more.

The Cadence also offers Gender Neutral accommodations and limited parking. The Cadence is managed and staffed by the Los Angeles College of Music. Spots are based on availability and licensed on an annual based term. Please visit the Cadence website below for more information.

2022 Housing Deadlines 

  • Reservation Deadline: May 1st 
  • Roommate Connection Form: July 1st 
  • FERPA form and Emergency Contact Form: August 1st 
  • Security Deposit Payment: September 1st 
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Contact LACM Housing
(626) 568 8850

Apartment Living

Pasadena is home to many apartment complexes within walking distance to LACM and they offer a range of rental prices.
Below are some of our preferred apartment companies that come highly recommended from students and staff.

Westgate Apartments

231 S De Lacey Ave Pasadena, CA 91105 (2-3 blocks from LACM)

The Hallie

280 E Del Mar Blvd Pasadena, CA 91101 (4 blocks from LACM)

Other Residential Options

Here is a list of useful sites that provide housing options with a price range that best suits you.
Pasadena is a great walking community with many apartment options near LACM.







  • Hurlbut Apartments $$ 1.3 mi
  • The Aqua Courtyard Suites $$ 1.8 mi
  • Windrose Apartment $$ .5 mi
  • Monterra Del Sol $$ .5 mi
  • California Euclid $$ .7 mi
  • Hurlbut St. $$ .7 mi
  • Palm Garden Apartment Homes $$$ 1.3 mi
  • Villas of Pasadena $$$ .7 mi
  • Eaves Apartment $$$ .4 mi
  • Los Robles $$$ .9 mi
  • Marengo $$$ 1 bedrooms only .5 mi
  • The Avalon $$$$ 1.2 mi
  • The Hallie $$$$ .3 mi
  • Westgate $$$$ .2 mi